Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 176 146
Rank change year-on-year -12 -30 +6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 32 22 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.40% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 2.69% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 35
South West median daily rate £380 £248 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.54% -17.50% -19.46%
10th Percentile £192 £112 £187
90th Percentile £488 £475 £400
England median daily rate £350 £351 £375
% change year-on-year -0.14% -6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
South West median hourly rate £13.70 £18.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -27.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £11.85 £16.93 £19.75
90th Percentile £15.55 £19.38 £45.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.81 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.01% -32.78% +21.95%

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 864 817 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.30% 14.86% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 485 523
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £171 £178
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 51 89
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -15.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.79 £12.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -3 18 £410 +36.67% 7
Gloucestershire +1 8 £263 +34.62% 1
Bristol -17 2 £375 +227.60% 6
Devon +7 1 - - 5
Somerset - 1 £180 - 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) LAN
2 15 (46.88%) WAN
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) CCNP
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 8 (25.00%) BGP
7 8 (25.00%) Firewall
8 7 (21.88%) Service Management
8 7 (21.88%) VMware
8 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
8 7 (21.88%) EIGRP
8 7 (21.88%) VPN
8 7 (21.88%) Security Patching
9 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
9 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
9 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.63%) Python
10 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
10 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.63%) Opsview
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
11 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
11 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring

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 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) LAN
1 15 (46.88%) WAN
2 8 (25.00%) BGP
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) EIGRP
3 7 (21.88%) VPN
4 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (12.50%) MPLS
6 4 (12.50%) NX-OS
6 4 (12.50%) OSPF
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.38%) FCoE
7 3 (9.38%) IPsec
7 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
7 3 (9.38%) Network Security
7 3 (9.38%) SSL
7 3 (9.38%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Node.js
1 3 (9.38%) React
2 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) STL
2 1 (3.13%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.38%) Handset
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SUSE
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
1 7 (21.88%) Security Patching
1 7 (21.88%) Service Management
2 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Network Design
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) CCNP
4 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) CCNA
6 2 (6.25%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCMSE
7 1 (3.13%) CCSA
7 1 (3.13%) CCSE
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.13%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (15.63%) Opsview
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.13%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) BT
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.25%) Meraki
6 2 (6.25%) Mitel
6 2 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Canon
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.13%) Polycom
7 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard