The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 90 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 4.17% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£220 £275 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £155 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £315 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
VoIP
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
237 144 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.37% 10.34% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 54 57
Average daily rate £338 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) WAN
1 9 (52.94%) DHCP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (41.18%) Network Management
4 6 (35.29%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) SSL
6 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (11.76%) Information Security
8 2 (11.76%) Network Design
8 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (11.76%) FCoE
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) WAN
1 9 (52.94%) DHCP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (35.29%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) SSL
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (11.76%) FCoE
7 2 (11.76%) RIP
7 2 (11.76%) SNMP
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) SAN
8 1 (5.88%) IGRP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Management
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Siemens
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Genesys
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Sonus
3 1 (5.88%) Mitel
3 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
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