Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 94 117
Rank change year-on-year -9 +23 +1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 37 69 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.26% 1.97% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.61% 12.17% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 16
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +36.00% -6.72%
10th Percentile £103 £271 £205
90th Percentile £463 £589 £456
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 - £12.00
10th Percentile £19.85 - £11.20
90th Percentile £168.75 - £15.20
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £91.06 £12.00
% change year-on-year -56.07% +658.85% -40.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 385 567 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.11% 16.19% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 328 265
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £207 £205
90th Percentile £538 £545 £513
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +16.87% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.90 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -10.53%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Manchester

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Manchester

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Manchester

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Manchester

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VoIP in Manchester

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Salford -7 7 £425 -5.56%
Stockport +5 3 - -
Altrincham - 3 £275 -
Rochdale - 2 £500 - 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £263 -
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 21 (56.76%) LAN
1 21 (56.76%) WAN
2 19 (51.35%) VPN
3 18 (48.65%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
5 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) DNS
6 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
7 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) Unix
7 10 (27.03%) Apple
7 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (27.03%) Splunk
7 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (27.03%) Patch Management
7 10 (27.03%) Cyber Attack
7 10 (27.03%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (27.03%) QRadar
7 10 (27.03%) Case Management
8 9 (24.32%) SANS
8 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
8 9 (24.32%) VMware
8 9 (24.32%) CISSP
8 9 (24.32%) SSCP
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) McAfee
9 8 (21.62%) Intel

VoIP
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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) LAN
1 21 (56.76%) WAN
2 19 (51.35%) VPN
3 18 (48.65%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
5 11 (29.73%) DNS
6 6 (16.22%) DHCP
6 6 (16.22%) MPLS
6 6 (16.22%) Skype
6 6 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (13.51%) PBX
8 4 (10.81%) Broadband
8 4 (10.81%) ISDN
8 4 (10.81%) NAS
8 4 (10.81%) VLAN
9 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.11%) LLU
9 3 (8.11%) PPTP
9 3 (8.11%) PSTN
10 2 (5.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Officer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Network Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Splunk Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Smartphone
4 3 (8.11%) NHS
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) BYOD
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Unix
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Case Management
1 10 (27.03%) Patch Management
1 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (21.62%) Analytics
2 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (21.62%) Data Analytics
2 8 (21.62%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Security
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) PHP
1 2 (5.41%) Python
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CISSP
1 9 (24.32%) SANS
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) SSCP
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) QRadar
2 8 (21.62%) Nessus
2 8 (21.62%) Nexpose
2 8 (21.62%) Nmap
3 2 (5.41%) Cacti
3 2 (5.41%) Kibana
3 2 (5.41%) logstash
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) OpenNMS
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) RANCID
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Apple
1 10 (27.03%) Splunk
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
3 8 (21.62%) Intel
3 8 (21.62%) McAfee
3 8 (21.62%) Qualys
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 7 (18.92%) ServiceNow
4 7 (18.92%) Snow
5 6 (16.22%) AlienVault
6 3 (8.11%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) Avaya
6 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.11%) Ericsson
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) SonicWALL
6 3 (8.11%) Synology
6 3 (8.11%) Veeam