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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 47 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.53% - 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% - 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £263 - £245
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 - £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
- +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.26% +2.50%
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
31 31 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.16% 8.66% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 40
Median daily rate £375 £350 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +38.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -39.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Preston - 1 £225 -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) ThinPrint
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Compaq
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Messaging Support
2 2 (40.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Brightmail
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Compaq
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) IronPort
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) ThinPrint
3 1 (20.00%) arcserve
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) NEC
3 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos