Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 15 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 +54 -8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.88% 8.85% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 38.02% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 45 9
Southampton median daily rate £386 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -3.23% -
10th Percentile £286 £313 £360
90th Percentile £429 £419 £395
Hampshire median daily rate £385 £375 £394
% change year-on-year +2.67% -4.76% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 - £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year -44.83% +7.41% -32.50%

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 84 121 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 17.28% 23.27% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 97 74
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £297 £292
90th Percentile £550 £438 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £403 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +7.47% -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -33.33% -55.43%
10th Percentile £11.60 £13.00 £12.24
90th Percentile £25.75 £15.90 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -48.05% +14.07% +22.73%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 6 months to 20 July 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 20 July 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) Wireless
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Network Design
8 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (14.29%) DSL
8 2 (14.29%) SS7
8 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
9 1 (7.14%) CCNA
9 1 (7.14%) Windows
9 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
9 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
9 1 (7.14%) Lotus
9 1 (7.14%) Migration

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 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Wireless
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) DSL
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) SS7
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Network Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
2 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow