The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 68 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.51% 1.35% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+114.28% +2.94%
VoIP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 148 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.75% 19.30% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 81 65
Average daily rate £488 £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £203 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £18.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £13.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.45 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Cheshire region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Cheshire region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £275 -
Knutsford - 1 £438 - 1
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Magnolia
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) BPMN
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) eTOM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft