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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 130 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 21 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 3.25% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
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£300 £294 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +167.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -36.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.55 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.95 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -17.19%
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
494 369 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.67% 11.88% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 177 122
Average daily rate £325 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.95 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 13 £280 +124.00% 14
Merseyside -9 3 - -
Cheshire -11 3 £500 +2.04% 4
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) DHCP
2 15 (48.39%) VPN
2 15 (48.39%) DNS
3 14 (45.16%) LAN
4 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco
4 13 (41.94%) Network Management
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) Wireless
6 10 (32.26%) BGP
7 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
8 8 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
8 8 (25.81%) Network Security
9 7 (22.58%) SAN
9 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
10 6 (19.35%) OSPF
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) SSL
11 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 5 (16.13%) Citrix
11 5 (16.13%) Information Security
11 5 (16.13%) IPsec
11 5 (16.13%) HSRP
12 4 (12.90%) GLBP
12 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
12 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
12 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) DHCP
2 15 (48.39%) VPN
2 15 (48.39%) DNS
3 14 (45.16%) LAN
4 13 (41.94%) WAN
5 11 (35.48%) Wireless
6 10 (32.26%) BGP
7 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
8 8 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (25.81%) Network Security
9 7 (22.58%) SAN
10 6 (19.35%) OSPF
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) SSL
11 5 (16.13%) IPsec
11 5 (16.13%) HSRP
12 4 (12.90%) GLBP
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (12.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
1 9 (29.03%) Network Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Security Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Network Security Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.45%) IVR
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Handset
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Network Management
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Management
5 1 (3.23%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCIE
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCDST
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Avaya
5 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Lotus
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Siemens
7 1 (3.23%) Genesys
7 1 (3.23%) AppSense
7 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.23%) Sonus
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