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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 83 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 15 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 4.11% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -18.36%
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
189 146 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.67% 11.51% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 68 71
Average daily rate £305 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) Wireless
3 12 (50.00%) DHCP
3 12 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco
5 10 (41.67%) LAN
5 10 (41.67%) Network Security
6 8 (33.33%) Network Management
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (33.33%) BGP
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) SSL
7 6 (25.00%) CCNP
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) SNMP
8 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (16.67%) Network Design
9 4 (16.67%) VMware
9 4 (16.67%) Information Security
9 4 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (16.67%) OSPF
9 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 3 (12.50%) SAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) Wireless
3 12 (50.00%) DHCP
3 12 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 10 (41.67%) Network Security
5 10 (41.67%) LAN
6 8 (33.33%) BGP
6 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (25.00%) SSL
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) SNMP
9 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 4 (16.67%) OSPF
10 3 (12.50%) SSH
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Statistics
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Network Management
2 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
1 3 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Aruba
4 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Siemens
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago