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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 98 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.077% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.04%
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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
223 184 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.88% 14.08% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 88 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (40.00%) CCVP
3 2 (40.00%) IVR
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Acronis
4 1 (20.00%) Lumension
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Wyse
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Expert
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Wyse
3 1 (20.00%) Acronis
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint