The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 123 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 5 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.73% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 5.65% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £256 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.48% -21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.56% -36.68%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
329 301 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.39% 12.95% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 149 168
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £195 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
IP Telephony
UK

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £325 -
Glasgow - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
IP Telephony
UK

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) VoIP
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) Wireless
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (53.33%) H.323
4 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) EIGRP
4 8 (53.33%) MGCP
4 8 (53.33%) CCIE
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) PBX
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Nortel
7 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
7 2 (13.33%) Siemens
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (13.33%) Mitel
8 1 (6.67%) Network Design
8 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) VoIP
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) Wireless
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) EIGRP
4 8 (53.33%) MGCP
4 8 (53.33%) H.323
5 3 (20.00%) PBX
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) CTI
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Nortel
2 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (13.33%) Siemens
2 2 (13.33%) Mitel
2 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Polycom
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) EMC