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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+72.36% -9.52%
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
42 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.00% 14.71% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 11
Average daily rate £420 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £417 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (40.00%) IVR
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
1 2 (40.00%) VMware