Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 92 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +18
Contract jobs citing VoIP 27 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.55% 0.41% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.24% 2.65% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 18
Wales median daily rate £350 £213 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.71% -48.80% +50.91%
10th Percentile £304 £170 £200
90th Percentile £455 £290 £441
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £18.27 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.68% - -
UK median hourly rate £21.57 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +30.74% -49.23% +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 204 189 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.72% 15.47% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 126 162
Wales median daily rate £400 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -17.20% +16.30%
10th Percentile £269 £148 £207
90th Percentile £575 £469 £506
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -66.67% +344.44%
10th Percentile £13.07 £10.40 £11.93
90th Percentile £42.00 £27.64 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.81% -16.78% +7.48%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 27 £350 +40.00% 17
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) SNMP
4 10 (37.04%) C
4 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (33.33%) Firewall
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
7 7 (25.93%) Skype
7 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (14.81%) Telepresence
10 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
10 4 (14.81%) GCC
10 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) Polycom
10 4 (14.81%) Wireless
10 4 (14.81%) Eclipse

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 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
2 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (37.04%) SNMP
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) Skype
5 4 (14.81%) Telepresence
5 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
5 4 (14.81%) Wireless
6 3 (11.11%) BGP
6 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 3 (11.11%) LAN
6 3 (11.11%) MPLS
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (7.41%) H.323
7 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.70%) Internet
8 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.81%) GCC
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) COM
2 1 (3.70%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (14.81%) NHS
3 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (14.81%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
4 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
7 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Polycom
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) Nortel