Period
to 18 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 66 91
Rank change year-on-year +18 +25 -10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 13 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 1.38% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 9.42% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £100 £115 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% - -
North West median daily rate £179 £225 £425
% change year-on-year -20.32% -47.06% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £20.11 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.53% -70.26%
North West median hourly rate £18.50 £20.11 £28.00
% change year-on-year -7.98% -28.20% -57.89%

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 87 138 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.47% 14.68% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 76 91
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £270
90th Percentile £450 £531 £525
North West median daily rate £363 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.30 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.65% -8.49% +29.03%
10th Percentile £17.55 £14.03 £13.45
90th Percentile £18.45 £28.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +15.51%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Cheshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VoIP in Cheshire.

Daily rate trend for VoIP in Cheshire

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VoIP in Cheshire.

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 September 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 +7 1 £75 -25.00%
Wilmslow +2 1 - -
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Active Listening
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Active Listening
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) VMware