The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £261 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +114.28%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 56 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.68% 12.50% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 12
Median daily rate £500 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (69.23%) Internet
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) CCIE
4 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
5 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
5 8 (61.54%) CCNP
5 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 8 (61.54%) ITIL
6 7 (53.85%) CCNA
6 7 (53.85%) Network Security
7 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
7 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
8 4 (30.77%) Broadband
8 4 (30.77%) Service Management
9 3 (23.08%) Firewall
9 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 3 (23.08%) Softphone
9 3 (23.08%) Symposium
9 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
10 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
10 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
10 2 (15.38%) Office 365
10 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (69.23%) Internet
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) Broadband
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Softphone
7 3 (23.08%) Symposium
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Network Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
2 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCIE
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 7 (53.85%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft