The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / North West
Rank 113 120 132
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 24 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 6.67% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 4
Median daily rate £450 £320 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.62% +42.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £285
% change year-on-year +10.71% +22.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +142.42%  
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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 372 570 476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.53% 14.93% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 322 219
Median daily rate £389 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.52% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 41
Median hourly rate £16.59 £16.84 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.48% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.06 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £40.00 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in the North West

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in the North West

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in the North West

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +17 23 £450 -7.69% 15
Cheshire +23 1 £338 +22.72% 6
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 58 (76.32%) LAN
2 56 (73.68%) WAN
3 51 (67.11%) Firewall
4 41 (53.95%) VPN
5 40 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 37 (48.68%) Windows
7 35 (46.05%) Patch Management
8 34 (44.74%) Linux
8 34 (44.74%) Apple
8 34 (44.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 33 (43.42%) Unix
10 32 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 31 (40.79%) SANS
11 31 (40.79%) CISSP
12 30 (39.47%) SSCP
13 29 (38.16%) Splunk
14 28 (36.84%) QRadar
15 27 (35.53%) Elastic Stack
16 26 (34.21%) Network Monitoring
17 22 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
18 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
19 20 (26.32%) LogRhythm
19 20 (26.32%) Cisco
19 20 (26.32%) IBM
20 19 (25.00%) Case Management
21 16 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
21 16 (21.05%) Information Security
22 15 (19.74%) Security Operations
23 14 (18.42%) Cyber Attack

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.63%) Apache
1 2 (2.63%) IIS
1 2 (2.63%) Jetty
1 2 (2.63%) Mongrel
1 2 (2.63%) nginx
1 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (76.32%) LAN
2 56 (73.68%) WAN
3 51 (67.11%) Firewall
4 41 (53.95%) VPN
5 40 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 12 (15.79%) Network Security
7 11 (14.47%) Internet
8 9 (11.84%) VLAN
8 9 (11.84%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (10.53%) DNS
9 8 (10.53%) Wireless
10 7 (9.21%) DHCP
11 6 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (7.89%) PBX
12 5 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (5.26%) BGP
13 4 (5.26%) Broadband
13 4 (5.26%) EIGRP
13 4 (5.26%) OSPF
13 4 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Redis
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
1 2 (2.63%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
3 11 (14.47%) Network Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Security Specialist
5 9 (11.84%) Security Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Security Specialist
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (10.53%) Web Services
3 7 (9.21%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) .NET
4 2 (2.63%) J2EE
4 2 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Cyber Attack
2 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.26%) NHS
6 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) IVR
7 2 (2.63%) Handset
7 2 (2.63%) Life Science
8 1 (1.32%) RIA
8 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Windows
2 34 (44.74%) Linux
3 33 (43.42%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Patch Management
2 34 (44.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 32 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (34.21%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (25.00%) Case Management
7 16 (21.05%) Information Security
8 15 (19.74%) Security Operations
9 14 (18.42%) Security Monitoring
10 12 (15.79%) Open Source
11 10 (13.16%) Network Design
11 10 (13.16%) SIEM
12 9 (11.84%) Analytics
12 9 (11.84%) Data Analytics
12 9 (11.84%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (10.53%) ITIL
14 6 (7.89%) DevOps
14 6 (7.89%) ITIL V3
14 6 (7.89%) Migration
14 6 (7.89%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (40.79%) CISSP
1 31 (40.79%) SANS
2 30 (39.47%) SSCP
3 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
4 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
5 16 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (14.47%) CCNA
7 10 (13.16%) CCNP
8 7 (9.21%) CCIE
9 5 (6.58%) Degree
10 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.63%) ISEB
10 2 (2.63%) MCSE
10 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.32%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.32%) MCP
11 1 (1.32%) MCSA
11 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Xen
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) QRadar
2 10 (13.16%) Kibana
2 10 (13.16%) logstash
3 8 (10.53%) Nessus
3 8 (10.53%) Nexpose
3 8 (10.53%) Nmap
4 4 (5.26%) RSA enVision
5 2 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Apple
2 29 (38.16%) Splunk
3 20 (26.32%) Cisco
3 20 (26.32%) IBM
3 20 (26.32%) LogRhythm
4 9 (11.84%) ArcSight
4 9 (11.84%) Intel
4 9 (11.84%) Intel Security
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.84%) NetWitness
5 8 (10.53%) Qualys
6 7 (9.21%) GENBAND
7 6 (7.89%) Snow
8 4 (5.26%) VMware
9 3 (3.95%) HP
10 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.63%) Avaya
10 2 (2.63%) BroadSoft
10 2 (2.63%) Citrix
10 2 (2.63%) Verint
North West
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