The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 April 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 18 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.37% 8.19% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 32.39% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 2
Median daily rate £388 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £285
% change year-on-year +5.33% +31.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £43.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -57.14% +113.41%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 71 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 16.60% 25.27% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 36
Median daily rate £425 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.80% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Southampton

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Southampton over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Southampton

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (43.75%) CCNA
6 6 (37.50%) CCNP
7 4 (25.00%) Network Design
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Network Security
9 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
10 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
10 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
10 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
10 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
10 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
10 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) LAN
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
4 6 (37.50%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow