Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 86 86
Rank change year-on-year +24 0 -8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.21% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 2.96% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Cheshire median daily rate £155 £126 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.77% -63.93% +3.70%
10th Percentile £115 £80 £188
90th Percentile £173 £315 £425
North West median daily rate £196 £410 £325
% change year-on-year -52.13% +26.15% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.11 - -
North West median hourly rate £21.30 £35.00 £23.39
% change year-on-year -39.14% +49.64% +19.18%

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 122 135 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.40% 11.38% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 84 106
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £386 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +18.85% -23.53%
10th Percentile £133 £263 £163
90th Percentile £549 £525 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £53.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.76% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £17.09 £12.14 £12.11
90th Percentile £64.03 £37.60 £36.38
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.41 £17.00
% change year-on-year +17.75% +2.41% -2.86%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Cheshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VoIP in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Cheshire

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Cheshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +12 3 £130 +62.50% 2
Warrington +7 3 £155 -55.71% 2
Wilmslow - 3 £165 -
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) WLAN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (33.33%) Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (33.33%) MobileIron
4 3 (33.33%) Yammer
4 3 (33.33%) OneDrive
4 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (33.33%) PaperCut
4 3 (33.33%) Service Design
4 3 (33.33%) Project Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (22.22%) Active Listening
5 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (22.22%) Conflict Management

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 3 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Active Listening
4 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (22.22%) Conflict Management
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) PaperCut
2 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 3 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Aruba
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Forcepoint
4 1 (11.11%) HP