The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 136 124 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing VoIP 12 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 2.94% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
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£438 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.30 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £17.30 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -10.52%
VoIP
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
486 340 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.47% 12.00% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 135 120
Average daily rate £350 £303 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 46
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VoIP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Manchester -11 5 - - 10
Cheshire -1 3 - - 2
Merseyside -14 3 - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (52.38%) LAN
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) DHCP
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) Network Management
5 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 6 (28.57%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) SCCM
8 3 (14.29%) OSPF
8 3 (14.29%) CCNP
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) Finance

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (9.52%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
1 11 (52.38%) LAN
2 9 (42.86%) DHCP
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) BGP
4 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) OSPF
8 2 (9.52%) VLAN
8 2 (9.52%) FCoE
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (9.52%) HSRP
8 2 (9.52%) GLBP
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) IT Governance
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCDST
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Genesys
5 1 (4.76%) Siemens
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) Sonus
5 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.76%) AppSense
5 1 (4.76%) Mitel
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