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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 83 140 127
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 74 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.30% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.64% 3.73% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 13 7
Median daily rate £450 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +44.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £598 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £91.06 £12.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+658.85% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
473 590 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.73% 14.09% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 351 243
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 £250 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 35
Median hourly rate £18.81 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.25 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 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 +41 49 £425 +21.42% 6
Merseyside +6 9 £400 -11.11% 1
Lancashire -1 9 £600 -8.04% 4
Cheshire +23 8 £338 -22.85% 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 70 (61.40%) LAN
1 70 (61.40%) WAN
2 66 (57.89%) Firewall
3 46 (40.35%) Windows
4 43 (37.72%) TCP/IP
4 43 (37.72%) Cisco
5 42 (36.84%) VPN
6 33 (28.95%) Patch Management
7 32 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (28.07%) Unix
7 32 (28.07%) Linux
8 31 (27.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 30 (26.32%) Apple
9 30 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
9 30 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
10 29 (25.44%) SANS
10 29 (25.44%) CISSP
11 28 (24.56%) SSCP
12 26 (22.81%) QRadar
12 26 (22.81%) Data Centre
12 26 (22.81%) Splunk
13 25 (21.93%) ELK Stack
14 24 (21.05%) CCNP
15 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
15 20 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
16 19 (16.67%) Network Security
16 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
16 19 (16.67%) IBM
16 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 18 (15.79%) 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 (6.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Jetty
5 1 (0.88%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.75%) Slack
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 70 (61.40%) LAN
1 70 (61.40%) WAN
2 66 (57.89%) Firewall
3 43 (37.72%) TCP/IP
4 42 (36.84%) VPN
5 19 (16.67%) Network Security
6 18 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (14.04%) Internet
8 12 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (9.65%) DNS
9 11 (9.65%) Unified Communications
10 10 (8.77%) DHCP
10 10 (8.77%) PBX
11 9 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (7.02%) MPLS
12 8 (7.02%) SAN
12 8 (7.02%) VLAN
12 8 (7.02%) Wireless
13 7 (6.14%) SSL
14 5 (4.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) Redis
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.39%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Back Office
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.04%) Architect
1 16 (14.04%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.16%) Analyst
3 11 (9.65%) Security Analyst
4 9 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (7.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Network Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.14%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Network Security Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Network Specialist
8 5 (4.39%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.93%) ELK Stack
2 7 (6.14%) RESTful
2 7 (6.14%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.88%) CSS3
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) HTML5
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
3 1 (0.88%) Servlets
3 1 (0.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.16%) Cyber Attack
3 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.14%) PKI
5 5 (4.39%) NHS
6 4 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.63%) BYOD
7 3 (2.63%) IVR
8 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.88%) Life Science
9 1 (0.88%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) RIA
9 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.35%) Windows
2 32 (28.07%) Linux
2 32 (28.07%) Unix
3 12 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.75%) Solaris
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) Patch Management
2 31 (27.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 30 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
3 30 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (15.79%) ITIL
6 17 (14.91%) Case Management
7 13 (11.40%) Information Security
7 13 (11.40%) ITIL V3
7 13 (11.40%) Migration
8 12 (10.53%) Network Design
9 11 (9.65%) Security Operations
9 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
10 10 (8.77%) Analytics
10 10 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (8.77%) SIEM
11 9 (7.89%) Data Analytics
11 9 (7.89%) Email Filtering
11 9 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (7.89%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) Python
2 5 (4.39%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.88%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (25.44%) CISSP
2 29 (25.44%) SANS
3 28 (24.56%) SSCP
4 24 (21.05%) CCNP
5 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
6 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 12 (10.53%) CCIE
7 12 (10.53%) CCNA
8 7 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.63%) Degree
10 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.88%) APMP
11 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.88%) ISEB
11 1 (0.88%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) XenApp
4 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (22.81%) QRadar
2 8 (7.02%) Kibana
2 8 (7.02%) logstash
2 8 (7.02%) Nessus
2 8 (7.02%) Nexpose
2 8 (7.02%) Nmap
2 8 (7.02%) SCCM
3 6 (5.26%) SmoothWall
4 5 (4.39%) RSA enVision
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.88%) Puppet
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (37.72%) Cisco
2 30 (26.32%) Apple
3 26 (22.81%) Splunk
4 19 (16.67%) IBM
4 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (14.91%) LogRhythm
6 10 (8.77%) Avaya
6 10 (8.77%) Intel
6 10 (8.77%) VMware
7 9 (7.89%) ArcSight
7 9 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 9 (7.89%) Intel Security
7 9 (7.89%) NetWitness
8 8 (7.02%) Citrix
8 8 (7.02%) Qualys
9 7 (6.14%) Clearswift
9 7 (6.14%) GENBAND
10 6 (5.26%) BroadSoft
10 6 (5.26%) HP
11 3 (2.63%) Juniper
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