The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing VoIP 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £261 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +11.78% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -56.87% +110.52%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 47 57 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 23.04% 13.29% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 16
Median daily rate £501 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.06% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £447 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% +22.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Lancashire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Lancashire

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) CCIE
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Network Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Broadband
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (16.67%) Back Office
6 1 (16.67%) Migration

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
1 5 (83.33%) Network Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCIE
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco