The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for IP Telephony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IP Telephony
North West / Manchester
Rank - 94 85
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.76% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £293 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £300
% change year-on-year +1.81% +14.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -11.38% +55.17%  

IP Telephony 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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 203 254 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.56% 14.30% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 132 114
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -22.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in Manchester

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IP Telephony in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in Manchester

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Manchester

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Motorola
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Telephony Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Telephony Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Motorola
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) VMware