The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South West / Dorset
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - - 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £163
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +10.71% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -56.25% +158.06%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 21 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 4.26% 9.01% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Median daily rate £328 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Dorset

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VoIP in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Dorset

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Dorset

VoIP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) FabricPath

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) FabricPath
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) WatchGuard