The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 28 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 36 64
Rank change year-on-year -18 +28  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% 4.02% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 20.00% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £365 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £355 £331
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -13.97% +13.41%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 95 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.12% 20.08% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 174 88
Median daily rate £305 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.73% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £588 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Median hourly rate £18.77 £22.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.51% +62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.88 £62.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in South Wales

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in South Wales

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in South Wales

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cardiff -4 1 - -
VoIP
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) CCVP
2 4 (40.00%) SNMP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (40.00%) Polycom
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) GCC
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Skype
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PSTN
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) IPv6

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SNMP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) PSTN
2 3 (30.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) IPv6
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (40.00%) GCC
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCVP
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) pfSense
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Avaya
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) Verint
3 1 (10.00%) VMware