The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 21 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.85% - 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.06
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.06%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.82% 10.17% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 17
Average daily rate £255 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £625 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
VoIP
West Midlands

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
VoIP
West Midlands

VoIP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Staffordshire
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Posted: 19 days ago