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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 118 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 4.08% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
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£230 £264 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £323 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
419 368 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.59% 13.64% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 179 192
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 53
Average hourly rate £18.13 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.86% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 28 January 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
Manchester -1 8 £230 -12.38% 6
Cheshire -1 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (38.89%) LAN
1 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (16.67%) Network Management
6 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) IVR
6 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) CCNP
6 2 (11.11%) SSL

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LAN
1 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) GSM
6 1 (5.56%) PBX
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) IGRP
6 1 (5.56%) TACACS
6 1 (5.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
2 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Genesys
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Websense
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) Sonus
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