The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 74 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% - 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% - 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £288 - £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £289 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -10.79%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 137 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.08% 17.91% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 64
Average daily rate £325 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.29% +162.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £115.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VoIP
West Yorkshire

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Leeds region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) IVR
5 2 (18.18%) Local Government
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) H.323
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (18.18%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (9.09%) Verint
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (9.09%) CTI
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) MGCP
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) SCCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (18.18%) H.323
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) CTI
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) MGCP
4 1 (9.09%) SCCP
4 1 (9.09%) RIP
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) ISDN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Verint
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel