The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IP Telephony
Rank 147 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 1.97% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £293 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £255 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-43.12% +180.70%
IP Telephony
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
558 355 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.66% 11.87% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 170 151
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IP Telephony Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IP Telephony
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

IP Telephony Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

IP Telephony
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony across the Scotland region.

IP Telephony Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 1 £160 +1.58%
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
IP Telephony
UK

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony.

1 4 (80.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) UAG
4 1 (20.00%) PABX
4 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) CCTV
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
1 1 (20.00%) UAG
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) VMware