Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 2019 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
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 160 167
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -28
Contract jobs citing VoIP 40 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 4.97% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 16
South West median daily rate £350 £313 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -19.09% +3.00%
10th Percentile £235 £171 £193
90th Percentile £438 £470 £478
England median daily rate £363 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +7.41% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
South West median hourly rate £30.79 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% - -
England median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% -24.00%

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 914 744 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.22% 14.98% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 419 489
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £165 £206 £192
90th Percentile £575 £542 £513
England median daily rate £434 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 63 71
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -10.71% +20.86%
10th Percentile £17.54 £16.25 £14.95
90th Percentile £53.68 £47.50 £77.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.91% -21.50%

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 15 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the South West over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 June 2019. 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
Cornwall - 11 £350 -
Wiltshire -42 9 £375 -9.09% 1
Gloucestershire -6 8 £463 +137.18% 2
Bristol -12 4 £350 +16.67% 2
Dorset +4 2 - - 1
Somerset +1 2 £175 -5.41%
Devon -1 2 £425 - 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) WAN
3 19 (47.50%) LAN
4 15 (37.50%) Firewall
5 12 (30.00%) VPN
6 11 (27.50%) ITIL
6 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
7 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (25.00%) Juniper
7 10 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (25.00%) Web Filtering
8 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
8 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.00%) HP
9 8 (20.00%) Aruba
9 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
10 7 (17.50%) CCNP
10 7 (17.50%) Service Management
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.00%) SLA
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 5 (12.50%) Network Design
12 5 (12.50%) CCNA
12 5 (12.50%) Linux
12 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi

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 3 (7.50%) MS Project Server
2 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) WAN
2 19 (47.50%) LAN
3 15 (37.50%) Firewall
4 12 (30.00%) VPN
5 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.00%) Network Security
8 3 (7.50%) PSTN
8 3 (7.50%) Wireless
8 3 (7.50%) WLAN
9 2 (5.00%) DHCP
9 2 (5.00%) DNS
9 2 (5.00%) ISDN
9 2 (5.00%) Skype
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (2.50%) Converged Networks
10 1 (2.50%) IPsec
10 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.50%) VPLS
10 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Network Technician
3 4 (10.00%) Security Technician
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Technician
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Technician
3 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.50%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.50%) Service Management
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.50%) Network Design
4 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (10.00%) C++
1 4 (10.00%) Java
1 4 (10.00%) Python
1 4 (10.00%) Ruby
2 3 (7.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.50%) CCNP
4 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (5.00%) CCIE
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
1 4 (10.00%) Firmware
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (25.00%) Juniper
3 8 (20.00%) Aruba
3 8 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) Nortel
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Mitel
7 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) VMware