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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 110 131 120
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 39 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 0.83% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.29% 6.69% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 4
Median daily rate £310 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £210 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £628 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -8.88%
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
535 523 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.12% 12.46% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 285 229
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -4 26 £325 +8.33% 14
Merseyside +10 6 £413 +3.12%
Cheshire +9 5 £275 -29.93% 2
Lancashire +8 2 £263 -56.96%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 North West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 41 (62.12%) Cisco
2 33 (50.00%) WAN
3 29 (43.94%) Firewall
4 24 (36.36%) LAN
5 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (33.33%) CCNP
6 22 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 17 (25.76%) MPLS
8 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 15 (22.73%) Windows
9 14 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
10 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
10 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
11 11 (16.67%) BGP
11 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
11 11 (16.67%) Migration
11 11 (16.67%) VMware
11 11 (16.67%) Avaya
12 10 (15.15%) Juniper
12 10 (15.15%) OSPF
12 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
12 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (15.15%) Web Filtering
13 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
13 9 (13.64%) Email Filtering
13 9 (13.64%) Unified Communications
13 9 (13.64%) DNS
13 9 (13.64%) ITIL

VoIP
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 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) WAN
2 29 (43.94%) Firewall
3 24 (36.36%) LAN
4 17 (25.76%) MPLS
5 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 14 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (16.67%) BGP
7 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 10 (15.15%) OSPF
9 9 (13.64%) DNS
9 9 (13.64%) Unified Communications
10 8 (12.12%) Network Security
10 8 (12.12%) SAN
10 8 (12.12%) VPN
10 8 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (10.61%) BIG-IP
11 7 (10.61%) PBX
12 6 (9.09%) DHCP
12 6 (9.09%) NGN
12 6 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.03%) French Language
4 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (10.61%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Network Security Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Security Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Network Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) ICT Assistant
6 3 (4.55%) ICT Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) ICT Network Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) PKI
3 6 (9.09%) IVR
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.55%) BYOD
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.52%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.52%) Informatics
7 1 (1.52%) iPad
7 1 (1.52%) iPhone
7 1 (1.52%) Life Science
7 1 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.52%) Replication
7 1 (1.52%) Statistics
7 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Unix
5 3 (4.55%) Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Migration
2 10 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
2 10 (15.15%) Web Filtering
3 9 (13.64%) Email Filtering
3 9 (13.64%) ITIL
4 8 (12.12%) Change Control
5 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.06%) Application Rationalisation
6 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.06%) Network Management
6 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (33.33%) CCNP
3 7 (10.61%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (9.09%) CCNA
5 5 (7.58%) JNCIA
5 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.55%) CCIE
8 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.52%) Degree
9 1 (1.52%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.52%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.52%) MCP
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) XenApp
4 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 6 (9.09%) SmoothWall
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (62.12%) Cisco
2 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
2 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.67%) Avaya
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
4 10 (15.15%) Juniper
5 8 (12.12%) F5
6 7 (10.61%) Citrix
6 7 (10.61%) Clearswift
6 7 (10.61%) HP
7 6 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.06%) BroadSoft
9 3 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.55%) Nortel
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle
9 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.03%) Genesys
10 2 (3.03%) Mitel
10 2 (3.03%) Sun
11 1 (1.52%) ProCurve
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