The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank - 73 84
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.097% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.92% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £290 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £27.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-42.12% +86.20%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 109 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.16% 10.58% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 62
Average daily rate £320 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £338 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 32
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
IP Telephony
North West

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 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Mitel
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) IPv4
2 5 (83.33%) Nortel
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) BT
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) Nortel Meridian
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Local Government
6 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) IPv4
2 4 (66.67%) Nortel Meridian
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Mitel
2 5 (83.33%) Nortel
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco