The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 129 113 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.28% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.84% 2.59% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 10
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£250 £288 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £288 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -13.37%
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
443 270 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.23% 10.79% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 155 161
Average daily rate £300 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 37
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.11 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.53% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.50 £25.75 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
West Yorkshire -4 12 £250 -13.04% 7
South Yorkshire - 2 £235 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) LAN
2 14 (43.75%) WAN
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (31.25%) CCNA
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) MPLS
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (18.75%) VLAN
6 6 (18.75%) Internet
6 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (18.75%) DHCP
6 6 (18.75%) MS Office
6 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (15.63%) VMware
7 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
8 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Quickr
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) LAN
1 14 (43.75%) WAN
2 8 (25.00%) MPLS
3 6 (18.75%) VLAN
3 6 (18.75%) Internet
3 6 (18.75%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) DNS
6 3 (9.38%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) Intranet
8 1 (3.13%) SNMP
8 1 (3.13%) Wireless
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Data Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.13%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) iSeries
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
2 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.13%) Network Design
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Siemens
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Intel
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Mitel
7 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) BMC