The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 97 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 2.07% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £255 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-43.12% +180.70%
IP Telephony
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 241 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.88% 14.27% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 55
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (33.33%) SmoothWall
4 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
4 3 (33.33%) Web Filtering
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) WAP
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Incident and Problem Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Web Filtering
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SmoothWall
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) GFI Software
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) VMware