The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 55 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.77% 0.53% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 6.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+12.64% -10.30%
VoIP
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 15 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.64% 7.98% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 7 35
Average daily rate £349 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 1 £275 -
Gateshead - - - -
VoIP
North East

VoIP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) NEC
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Handset
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) NEC
2 1 (20.00%) Polycom
2 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft