The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 24 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.40% 0.33% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 2.33% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£190 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.10 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +0.47%
VoIP
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.60% 14.29% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Average daily rate £290 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £160.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VoIP Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +14 4 - -
Loughborough - 2 £190 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Melton Mowbray - - - -
VoIP
East Midlands

VoIP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) EPoS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) SCOM
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EPoS
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco