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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 84 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.44% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 3.25% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate £538 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+100.71% -7.89%
VoIP
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
187 154 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.58% 13.52% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 110 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016, 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 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 14 (46.67%) DNS
3 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
4 11 (36.67%) Service Delivery
4 11 (36.67%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (33.33%) VPN
5 10 (33.33%) Avaya
5 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 10 (33.33%) LAN
5 10 (33.33%) WAN
5 10 (33.33%) SLA
6 9 (30.00%) Web Services
6 9 (30.00%) SOA
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (30.00%) H.323
6 9 (30.00%) Service Management
6 9 (30.00%) CESG
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (26.67%) Citrix
8 7 (23.33%) Genesys
8 7 (23.33%) CTI
8 7 (23.33%) Matrix Management
9 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 6 (20.00%) NHS
9 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (16.67%) CCNA
10 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (33.33%) VPN
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) H.323
4 7 (23.33%) CTI
5 4 (13.33%) BGP
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (13.33%) DHCP
5 4 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall
5 4 (13.33%) Internet
5 4 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
1 10 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 10 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Procurement Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Storage Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (30.00%) CESG
4 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) IVR
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Service Delivery
2 11 (36.67%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 9 (30.00%) Service Management
4 9 (30.00%) SOA
5 7 (23.33%) Matrix Management
6 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCSE
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Avaya
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Genesys
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.33%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) Capita
7 1 (3.33%) HP