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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 82 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.30% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 2.14% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +2.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +20.58%
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
184 140 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.95% 14.23% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 74 52
Median daily rate £385 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £597 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Knutsford -7 2 £375 -25.00%
Chester -4 1 £250 -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) JNCIA
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) IVR
5 4 (28.57%) OSPF
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) Avaya
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) IGRP
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) H.323

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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) CTI
5 2 (14.29%) H.323
5 2 (14.29%) IGRP
5 2 (14.29%) ISDN
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) PBX
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) WLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Broadband
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) IVR
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) BPMN
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) eTOM
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.14%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Genesys
5 2 (14.29%) Nortel
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) BT
6 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft