Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 81 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 -24 +40
Contract jobs citing VoIP 31 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.09% 0.98% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.60% 6.63% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 24
Wales median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +134.38%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £294
90th Percentile £425 £475 £430
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £13.77 - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £33.60
% change year-on-year - -40.48% +63.90%

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 228 196 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.37% 14.76% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 130 117
Wales median daily rate £395 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.42% -17.33% +21.95%
10th Percentile £218 £166 £240
90th Percentile £534 £475 £578
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 16
Wales median hourly rate £14.04 £55.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.48% +166.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.50 £11.99
90th Percentile £42.00 £77.50 £68.13
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% -21.36% +19.05%

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 17 July 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 +6 31 £388 -1.90% 11
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
2 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
3 21 (67.74%) Cisco
4 20 (64.52%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (61.29%) Firewall
6 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
7 17 (54.84%) Video\Live Streaming
7 17 (54.84%) Cisco CUCM
7 17 (54.84%) Skype
7 17 (54.84%) Telepresence
7 17 (54.84%) Polycom
7 17 (54.84%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (54.84%) Skype for Business
7 17 (54.84%) Unified Communications
8 16 (51.61%) C
9 15 (48.39%) IP Telephony
10 14 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (35.48%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (29.03%) H.323
13 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
14 8 (25.81%) Linux
14 8 (25.81%) CCNA
14 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
14 8 (25.81%) SNMP
15 7 (22.58%) GCC
15 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
15 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
16 5 (16.13%) Computer Science

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 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
2 17 (54.84%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) Skype
2 17 (54.84%) Telepresence
2 17 (54.84%) Unified Communications
3 15 (48.39%) IP Telephony
4 9 (29.03%) H.323
4 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (25.81%) SNMP
6 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) DNS
7 1 (3.23%) IPsec
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
1 7 (22.58%) GCC
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) IP Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Telephony Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Support
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (54.84%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (54.84%) Video\Live Streaming
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) AS400
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (35.48%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) ERP
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) IT Governance
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
1 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (25.81%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
4 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCVP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) Polycom
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Mitel
4 1 (3.23%) Nortel