Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 17 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 39 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -12
Contract jobs citing VoIP 5 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.02% 2.31% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 12.84% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 3
Merseyside median daily rate £190 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £170 £294 £405
90th Percentile £210 £571 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - £12.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £91.06 £12.00
% change year-on-year -56.07% +658.85% -40.00%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 70 109 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.23% 17.96% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 65 48
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +25.49%
10th Percentile £146 £176 £150
90th Percentile £438 £523 £479
North West median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Merseyside median hourly rate £11.74 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £10.57 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £14.10 £28.48 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -10.53%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Merseyside

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VoIP in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Merseyside

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Merseyside

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Liverpool -1 5 £190 -52.50%
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) PSTN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) PSTN
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) ICT Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior ICT Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Telephony Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Telephony Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Veeam
1 2 (40.00%) VMware