The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 35 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.76% 1.32% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 13.64% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £251
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+65.85% +17.14%
VoIP
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
36 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.74% 9.65% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) SSH

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet