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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 84 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 23 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 0.98% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.10% 8.12% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Median daily rate £438 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -45.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+58.53% +2.50%
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
284 197 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.26% 12.12% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 96 64
Median daily rate £378 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -56.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 - -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 29 (70.73%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) MPLS
3 13 (31.71%) Firewall
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (26.83%) CCNP
5 10 (24.39%) WAN
6 9 (21.95%) LAN
6 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
6 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) Windows
7 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) NGN
8 6 (14.63%) OSPF
8 6 (14.63%) BGP
8 6 (14.63%) Avaya
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (14.63%) Network Management
9 5 (12.20%) F5
9 5 (12.20%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.20%) DNS
9 5 (12.20%) SCCM
9 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
9 5 (12.20%) IP Telephony
10 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.76%) PKI
10 4 (9.76%) BIG-IP

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 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) MPLS
2 13 (31.71%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) WAN
4 9 (21.95%) LAN
4 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (14.63%) BGP
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (14.63%) NGN
5 6 (14.63%) OSPF
6 5 (12.20%) DNS
6 5 (12.20%) EIGRP
6 5 (12.20%) IP Telephony
7 4 (9.76%) BIG-IP
7 4 (9.76%) NetScreen
7 4 (9.76%) Network Security
7 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (7.32%) Skype
8 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) ICT Assistant
4 2 (4.88%) ICT Manager
4 2 (4.88%) ICT Network Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Lync Specialist
4 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
2 6 (14.63%) Network Management
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Web Filtering
4 3 (7.32%) Email Filtering
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.88%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Release Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) CCNP
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) CCIE
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (12.20%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.32%) SmoothWall
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Avaya
4 5 (12.20%) F5
4 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
5 4 (9.76%) Juniper
6 3 (7.32%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) VMware
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Nortel
8 1 (2.44%) Novell
8 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) Siemens
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) Sonus