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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK / Wales
Rank 53 59 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 13 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.85% 2.63% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.93% 15.00% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 9
Median daily rate £395 £375 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +134.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £285
% change year-on-year +10.71% +22.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -56.25% +158.06%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 109 120 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.50% 17.54% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 43
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Wales

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 9 £415 +10.66%
West Wales - 4 £325 -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) SNMP
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) Requirements Management
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) C
4 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
5 10 (43.48%) GCC
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Network Security
7 6 (26.09%) UML
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) pfSense
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) Avaya
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (21.74%) Snort
9 4 (17.39%) CCVP
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (17.39%) Polycom
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) VPN
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business

VoIP
Top Related 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 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) SNMP
2 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) Network Security
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 3 (13.04%) PSTN
6 3 (13.04%) Skype
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall
7 2 (8.70%) IPv6
7 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.35%) DHCP
8 1 (4.35%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) IPsec
8 1 (4.35%) RTP
8 1 (4.35%) SSH
8 1 (4.35%) SSL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
1 10 (43.48%) GCC
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) C Software Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Requirements Management
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.35%) ITSM
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) pfSense
1 5 (21.74%) Snort
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (13.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Avaya
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Polycom
4 3 (13.04%) Vyatta
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow