The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 93 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.058% 0.42% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 5.26% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£110 £138 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
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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
149 95 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.70% 8.06% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) Handset
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) WLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Network Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Apple