Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 133 131
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 6 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.55% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 3.91% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 21
Leeds median daily rate £375 £360 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -19.55% -
10th Percentile £253 £313 £123
90th Percentile £468 £438 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £360 £448
% change year-on-year +4.17% -19.55% +123.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Leeds median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.14% -27.50% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £17.74 £20.00
% change year-on-year -37.98% -11.33% +77.78%

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 270 384 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.35% 14.13% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 229 286
Leeds median daily rate £430 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £261
90th Percentile £550 £553 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 11
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -32.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.20
90th Percentile £33.88 £21.93 £37.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -15.63% -14.67%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Leeds

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VoIP in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Leeds

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Leeds

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) CCVP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCVP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) F5