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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 85 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.74% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 5.66% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £270 £232
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% +16.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £249 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £305 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £21.25 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -1.29%
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
208 159 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.59% 13.03% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 59
Average daily rate £325 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) SSH
6 1 (9.09%) Network Design

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Softswitch
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) FCoE
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (9.09%) SSH
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (9.09%) IGRP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Genesys
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) Websense
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Sonus