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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 98 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 3.10% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£113 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.86% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £16.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -17.19%
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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
202 129 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.97% 10.56% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 85 100
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (40.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle