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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 100 81 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.92% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 9.03% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%
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
239 155 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.96% 10.23% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 84 81
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £446 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.00 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £55.00 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 24 October 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
Halifax -1 1 - - 3
Bradford -2 1 - - 1
Leeds -15 1 - - 7
Wakefield - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Knottingley - - - -
VoIP
Yorkshire

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Siemens
8 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (8.33%) Sage
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (8.33%) SAN
8 1 (8.33%) Sophos

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNA
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (8.33%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) HP