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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 106 139 123
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing VoIP 55 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.30% 5.88% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 4
Median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £635 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.76%
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
534 595 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.14% 13.29% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 342 277
Median daily rate £415 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 52
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +7 33 £400 +25.00% 10
Merseyside +11 10 £425 - 2
Lancashire +23 8 £525 -15.66% 2
Cheshire +4 6 £275 -29.93% 5
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 47 (56.63%) WAN
2 45 (54.22%) LAN
3 43 (51.81%) Firewall
4 41 (49.40%) Cisco
5 29 (34.94%) Windows
6 27 (32.53%) TCP/IP
7 26 (31.33%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (27.71%) Data Centre
9 21 (25.30%) CCNP
9 21 (25.30%) VPN
10 19 (22.89%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
12 16 (19.28%) Unix
12 16 (19.28%) Linux
12 16 (19.28%) MPLS
13 15 (18.07%) IBM
14 14 (16.87%) Patch Management
15 13 (15.66%) ELK Stack
15 13 (15.66%) QRadar
15 13 (15.66%) SANS
15 13 (15.66%) LogRhythm
15 13 (15.66%) Splunk
15 13 (15.66%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (15.66%) CISSP
15 13 (15.66%) ITIL
15 13 (15.66%) Apple
15 13 (15.66%) CheckPoint
15 13 (15.66%) SSCP
15 13 (15.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA

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 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.20%) Jetty
5 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.41%) Slack
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.20%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 47 (56.63%) WAN
2 45 (54.22%) LAN
3 43 (51.81%) Firewall
4 27 (32.53%) TCP/IP
5 21 (25.30%) VPN
6 16 (19.28%) MPLS
7 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (13.25%) Network Security
8 11 (13.25%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (12.05%) Unified Communications
10 9 (10.84%) DNS
11 8 (9.64%) SAN
12 7 (8.43%) BGP
12 7 (8.43%) BIG-IP
12 7 (8.43%) DHCP
12 7 (8.43%) EIGRP
12 7 (8.43%) OSPF
12 7 (8.43%) SSL
13 6 (7.23%) PBX
14 5 (6.02%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Redis
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.61%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.41%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (13.25%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.05%) Architect
3 9 (10.84%) Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Security Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Security Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Consultant
6 4 (4.82%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Network Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Network Specialist
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) ELK Stack
2 5 (6.02%) RESTful
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) CSS3
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) HTML5
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) Servlets
3 1 (1.20%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.71%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.43%) PKI
4 6 (7.23%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (4.82%) IVR
6 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.61%) BYOD
7 2 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.20%) iPad
8 1 (1.20%) iPhone
8 1 (1.20%) Life Science
8 1 (1.20%) NHS
8 1 (1.20%) Replication
8 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.20%) User Experience
8 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 16 (19.28%) Unix
3 12 (14.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) Solaris
8 1 (1.20%) Android
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (16.87%) Patch Management
3 13 (15.66%) ITIL
3 13 (15.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (15.66%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (12.05%) Migration
5 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.84%) Email Filtering
6 9 (10.84%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (10.84%) Web Filtering
7 8 (9.64%) Change Control
7 8 (9.64%) Information Security
7 8 (9.64%) SIEM
7 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
8 7 (8.43%) ITIL V3
8 7 (8.43%) Open Source
9 6 (7.23%) Case Management
9 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.23%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) Python
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.20%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (25.30%) CCNP
3 13 (15.66%) CISSP
3 13 (15.66%) SANS
3 13 (15.66%) SSCP
4 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
6 8 (9.64%) CCIE
7 7 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (7.23%) CCNA
9 2 (2.41%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.20%) Degree
10 1 (1.20%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.20%) HP MASE
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.20%) PMP
10 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
3 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) XenApp
4 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.20%) vSphere
6 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) QRadar
2 9 (10.84%) SCCM
3 6 (7.23%) Kibana
3 6 (7.23%) logstash
3 6 (7.23%) SmoothWall
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (4.82%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (1.20%) SCOM
6 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (49.40%) Cisco
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) IBM
4 13 (15.66%) Apple
4 13 (15.66%) CheckPoint
4 13 (15.66%) LogRhythm
4 13 (15.66%) Splunk
5 11 (13.25%) Avaya
6 10 (12.05%) VMware
7 8 (9.64%) F5
8 7 (8.43%) Citrix
8 7 (8.43%) Clearswift
8 7 (8.43%) Juniper
9 6 (7.23%) HP
10 5 (6.02%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.82%) BroadSoft
12 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.61%) Oracle
12 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (2.41%) Sun
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