The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 22 24
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.71% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.00% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-38.93% +87.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.24% 17.09% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £110
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Northern Ireland region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Northern Ireland region.

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VoIP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Symposium
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Symposium
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel