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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 135 130 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.037% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.29% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.04%
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
303 345 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.24% 12.60% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 187 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 +3 1 - - 1
IP Telephony
UK

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Server

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DECT
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel