The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 40 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.52% 1.25% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 12.50% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£400 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £21.50
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.62% 10.00% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 16
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +502.40%
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Merseyside region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Merseyside region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Liverpool -4 2 £400 - 1
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) GLBP
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) GLBP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
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