Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 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)
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 178 151
Rank change year-on-year -14 -27 +1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 35 21 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.37% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 2.51% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 27
South West median daily rate £390 £190 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +105.26% -41.54% -12.16%
10th Percentile £294 £109 £161
90th Percentile £488 £390 £675
England median daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +1.45% -8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
South West median hourly rate £11.83 £18.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.18% -57.06% -
10th Percentile £10.92 £16.93 £32.75
90th Percentile £14.99 £19.38 £45.88
England median hourly rate £20.32 £16.81 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.93% -38.89% +34.15%

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 952 835 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.68% 14.88% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 505 463
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £184 £181 £164
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 51 79
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.49% -29.33% -4.46%
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.50 £12.65
90th Percentile £49.35 £42.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +7.48%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the South West

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in the South West

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the South West over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in the South West

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in the South West

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -8 21 £380 +27.73% 10
Gloucestershire -9 9 £344 +76.28% 2
Bristol -16 2 £375 +227.60% 8
Dorset -3 1 £400 - 17
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) LAN
2 15 (42.86%) WAN
3 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Firewall
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) CCNP
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (25.71%) BGP
6 9 (25.71%) VPN
7 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
7 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
8 7 (20.00%) MPLS
8 7 (20.00%) OSPF
8 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) DevOps
9 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) SolarWinds
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (17.14%) FCoE
9 6 (17.14%) Wireless
9 6 (17.14%) iSCSI
9 6 (17.14%) MySQL
10 5 (14.29%) C#
10 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.29%) SSL
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Firebase
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) LAN
1 15 (42.86%) WAN
2 11 (31.43%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) BGP
3 9 (25.71%) VPN
4 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
5 7 (20.00%) MPLS
5 7 (20.00%) OSPF
5 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (17.14%) FCoE
6 6 (17.14%) iSCSI
6 6 (17.14%) Wireless
7 5 (14.29%) IPsec
7 5 (14.29%) SSL
7 5 (14.29%) VPLS
7 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 4 (11.43%) Network Security
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.86%) Gradle
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) VoIP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Node.js
1 5 (14.29%) React
2 2 (5.71%) WebRTC
3 1 (2.86%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.86%) Dagger
3 1 (2.86%) Gson
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) Retrofit
3 1 (2.86%) RxJava
3 1 (2.86%) STL
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Handset
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) DevOps
2 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (14.29%) SDLC
3 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Security Patching
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C#
1 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
2 3 (8.57%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Java 8
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) CCNP
4 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
5 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) CCNA
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.71%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.86%) CCIE
8 1 (2.86%) CCMSE
8 1 (2.86%) CCSA
8 1 (2.86%) CCSE
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.86%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (8.57%) Opsview
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) SolarWinds
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) BT
7 2 (5.71%) Meraki
7 2 (5.71%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Brocade
8 1 (2.86%) CA
8 1 (2.86%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.86%) Siemens
8 1 (2.86%) Sophos
8 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard