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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 79 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.25% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 2.04% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.36 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -6.58%
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
179 147 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.54% 12.20% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 74 48
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 31
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 2014.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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
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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
Stockport - 1 - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Salford - - - -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Handset
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) RIP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) RIP
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Siemens