The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 39 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.91% 0.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.29% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+40.24% +24.24%
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
70 62 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.21% 16.02% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Liverpool -1 3 £400 - 1
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
5 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (16.67%) Telnet
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet