Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 75 96
Rank change year-on-year -12 +21 -2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 2.14% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 12.61% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 9
Wales median daily rate £250 £408 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.65% +48.18% -26.67%
10th Percentile £215 £193 £257
90th Percentile £305 £441 £383
UK median daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -9.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Wales median hourly rate £10.00 - £9.50
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -49.23% +58.54% +2.50%

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 179 238 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.18% 16.95% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 153 198
Wales median daily rate £310 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.22% -9.60%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £218
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.28%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.62 £77.50 £20.45
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

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 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 19 November 2017. 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 -15 2 £250 -39.76%
North Wales - 1 - -
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Telephony Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCP5
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware