The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 67 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.53% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 5.19% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
VoIP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.55% 10.19% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 58
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VoIP across the Edinburgh region.

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (26.67%) Office 365
3 4 (26.67%) Skype
4 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) SLA
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Law
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Lync Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Lync Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.67%) Handset
4 1 (6.67%) iPad
4 1 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle