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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 79 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 3.39% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £475 £227
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +109.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £475 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -2.77%
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
133 118 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 8.99% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 43
Average daily rate £375 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Presales
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Author
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
4 1 (7.69%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Mitel
3 1 (7.69%) VMware