The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 110 100 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.27% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 2.86% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £100.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -78.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
VoIP
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 175 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.54% 9.60% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 105 127
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £433 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.78 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Halifax - 5 £350 -
Leeds -16 2 £113 -60.86% 2
VoIP
Yorkshire

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (40.00%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Lync
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) MCSE
9 1 (6.67%) DHCP
9 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (13.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) MPLS
2 6 (40.00%) VLAN
3 5 (33.33%) Internet
3 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNA
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle