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 25 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.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 86 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.24% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 6.25% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Median daily rate £256 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.48% +45.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £293 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £1,100 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £331
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £162.50 £14.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1020.68% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.43% +40.24%  

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 193 272 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.13% 15.39% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 144 113
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 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Median hourly rate £15.75 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 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
Stockport - 2 - -
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (65.00%) LAN
1 26 (65.00%) Firewall
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
3 23 (57.50%) WAN
4 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (55.00%) VPN
5 18 (45.00%) Linux
5 18 (45.00%) Apple
6 17 (42.50%) IBM
6 17 (42.50%) Unix
6 17 (42.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (42.50%) Splunk
6 17 (42.50%) LogRhythm
6 17 (42.50%) Patch Management
7 16 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (40.00%) QRadar
7 16 (40.00%) SANS
7 16 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (40.00%) CISSP
7 16 (40.00%) SSCP
8 15 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (30.00%) Information Security
10 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
10 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
10 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
10 11 (27.50%) Cisco
10 11 (27.50%) Open Source
11 10 (25.00%) Security Operations
12 9 (22.50%) Case Management

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 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Jetty
2 2 (5.00%) Mongrel
2 2 (5.00%) nginx
2 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) Firewall
1 26 (65.00%) LAN
2 23 (57.50%) WAN
3 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (55.00%) VPN
4 8 (20.00%) DNS
4 8 (20.00%) Wireless
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (17.50%) DHCP
6 5 (12.50%) SSL
7 4 (10.00%) BGP
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (10.00%) OSPF
7 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (7.50%) PBX
8 3 (7.50%) VLAN
9 2 (5.00%) FTP
9 2 (5.00%) HTTP
9 2 (5.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Redis
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Officer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Site Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Splunk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
4 2 (5.00%) Servlets
5 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.50%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
5 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.00%) Handset
6 2 (5.00%) IVR
6 2 (5.00%) Life Science
6 2 (5.00%) Replication
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 17 (42.50%) Unix
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Patch Management
1 17 (42.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (30.00%) Information Security
5 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 10 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 9 (22.50%) Case Management
7 9 (22.50%) SIEM
8 6 (15.00%) DevOps
9 5 (12.50%) Network Architecture
9 5 (12.50%) Network Design
10 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
11 3 (7.50%) Computer Security
11 3 (7.50%) ITIL
11 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
11 3 (7.50%) Project Management
12 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) CISSP
1 16 (40.00%) SANS
1 16 (40.00%) SSCP
2 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.00%) CCNP
5 4 (10.00%) CCIE
5 4 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) ISEB
6 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.50%) NCDA
7 1 (2.50%) NCIE
7 1 (2.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.00%) Xen
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) QRadar
2 9 (22.50%) Kibana
2 9 (22.50%) logstash
3 3 (7.50%) RSA enVision
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Apple
2 17 (42.50%) IBM
2 17 (42.50%) LogRhythm
2 17 (42.50%) Splunk
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (22.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Adobe
5 3 (7.50%) Avaya
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) Google
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.00%) Synology
6 2 (5.00%) Veeam
6 2 (5.00%) Verint
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) Red Box
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