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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 79 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.72% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 7.50% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £123 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+286.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%
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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
137 120 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.28% 9.57% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 37
Average daily rate £375 £257 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £115 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (18.18%) PDA
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 2 (18.18%) Nortel
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) PABX
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PDA
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Nortel
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP