The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 119 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.58% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 4.07% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate £288 £300 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +93.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £289 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.30 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £23.70 £29.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -10.79%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
272 295 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.59% 14.37% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 151 164
Average daily rate £375 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 32
Average hourly rate £14.11 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VoIP
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -15 8 £288 +19.79% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
6 6 (21.43%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) CCNA
6 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) SAN
6 6 (21.43%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Juniper
7 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.86%) CCNP
7 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.29%) BGP
8 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (3.57%) CATIA
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) SAN
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
6 3 (10.71%) Wireless
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.71%) OSPF
6 3 (10.71%) PBX
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.14%) SMTP
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (7.14%) H.323
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (7.14%) VLAN
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) IVR
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) B2B
3 2 (7.14%) B2C
3 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) CAD
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) CCNA
3 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCVP
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Juniper
3 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) NETGEAR
4 3 (10.71%) Avaya
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.14%) Aruba
6 1 (3.57%) Verint
6 1 (3.57%) Mitel
6 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus