The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 64 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.22% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 1.98% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £275 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £500 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £92.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+58.53% +5.12%
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
131 101 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.95% 11.01% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 54 61
Median daily rate £400 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 13
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 4 £275 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) OSPF
5 4 (23.53%) BGP
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) IVR
5 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) BroadSoft
5 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) Nortel
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Magnolia
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
3 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) CTI
5 2 (11.76%) H.323
5 2 (11.76%) IGRP
5 2 (11.76%) ISDN
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) PBX
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (23.53%) IVR
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.88%) Health Informatics
4 1 (5.88%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) BPMN
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) eTOM
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) BroadSoft
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Genesys
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Nortel
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) BT