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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 69 77 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 23 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 1.35% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.39% 9.49% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 3
Median daily rate £450 £488 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +116.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +10.71% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -56.25% +158.06%  

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 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 202 253 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.26% 14.19% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 134 113
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 £526 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -32.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 15 £450 -
Bolton - 2 £339 -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 44 (74.58%) Firewall
2 43 (72.88%) LAN
2 43 (72.88%) WAN
3 36 (61.02%) TCP/IP
3 36 (61.02%) VPN
3 36 (61.02%) Windows
4 35 (59.32%) Patch Management
5 34 (57.63%) Linux
5 34 (57.63%) Apple
5 34 (57.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 33 (55.93%) Unix
7 32 (54.24%) Vulnerability Management
8 31 (52.54%) SANS
8 31 (52.54%) CISSP
9 30 (50.85%) SSCP
10 29 (49.15%) Splunk
11 28 (47.46%) QRadar
12 27 (45.76%) Elastic Stack
13 26 (44.07%) Network Monitoring
14 22 (37.29%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (33.90%) LogRhythm
15 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
15 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
15 20 (33.90%) IBM
16 19 (32.20%) Case Management
17 16 (27.12%) Information Security
18 15 (25.42%) Security Operations
19 14 (23.73%) Cyber Attack
19 14 (23.73%) Security Monitoring
20 12 (20.34%) Open Source

VoIP
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 2 (3.39%) Apache
1 2 (3.39%) IIS
1 2 (3.39%) Jetty
1 2 (3.39%) Mongrel
1 2 (3.39%) nginx
1 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.39%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (74.58%) Firewall
2 43 (72.88%) LAN
2 43 (72.88%) WAN
3 36 (61.02%) TCP/IP
3 36 (61.02%) VPN
4 6 (10.17%) PBX
5 5 (8.47%) DNS
5 5 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (8.47%) Wireless
6 4 (6.78%) DHCP
6 4 (6.78%) Internet
6 4 (6.78%) Network Security
6 4 (6.78%) Unified Communications
7 3 (5.08%) SSL
8 2 (3.39%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (3.39%) FTP
8 2 (3.39%) HTTP
8 2 (3.39%) IPsec
8 2 (3.39%) MPLS
8 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Redis
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
1 2 (3.39%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Technical Specialist
3 10 (16.95%) Security Specialist
4 9 (15.25%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Security Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Security Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications Manager
7 3 (5.08%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Site Manager
8 2 (3.39%) SOC Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
3 7 (11.86%) RESTful
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) J2EE
4 2 (3.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) IVR
5 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Handset
5 2 (3.39%) Life Science
6 1 (1.69%) RIA
6 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (61.02%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Linux
3 33 (55.93%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Patch Management
2 34 (57.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 32 (54.24%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (44.07%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (37.29%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (32.20%) Case Management
7 16 (27.12%) Information Security
8 15 (25.42%) Security Operations
9 14 (23.73%) Security Monitoring
10 12 (20.34%) Open Source
11 10 (16.95%) SIEM
12 9 (15.25%) Analytics
12 9 (15.25%) Data Analytics
12 9 (15.25%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (10.17%) DevOps
14 4 (6.78%) Migration
14 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
15 3 (5.08%) ITIL
15 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
16 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) Python
2 2 (3.39%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) CISSP
1 31 (52.54%) SANS
2 30 (50.85%) SSCP
3 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.08%) CCNA
6 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) ISEB
6 2 (3.39%) MCSE
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.69%) APMP
7 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) MCSA
7 1 (1.69%) NCDA
7 1 (1.69%) NCIE
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Xen
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (47.46%) QRadar
2 10 (16.95%) Kibana
2 10 (16.95%) logstash
3 8 (13.56%) Nessus
3 8 (13.56%) Nexpose
3 8 (13.56%) Nmap
4 4 (6.78%) RSA enVision
5 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Apple
2 29 (49.15%) Splunk
3 20 (33.90%) IBM
3 20 (33.90%) LogRhythm
4 9 (15.25%) ArcSight
4 9 (15.25%) Intel
4 9 (15.25%) Intel Security
4 9 (15.25%) NetWitness
5 8 (13.56%) Qualys
6 7 (11.86%) Cisco
6 7 (11.86%) GENBAND
6 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.17%) Snow
8 4 (6.78%) VMware
9 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.39%) Avaya
9 2 (3.39%) BroadSoft
9 2 (3.39%) Google
9 2 (3.39%) HP
9 2 (3.39%) Verint