The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 146 159 131
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.071% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 0.52% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £425 £225 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -46.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £141 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £265 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £369 £349
% change year-on-year
+11.86% +5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £34.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-47.44% +45.74%
IP Telephony
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
482 579 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.97% 13.73% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 345 244
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IP Telephony across the North West region.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the North West region.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Manchester +8 7 £400 +102.53% 1
Cheshire +12 2 £450 +100.00%
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony 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 North West region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) SCCM
3 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 5 (31.25%) SAN
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) VoIP
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) APMP
6 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) Dependency Management
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) VMware

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) IPv4
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) Intranet
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Migration Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Migration Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Telephony Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Telephony Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Dependency Management
4 3 (18.75%) DSDM
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 2 (12.50%) Server Building
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) APMP
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) DameWare
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (12.50%) Motorola
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) Autodesk