The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 88 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 18 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 0.90% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 6.28% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £588 £225 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £212 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £830 £276 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +24.24%
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
264 239 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.37% 14.33% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 114 55
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Firewall
3 12 (30.77%) Wireless
3 12 (30.77%) MPLS
4 11 (28.21%) VPN
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
5 10 (25.64%) CCNP
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (25.64%) ITIL
5 10 (25.64%) LAN
5 10 (25.64%) WAN
6 9 (23.08%) Service Management
7 8 (20.51%) Network Security
7 8 (20.51%) OSPF
7 8 (20.51%) BGP
7 8 (20.51%) Windows
7 8 (20.51%) DNS
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (17.95%) DHCP
8 7 (17.95%) Network Management
8 7 (17.95%) Fortinet
9 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (12.82%) FWSM
10 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (12.82%) WLAN
10 5 (12.82%) Linux

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) MPLS
2 12 (30.77%) Wireless
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (28.21%) VPN
4 10 (25.64%) LAN
4 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
4 10 (25.64%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) BGP
5 8 (20.51%) DNS
5 8 (20.51%) Network Security
5 8 (20.51%) OSPF
6 7 (17.95%) DHCP
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (12.82%) FWSM
8 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (12.82%) SAN
8 5 (12.82%) SSL
8 5 (12.82%) WLAN
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Lync Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Service Management
3 7 (17.95%) Network Management
4 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) Coaching
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Release Management
6 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.13%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
1 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) CCNP
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) CCIE
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Fortinet
3 4 (10.26%) NetApp
4 3 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (5.13%) Aruba
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper
5 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.13%) Polycom
5 2 (5.13%) Siemens
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) IronPort
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Novell
6 1 (2.56%) VMware