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 3 months to 30 March 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)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 105 123
Rank change year-on-year -18 +18  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 15 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 1.20% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 7.49% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 15
Median daily rate £400 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £132 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £391 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +11.78% +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -56.25% +102.53%  

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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 431 467 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.58% 16.04% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 308 183
Median daily rate £338 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 26
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.18% -7.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £16.10 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Gloucestershire +2 7 £425 +220.75% 1
Bristol +6 4 £385 -0.64% 2
Somerset +3 3 - -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 16 (43.24%) VMware
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco
3 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (32.43%) Project Management
6 11 (29.73%) Migration
7 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) LAN
9 8 (21.62%) WAN
9 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
10 7 (18.92%) Scrum
11 6 (16.22%) IVR
11 6 (16.22%) Firewall
11 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.22%) RUP
11 6 (16.22%) DSDM
11 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.22%) Ansible
11 6 (16.22%) DevOps
11 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
11 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Puppet

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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (8.11%) Confluence
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) LAN
1 8 (21.62%) WAN
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 5 (13.51%) VPN
3 5 (13.51%) Wireless
4 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
5 3 (8.11%) AMQP
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.11%) ISDN
5 3 (8.11%) Junos
5 3 (8.11%) MPLS
5 3 (8.11%) NAS
5 3 (8.11%) OpenScape
5 3 (8.11%) OSPF
5 3 (8.11%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
5 3 (8.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) dBASE
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
1 4 (10.81%) CMake
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) GoogleTest
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.70%) Valgrind
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Military
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Head of Delivery
2 4 (10.81%) Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Head of Digital
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Technician
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Technician
4 2 (5.41%) Site Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
4 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) IVR
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Replication
5 3 (8.11%) Handset
6 2 (5.41%) CESG
6 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
6 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Solaris
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) Migration
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) DSDM
5 6 (16.22%) RUP
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Service Design
7 4 (10.81%) Network Design
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Demand Management
8 3 (8.11%) Validation
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
9 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.81%) Perl
2 4 (10.81%) Python
2 4 (10.81%) Ruby
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) MCSE
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.81%) CCNA
7 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
7 3 (8.11%) JNCIE
7 3 (8.11%) JNCIP
7 3 (8.11%) RHCE
7 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (5.41%) CCNP
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
8 2 (5.41%) MCITP
9 1 (2.70%) CNA
9 1 (2.70%) SANS
9 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) JSP 440
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) Docker
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Ansible
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.70%) Nmap
2 1 (2.70%) QRadar
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) Juniper
5 3 (8.11%) Google
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.11%) Siemens
5 3 (8.11%) Verint
6 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.41%) Sophos
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Novell
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