Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 160 144
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 5 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.36% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 2.77% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 26
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £360 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -19.78% +76.85%
10th Percentile £249 £310 £124
90th Percentile £466 £395 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £354 £323
% change year-on-year -22.26% +9.69% +35.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £17.74 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.98% +9.14% +44.44%
10th Percentile £10.00 £14.92 £9.68
90th Percentile £12.00 £20.35 £29.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £17.74 £12.75
% change year-on-year -22.47% +39.10% -3.77%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 396 469 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.96% 13.12% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 277 347
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.81%
10th Percentile £193 £231 £249
90th Percentile £543 £554 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.40 £22.58 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% +7.69% -15.76%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 5 £363 +0.69% 2
VoIP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

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 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix