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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 73 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 18 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 0.41% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.53% 3.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £309 £298
% change year-on-year
+9.31% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.24% -34.00%
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
211 129 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.77% 10.45% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 51 57
Average daily rate £300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.27 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Wireless
3 11 (47.83%) DHCP
3 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 10 (43.48%) VPN
4 10 (43.48%) LAN
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Network Security
6 8 (34.78%) Network Management
6 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (30.43%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) CCNP
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
8 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
10 4 (17.39%) SNMP
10 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
10 4 (17.39%) Information Security
10 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (13.04%) VMware
11 3 (13.04%) SSH
11 3 (13.04%) Network Design
11 3 (13.04%) Telnet

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Wireless
3 11 (47.83%) DHCP
3 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 10 (43.48%) LAN
4 10 (43.48%) VPN
5 9 (39.13%) Network Security
6 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (30.43%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
8 6 (26.09%) WAN
9 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
10 4 (17.39%) SNMP
10 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
11 3 (13.04%) MPLS
11 3 (13.04%) OSPF
11 3 (13.04%) SAN
11 3 (13.04%) Telnet
11 3 (13.04%) SSH
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
3 2 (8.70%) Aruba
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Siemens
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) Sonus
4 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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