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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 131 129 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 28 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 5.05% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 8
Median daily rate £388 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +19.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £228 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £988 £505 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.67% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -24.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +24.24%
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
558 475 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.86% 12.78% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 240 185
Median daily rate £385 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 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 1 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 0 18 £438 +45.83% 6
Cheshire -5 4 £375 -25.00% 1
Merseyside +1 3 £400 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £225 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (64.18%) Cisco
2 28 (41.79%) WAN
3 23 (34.33%) Firewall
4 19 (28.36%) CCNP
4 19 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (26.87%) LAN
5 18 (26.87%) MPLS
6 17 (25.37%) DNS
7 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
7 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
8 14 (20.90%) ITIL
8 14 (20.90%) Windows
8 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
9 13 (19.40%) VMware
9 13 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
10 12 (17.91%) BGP
10 12 (17.91%) DHCP
11 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.42%) OSPF
12 10 (14.93%) EIGRP
12 10 (14.93%) Citrix
12 10 (14.93%) Avaya
12 10 (14.93%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (13.43%) HP
13 9 (13.43%) Cisco Prime
14 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
14 8 (11.94%) Network Security
14 8 (11.94%) Network Management

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 8 (11.94%) Skype for Business
2 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) WAN
2 23 (34.33%) Firewall
3 18 (26.87%) LAN
3 18 (26.87%) MPLS
4 17 (25.37%) DNS
5 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
6 13 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (17.91%) BGP
7 12 (17.91%) DHCP
8 11 (16.42%) OSPF
9 10 (14.93%) EIGRP
10 8 (11.94%) Network Security
10 8 (11.94%) VPN
11 7 (10.45%) Wireless
12 5 (7.46%) SAN
13 4 (5.97%) BIG-IP
13 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (5.97%) NetScreen
13 4 (5.97%) NGN
13 4 (5.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) French Language
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
4 1 (1.49%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Messaging Support
6 3 (4.48%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) ICT Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Network Security Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.49%) Middleware
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) IVR
2 4 (5.97%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Statistics
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.49%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.49%) Informatics
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Unix
5 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
3 10 (14.93%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (11.94%) Network Management
5 7 (10.45%) Project Management
6 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.46%) Web Filtering
8 4 (5.97%) Service Management
8 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.48%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.48%) Change Control
9 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.48%) Email Filtering
9 3 (4.48%) High Availability
9 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.48%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (2.99%) Application Rationalisation
10 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) CCNP
1 19 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.45%) CCNA
3 5 (7.46%) JNCIA
4 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.48%) CCIE
5 3 (4.48%) MCSE
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) HND
7 1 (1.49%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.49%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.49%) PMP
7 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.48%) QA
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) XenApp
4 5 (7.46%) Brightmail
4 5 (7.46%) vSphere
4 5 (7.46%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.97%) XenServer
6 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.97%) SCCM
4 3 (4.48%) SmoothWall
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) Cisco
2 13 (19.40%) VMware
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.93%) Avaya
4 10 (14.93%) Citrix
5 9 (13.43%) HP
6 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
6 8 (11.94%) Juniper
7 7 (10.45%) F5
7 7 (10.45%) Fortinet
8 5 (7.46%) IronPort
8 5 (7.46%) Symantec
9 4 (5.97%) Compaq
9 4 (5.97%) Dell
9 4 (5.97%) ThinPrint
10 3 (4.48%) Clearswift
10 3 (4.48%) Nortel
10 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.99%) Genesys
11 2 (2.99%) SAP
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