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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 84 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 22 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 2.72% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 5
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£300 - £158
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
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
220 184 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.89% 14.06% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (48.57%) Cisco
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) Wireless
2 13 (37.14%) DNS
2 13 (37.14%) DHCP
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) LAN
3 10 (28.57%) VPN
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (28.57%) Network Security
4 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (20.00%) BGP
5 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.00%) CCNP
5 7 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (20.00%) Network Management
6 6 (17.14%) Network Design
6 6 (17.14%) SSL
6 6 (17.14%) WAN
7 5 (14.29%) UNIX
7 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) IVR
7 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (11.43%) Information Security
8 4 (11.43%) OSPF

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) Wireless
2 13 (37.14%) DHCP
2 13 (37.14%) DNS
3 10 (28.57%) VPN
3 10 (28.57%) LAN
3 10 (28.57%) Network Security
4 9 (25.71%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (20.00%) BGP
6 6 (17.14%) WAN
6 6 (17.14%) SSL
7 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.43%) SNMP
8 4 (11.43%) OSPF
8 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.57%) SSH
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.57%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Network Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Network Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Expert
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) IVR
2 3 (8.57%) Statistics
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Network Management
2 6 (17.14%) Network Design
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) CCIE
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CCVP
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) NetApp
3 3 (8.57%) Aruba
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Sophos
5 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.86%) Siemens
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.86%) ScanSafe
5 1 (2.86%) Nimble Storage
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