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 June 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.

IP Telephony
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 98 93
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.16% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.09% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £163 £135 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.74% -15.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £333 £295
% change year-on-year +16.54% +12.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.83 £22.22
% change year-on-year +104.03% -6.25%  

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 194 275 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.09% 15.00% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 147 108
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -34.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £35.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe

IP Telephony
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft