Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 96 109
Rank change year-on-year -31 +13 +9
Contract jobs citing VoIP 30 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.96% 1.38% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 9.90% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 33
Manchester median daily rate £250 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +1.56% +33.33%
10th Percentile £113 £120 £265
90th Percentile £519 £459 £875
North West median daily rate £310 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -23.69% +1.56% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +175.86% -6.45%
10th Percentile £24.50 £25.17 £14.25
90th Percentile £32.00 £168.75 £14.75
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £53.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -47.42% +267.24% +7.41%

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 435 404 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.94% 13.90% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 221 314
Manchester median daily rate £391 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £190 £160 £205
90th Percentile £563 £544 £543
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 29
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -10.94% +4.92%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.00 £12.20
90th Percentile £44.13 £41.00 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.33 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.19% -4.22% -4.99%

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 23 September 2018.

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
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 23 September 2018. 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 -1 9 £250 -41.18% 2
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 23 (76.67%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (50.00%) LAN
4 14 (46.67%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) WAN
6 12 (40.00%) CCNA
7 10 (33.33%) Firewall
8 9 (30.00%) CCNP
9 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
10 7 (23.33%) DHCP
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) Wireless
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
10 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
10 7 (23.33%) Office 365
10 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (20.00%) Network Design
12 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 5 (16.67%) VPN
12 5 (16.67%) PBX
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL
12 5 (16.67%) MPLS
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (16.67%) Smartphone
13 4 (13.33%) VLAN
13 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
13 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing

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 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) LAN
2 13 (43.33%) WAN
3 10 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (23.33%) DHCP
4 7 (23.33%) DNS
4 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (16.67%) MPLS
6 5 (16.67%) PBX
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 4 (13.33%) ISDN
7 4 (13.33%) Network Security
7 4 (13.33%) SSL
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Architect
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.33%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.67%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Network Design
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) Informatics
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) ITSM
3 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.33%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCNA
3 9 (30.00%) CCNP
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (13.33%) ISEB
5 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.00%) CCIE
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.67%) MCITP
7 2 (6.67%) MCSE
7 2 (6.67%) MCTS
8 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) Apple
5 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 2 (6.67%) Meraki
5 2 (6.67%) MobileIron
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Veeam