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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.90% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -2.77%
VoIP
UK

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
17 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.19% 22.12% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £100 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
County Londonderry - 2 - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) DAB
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) F5

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) DAB
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft