The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 June 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.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 81 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 23 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.31% 1.58% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.87% 7.14% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 14
Median daily rate £388 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £340 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £428 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £331
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.66% +5.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.43% +40.24%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 392 434 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.31% 22.11% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 275 237
Median daily rate £408 £375 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% -5.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 36
Median hourly rate £22.50 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.95% +101.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Hampshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Hampshire

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Hampshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -2 8 £388 +3.33% 1
Basingstoke -4 6 £450 - 3
Portsmouth -1 5 £375 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £500 - 1
VoIP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 32 (66.67%) Firewall
2 29 (60.42%) Cisco
3 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
4 23 (47.92%) WAN
5 22 (45.83%) SC Cleared
6 21 (43.75%) LAN
7 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (33.33%) Wireless
9 15 (31.25%) CCNP
10 14 (29.17%) Network Security
10 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
11 12 (25.00%) ITIL
12 11 (22.92%) CheckPoint
12 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (20.83%) Fortinet
13 10 (20.83%) Windows
13 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.83%) VPN
14 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (18.75%) MCITP
14 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
14 9 (18.75%) VMware
14 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
14 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
15 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (16.67%) Skype for Business
15 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (16.67%) High Availability

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) Firewall
2 23 (47.92%) WAN
3 21 (43.75%) LAN
4 16 (33.33%) Wireless
5 14 (29.17%) Network Security
6 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (20.83%) VPN
8 8 (16.67%) SAN
8 8 (16.67%) Skype
9 7 (14.58%) BGP
9 7 (14.58%) MPLS
10 5 (10.42%) IPsec
10 5 (10.42%) LTE
10 5 (10.42%) MVNO
10 5 (10.42%) OSPF
10 5 (10.42%) SCTP
11 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
11 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications
11 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Consultant
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.42%) Firewall Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Engineering Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) IP Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Support
7 2 (4.17%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) CESG
3 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) High Availability
3 7 (14.58%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (14.58%) Network Management
4 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.42%) Network Design
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (6.25%) Test Management
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
8 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.17%) Fault Management
8 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) Product Management
8 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.08%) Demand Management
9 1 (2.08%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.08%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (31.25%) CCNP
5 9 (18.75%) MCITP
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (16.67%) MCSA
7 5 (10.42%) Degree
8 4 (8.33%) CCNA
9 3 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (4.17%) Master's Degree
11 1 (2.08%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
11 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
11 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.08%) MCSE
11 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) PMO
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Cisco
2 11 (22.92%) CheckPoint
3 10 (20.83%) Fortinet
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.75%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) NetApp
5 8 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 5 (10.42%) Brocade
6 5 (10.42%) F5
7 4 (8.33%) BMC
7 4 (8.33%) Remedy
8 3 (6.25%) Ericsson
8 3 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (6.25%) Juniper
8 3 (6.25%) Motorola
9 2 (4.17%) Verint
10 1 (2.08%) Lotus
10 1 (2.08%) Meraki
10 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.08%) Veeam