The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 105 127 122
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing VoIP 16 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 2.92% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £263 £250 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £270 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.88%
VoIP
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
350 308 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.08% 9.62% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 129 172
Median daily rate £338 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VoIP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VoIP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VoIP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

VoIP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VoIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VoIP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VoIP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +23 11 £319 +59.37%
Glasgow +4 3 £250 -9.09% 1
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £275 -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
4 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Skype
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (18.18%) Juniper
6 4 (18.18%) Clustering
6 4 (18.18%) CCNA
6 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 4 (18.18%) Office 365
7 3 (13.64%) Mitel
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) IVR
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Skype
4 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) H.323
7 1 (4.55%) ISDN
7 1 (4.55%) OSPF
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Law
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Lync Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Genesys Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SAN Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 3 (13.64%) IVR
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) Mitel
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) BT
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
6 1 (4.55%) Genesys
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle