Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 75 80
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 16 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.06% 1.58% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.17% 10.40% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 15
Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +134.38%
10th Percentile £196 £339 £304
90th Percentile £425 £475 £425
UK median daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -9.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £13.77 - £30.00
10th Percentile £12.81 - £27.50
90th Percentile £14.71 - £32.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £32.63
% change year-on-year -14.89% -27.97% +63.13%

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 223 202 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.72% 15.22% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 137 145
Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £160 £195
90th Percentile £496 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +3.11% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 7
Wales median hourly rate £19.80 £55.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +307.41% -1.82%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £41.63 £77.50 £26.73
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% -12.00% +11.48%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -19 14 £400 -5.88% 7
North Wales - 2 £183 -
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (50.00%) Polycom
5 8 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (43.75%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (43.75%) Skype for Business
6 7 (43.75%) Unified Communications
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (43.75%) Skype
6 7 (43.75%) Telepresence
6 7 (43.75%) CCNA
6 7 (43.75%) Video\Live Streaming
6 7 (43.75%) IP Telephony
7 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 5 (31.25%) C
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) H.323
10 3 (18.75%) CCNP
10 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 2 (12.50%) CCDP
11 2 (12.50%) HP
11 2 (12.50%) Windows
11 2 (12.50%) CCIE
11 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP

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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (43.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) IP Telephony
2 7 (43.75%) Skype
2 7 (43.75%) Telepresence
2 7 (43.75%) Unified Communications
3 4 (25.00%) H.323
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) PBX
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) GCC
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IP Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) Network Support
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Mitel Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (43.75%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (43.75%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (31.25%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) CCDP
5 2 (12.50%) CCIE
5 2 (12.50%) CCVP
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) MCTS
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Polycom
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Nortel
5 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) VMware