The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 39 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.32% 0.56% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 7.69% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£400 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
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Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.78% 7.26% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Average daily rate £375 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VoIP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) GLBP
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CCVP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) GLBP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware