The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 72 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.82% -29.50%
VoIP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.49% 12.68% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 14
Average daily rate £280 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.75 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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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
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Voice Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) BT