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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 23 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.70% 4.84% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 42.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.88%
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
36 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.35% 11.29% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 8
Median daily rate £315 £175 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 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
County Antrim -6 1 - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Symposium
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio

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 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Symposium
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel