The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 117 58
Rank change year-on-year +72 -59  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.26% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.70% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £331
% change year-on-year -1.40% +7.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.60% +40.24%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 92 573 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.02% 40.21% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 355 54
Median daily rate £353 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £423 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 47 13
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Tyne and Wear

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Tyne and Wear

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Tyne and Wear

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +75 1 £450 -
VoIP
North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto