Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 144 157
Rank change year-on-year -31 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 21 63 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 1.11% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 7.54% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 33
South West median daily rate £190 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.09% -14.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £109 £170 £180
90th Percentile £359 £674 £538
England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 23
South West median hourly rate £18.25 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.38% -5.88% +112.50%
10th Percentile £16.93 £19.75 £17.25
90th Percentile £19.38 £45.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £16.81 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -38.89% +34.15% +2.50%

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 834 835 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.87% 14.72% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 493 469
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +0.69%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £180
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 80 76
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +80.11%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.23 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.45 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -15 7 £241 -62.88%
Gloucestershire +23 6 £195 -40.00%
Bristol -15 4 £114 -64.78% 3
Dorset +1 1 - - 2
Devon -11 1 - -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (28.57%) CCNP
6 5 (23.81%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) Service Management
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
8 3 (14.29%) BGP
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) LAN
1 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) BGP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) NX-OS
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 2 (9.52%) Broadband
5 2 (9.52%) GSM
5 2 (9.52%) LTE
5 2 (9.52%) UMTS
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Support
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Designer
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (19.05%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Security Patching
3 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Business Development
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Demand Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Security Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.76%) MCTS
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (14.29%) Opsview
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds