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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 125 131 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing VoIP 33 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 4.71% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 6
Median daily rate £313 £313 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £505 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -38.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.60 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+63.90% +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
537 446 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.67% 11.78% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 221 199
Median daily rate £389 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.38 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -1 21 £350 +16.66% 6
Cheshire +7 6 £275 -45.00% 2
Merseyside +1 3 £400 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £263 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 42 (64.62%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) WAN
3 20 (30.77%) Firewall
4 19 (29.23%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (27.69%) CCNP
5 18 (27.69%) MPLS
6 17 (26.15%) LAN
7 16 (24.62%) Data Centre
8 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
9 12 (18.46%) DNS
9 12 (18.46%) Windows
9 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
10 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.38%) BGP
11 10 (15.38%) EIGRP
11 10 (15.38%) VMware
11 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (13.85%) Migration
12 9 (13.85%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (13.85%) OSPF
12 9 (13.85%) Juniper
13 8 (12.31%) Avaya
13 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
13 8 (12.31%) CCNA
13 8 (12.31%) DHCP
13 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
14 7 (10.77%) ITIL
14 7 (10.77%) HP
14 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) WAN
2 20 (30.77%) Firewall
3 18 (27.69%) MPLS
4 17 (26.15%) LAN
5 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
6 12 (18.46%) DNS
7 10 (15.38%) BGP
7 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (15.38%) EIGRP
8 9 (13.85%) OSPF
9 8 (12.31%) DHCP
10 6 (9.23%) Network Security
10 6 (9.23%) NGN
10 6 (9.23%) SAN
11 5 (7.69%) IP Telephony
11 5 (7.69%) VPN
12 4 (6.15%) BIG-IP
12 4 (6.15%) NetScreen
12 4 (6.15%) VLAN
12 4 (6.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) French Language
4 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) ICT Assistant
7 2 (3.08%) ICT Network Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Lync Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) Messaging Support
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) IVR
2 4 (6.15%) PKI
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Life Science
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
2 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 6 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.23%) Network Management
5 5 (7.69%) Project Management
6 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.15%) Web Filtering
7 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.62%) Change Control
7 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.62%) Email Filtering
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.62%) Validation
8 2 (3.08%) Change Management
8 2 (3.08%) Security Management
8 2 (3.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (27.69%) CCNP
3 8 (12.31%) CCNA
4 5 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CCIE
6 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.08%) MCSE
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) HND
8 1 (1.54%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.54%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) XenApp
4 3 (4.62%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.08%) Brightmail
5 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) XenServer
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (9.23%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.62%) SmoothWall
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) Cisco
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) VMware
4 9 (13.85%) Juniper
5 8 (12.31%) Avaya
5 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.77%) F5
6 7 (10.77%) HP
7 6 (9.23%) Citrix
8 5 (7.69%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.15%) BroadSoft
9 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.62%) Clearswift
10 3 (4.62%) Nortel
11 2 (3.08%) Compaq
11 2 (3.08%) Dell
11 2 (3.08%) Genesys
11 2 (3.08%) IronPort
11 2 (3.08%) Mitel
11 2 (3.08%) Symantec
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