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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.78% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 7.64% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.72% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +25.00%

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
106 144 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.90% 10.24% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 45
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £402 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.06% +35.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Clustering
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
4 3 (23.08%) Office 365
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Skype
4 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
4 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Mitel
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Replication
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA

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 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) Skype
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Lync Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Clustering
3 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (15.38%) Replication
5 1 (7.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Juniper
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Mitel
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) HP