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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 40 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.61% 1.10% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 8.06% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £263 £610 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.96% +154.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -8.88%
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
39 62 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.96% 13.69% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 51
Median daily rate £325 £375 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +86.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 +5 1 £225 +7.14%
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
2 1 (33.33%) HP MASE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) VPN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
1 1 (33.33%) HP MASE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) arcserve
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NEC
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos