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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 57 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.89% 1.10% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 5.59% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£439 £275 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.63% -54.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £92.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
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
141 179 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.89% 19.63% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 89 81
Average daily rate £323 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £226 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £14.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 £500 - 1
Chester - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (30.77%) PSTN
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Avaya
1 4 (30.77%) H.323
1 4 (30.77%) CMS
1 4 (30.77%) MGW
1 4 (30.77%) Verint
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) IVR
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) GSM
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) PSTN
1 4 (30.77%) H.323
1 4 (30.77%) MGW
2 3 (23.08%) GSM
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Avaya
1 4 (30.77%) Verint
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Mitel
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft