Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 January 2018 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 85 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.46% 1.35% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 8.33% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 9
Wales median daily rate £213 £415 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.80% +50.91% -26.67%
10th Percentile £170 £248 £257
90th Percentile £290 £475 £383
UK median daily rate £338 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Wales median hourly rate £11.75 - £9.50
10th Percentile £10.28 - £9.00
90th Percentile £13.83 - £23.10
UK median hourly rate £15.85 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -42.38% +44.74% -5.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 189 228 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.52% 16.20% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 198
Wales median daily rate £350 £390 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +13.87% -8.67%
10th Percentile £140 £181 £213
90th Percentile £475 £489 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 14
Wales median hourly rate £25.70 £18.21 £10.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.08% +79.88% -36.72%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.66 £77.50 £20.53
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Wales

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Wales

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Wales

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
South Wales -9 3 £250 -40.48% 5
North Wales - 3 £183 -
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) VCP5
5 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Meraki
5 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Genesys
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) Polycom
4 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) VMware