Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 111 90
Rank change year-on-year -16 -21 +36
Contract jobs citing VoIP 25 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.80% 1.22% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.32% 9.07% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 54
Manchester median daily rate £250 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £113 £103 £271
90th Percentile £500 £463 £589
North West median daily rate £350 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +175.86% +20.83%
10th Percentile £26.00 £19.21 £14.25
90th Percentile £32.00 £168.75 £14.75
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £88.50
% change year-on-year -27.50% -54.80% +637.50%

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 470 397 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.04% 13.43% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 232 332
Manchester median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.56% +14.36%
10th Percentile £180 £115 £205
90th Percentile £538 £538 £546
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £413
% change year-on-year +2.56% -5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 29
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% +13.22%
10th Percentile £12.96 £11.75 £12.20
90th Percentile £44.13 £41.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.46 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.79% +3.13% -5.88%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -3 6 £250 -41.18% 2
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) CCNA
5 10 (40.00%) LAN
6 9 (36.00%) WAN
7 8 (32.00%) Office 365
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) CCNP
8 7 (28.00%) Wireless
8 7 (28.00%) Firewall
9 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (24.00%) Network Design
9 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (24.00%) DNS
9 6 (24.00%) DHCP
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (16.00%) Retail
11 4 (16.00%) MPLS
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds

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 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) DHCP
4 6 (24.00%) DNS
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) MPLS
5 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.00%) ISDN
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) PBX
6 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
7 2 (8.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Lead Architect
4 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Informatics
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) ITSM
3 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Management
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (12.00%) ISEB
5 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.00%) MCSE
6 2 (8.00%) MCTS
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
5 2 (8.00%) Meraki
6 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam