The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP 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 VoIP over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 81 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.72% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.29% 5.11% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Average daily rate £275 £230 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -26.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £164 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £296 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.63 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% -4.26%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 137 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.20% 14.17% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 100
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) BT
4 4 (28.57%) Mitel
4 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 4 (28.57%) Nortel Meridian
4 4 (28.57%) IPv4
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Nortel
4 4 (28.57%) Avaya
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Handset
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) IPv4
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 4 (28.57%) Nortel Meridian
2 4 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
1 2 (14.29%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) MetaFrame
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) BT
2 4 (28.57%) Mitel
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Nortel
2 4 (28.57%) Avaya
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Siemens
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