The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 87 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.72% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 6.36% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -2.63%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 110 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.88% 11.29% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 73 43
Average daily rate £338 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £114.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -85.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Billing
3 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Designer
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow