The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 117 112
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 3 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 2.63% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.43% +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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 200 266 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.96% 12.93% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 168 161
Median daily rate £375 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £531 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.32 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.86% -65.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.49 £15.50 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in West Yorkshire

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in West Yorkshire

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds +7 1 £375 -6.25% 2
Wakefield - 1 - -
VoIP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Verint
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) MD110
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) Softphone
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCVP
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Verint