The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 56 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.21% 0.73% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 4.48% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£455 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.86
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +7.19%
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 67 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.14% 16.38% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 3
Average daily rate £400 £279 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.62% +85.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.39 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.50 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Blackpool - 3 £635 -
Lancaster - 1 £300 -
Morecambe - 1 £210 -
Preston - 1 £210 - 1
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ATM
2 3 (50.00%) ISDN
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) RAD
2 3 (50.00%) SSADM
2 3 (50.00%) DSDM
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) MVS
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) ATM
1 3 (50.00%) ISDN
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) MVS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) RAD
1 3 (50.00%) SSADM
1 3 (50.00%) DSDM
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware