Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 123 91
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 +33
Contract jobs citing VoIP 28 21 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.96% 0.75% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.21% 5.97% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 52
Manchester median daily rate £450 £300 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -28.36% +17.54%
10th Percentile £133 £169 £269
90th Percentile £500 £500 £571
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £21.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.64% - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £21.70 £91.06
% change year-on-year +33.64% -76.17% +658.85%

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 451 352 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.42% 12.52% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 238 299
Manchester median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £115 £213
90th Percentile £538 £636 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 18
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -6.85% +28.61%
10th Percentile £12.92 £11.95 £13.10
90th Percentile £44.25 £29.65 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £16.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +5.52% -9.59% +4.29%

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 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -4 4 £475 +11.76% 2
Altrincham -2 1 - -
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (46.43%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) LAN
5 11 (39.29%) WAN
6 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
6 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
7 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (28.57%) VPN
7 8 (28.57%) CCNA
7 8 (28.57%) Patch Management
8 7 (25.00%) Wireless
8 7 (25.00%) Network Design
9 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) Fortinet
9 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (21.43%) Office 365
9 6 (21.43%) Open Source
9 6 (21.43%) Splunk
9 6 (21.43%) SIEM
9 6 (21.43%) Apple
9 6 (21.43%) McAfee
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 6 (21.43%) IBM
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) Linux

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (28.57%) VPN
6 7 (25.00%) Wireless
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (14.29%) DHCP
9 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (10.71%) MPLS
10 3 (10.71%) Network Security
11 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 2 (7.14%) FCoE
11 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
11 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Network Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 3 (10.71%) SIEM Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Splunk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SOC Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Cyberattack
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 7 (25.00%) Network Design
3 6 (21.43%) Case Management
3 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (21.43%) Open Source
3 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) SIEM
3 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security
4 5 (17.86%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) Change Control
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.57%) Storage Management
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) CCNA
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) CCNP
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) CCIE
6 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) MCSE
6 2 (7.14%) SANS
6 2 (7.14%) SSCP
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.57%) ISEB
7 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.57%) MCITP
7 1 (3.57%) MCTS
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) QRadar
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) AlienVault
2 6 (21.43%) Apple
2 6 (21.43%) Fortinet
2 6 (21.43%) IBM
2 6 (21.43%) McAfee
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Meraki
5 1 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam