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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 61 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 35 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.49% 0.99% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.28% 6.83% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 6
Median daily rate £425 £356 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.65% +15.00%

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
229 278 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 14.42% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 142 67
Median daily rate £413 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Salford - 11 £450 - 1
Bolton - 3 £339 -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 46 (71.88%) Firewall
2 41 (64.06%) WAN
3 38 (59.38%) LAN
4 31 (48.44%) VPN
5 30 (46.88%) Windows
6 28 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 28 (43.75%) Patch Management
7 26 (40.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 25 (39.06%) Unix
8 25 (39.06%) Linux
8 25 (39.06%) Apple
8 25 (39.06%) Vulnerability Management
9 24 (37.50%) SANS
9 24 (37.50%) CISSP
10 23 (35.94%) SSCP
11 21 (32.81%) QRadar
11 21 (32.81%) Network Monitoring
11 21 (32.81%) Splunk
12 20 (31.25%) ELK Stack
13 15 (23.44%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (23.44%) Case Management
14 14 (21.88%) Cisco
15 13 (20.31%) IBM
15 13 (20.31%) Cyber Attack
15 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
15 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
15 13 (20.31%) Security Monitoring
16 12 (18.75%) LogRhythm
16 12 (18.75%) Information Security
17 10 (15.63%) Analytics

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 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.56%) Jetty
3 1 (1.56%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Slack
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 46 (71.88%) Firewall
2 41 (64.06%) WAN
3 38 (59.38%) LAN
4 31 (48.44%) VPN
5 28 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.06%) PBX
6 9 (14.06%) Unified Communications
7 7 (10.94%) Network Security
7 7 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (9.38%) Internet
9 5 (7.81%) MPLS
9 5 (7.81%) Wireless
10 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.25%) DHCP
10 4 (6.25%) DNS
10 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (6.25%) SSL
11 3 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (4.69%) NAS
11 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Redis
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Security Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Network Security Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Security Specialist
5 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications Manager
5 3 (4.69%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (3.13%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) ELK Stack
2 6 (9.38%) RESTful
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) CSS3
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) HTML5
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) Servlets
3 1 (1.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.69%) BYOD
4 3 (4.69%) IVR
4 3 (4.69%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Handset
6 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Linux
2 25 (39.06%) Unix
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Patch Management
2 26 (40.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 25 (39.06%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (32.81%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (23.44%) Case Management
5 15 (23.44%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (20.31%) Security Monitoring
7 12 (18.75%) Information Security
8 10 (15.63%) Analytics
9 9 (14.06%) Data Analytics
9 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (14.06%) Security Operations
10 7 (10.94%) Open Source
10 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.38%) Email Filtering
11 6 (9.38%) ITIL
11 6 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (9.38%) Migration
11 6 (9.38%) SIEM
11 6 (9.38%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) CISSP
1 24 (37.50%) SANS
2 23 (35.94%) SSCP
3 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.50%) CCNP
4 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.69%) CCIE
7 1 (1.56%) APMP
7 1 (1.56%) CCDA
7 1 (1.56%) CCDP
7 1 (1.56%) ISEB
7 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (32.81%) QRadar
2 8 (12.50%) Nessus
2 8 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 8 (12.50%) Nmap
3 6 (9.38%) Kibana
3 6 (9.38%) logstash
4 4 (6.25%) RSA enVision
5 3 (4.69%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Apple
2 21 (32.81%) Splunk
3 14 (21.88%) Cisco
4 13 (20.31%) IBM
5 12 (18.75%) LogRhythm
6 9 (14.06%) ArcSight
6 9 (14.06%) Intel
6 9 (14.06%) Intel Security
6 9 (14.06%) NetWitness
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.50%) Qualys
8 7 (10.94%) GENBAND
9 6 (9.38%) Avaya
10 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
11 4 (6.25%) Clearswift
11 4 (6.25%) VMware
12 3 (4.69%) Citrix
12 3 (4.69%) Forcepoint
12 3 (4.69%) HP
12 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com