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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 89 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 17 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 3.66% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
Median daily rate £250 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £224 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +15.00%

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
299 383 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.04% 14.49% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 195 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +28.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £15.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +13 7 £212 -22.90% 1
Edinburgh +12 5 £350 -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 £250 - 1
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (34.48%) CCNA
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 9 (31.03%) WAN
4 9 (31.03%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
5 8 (27.59%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 6 (20.69%) Migration
7 6 (20.69%) Clustering
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) Driving Licence
7 6 (20.69%) Skype
7 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
7 6 (20.69%) Office 365
8 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (17.24%) VLAN
8 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.24%) Juniper
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) Replication
8 5 (17.24%) VMware
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
9 4 (13.79%) OSPF

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 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
1 9 (31.03%) WAN
2 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 7 (24.14%) Wireless
4 6 (20.69%) Skype
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.24%) Internet
5 5 (17.24%) VLAN
5 5 (17.24%) VPN
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (13.79%) OSPF
6 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) PABX
7 3 (10.34%) WLAN
8 2 (6.90%) H.323
8 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Lync Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Driving Licence
3 5 (17.24%) Replication
4 3 (10.34%) Handset
5 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCNA
3 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCENT
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Mitel
5 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) Aruba
6 1 (3.45%) CommVault
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Progress