Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 92 58
Rank change year-on-year +10 -34 +36
Contract jobs citing VoIP 30 3 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.93% 0.26% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 2.10% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 15
Wales median daily rate £375 £225 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -42.31% +41.82%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £185
90th Percentile £425 £238 £433
UK median daily rate £350 £358 £375
% change year-on-year -2.10% -4.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £14.04 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £16.81 £32.50
% change year-on-year +19.01% -48.29% +58.54%

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 228 143 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.70% 12.23% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 98 133
Wales median daily rate £400 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £245 £149 £225
90th Percentile £574 £475 £537
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 23
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -33.33% +121.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £11.83
90th Percentile £42.00 £39.72 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.30
% change year-on-year +5.26% -21.81% +21.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Wales over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 September 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 -4 30 £375 +66.67% 10
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 18 (60.00%) C
5 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (46.67%) Cisco
6 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 14 (46.67%) Firewall
7 13 (43.33%) Video\Live Streaming
7 13 (43.33%) SNMP
7 13 (43.33%) Telepresence
7 13 (43.33%) Skype
7 13 (43.33%) Polycom
7 13 (43.33%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (43.33%) Skype for Business
7 13 (43.33%) Unified Communications
7 13 (43.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
8 11 (36.67%) Linux
8 11 (36.67%) IP Telephony
8 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (33.33%) GCC
9 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 10 (33.33%) Eclipse
10 8 (26.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 8 (26.67%) Requirements Management
11 6 (20.00%) H.323
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.00%) CCNA

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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (43.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (46.67%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) Skype
3 13 (43.33%) SNMP
3 13 (43.33%) Telepresence
3 13 (43.33%) Unified Communications
4 11 (36.67%) IP Telephony
5 6 (20.00%) H.323
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) Intranet
7 1 (3.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 10 (33.33%) GCC
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) IP Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Telephony Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (43.33%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (43.33%) Video\Live Streaming
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (26.67%) Requirements Management
3 8 (26.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 4 (13.33%) UML
6 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security
8 1 (3.33%) IT Strategy
8 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) Polycom
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Nortel