The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP 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 VoIP over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 111 97 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.67% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 6.00% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
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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
353 250 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.17% 11.17% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 88 139
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.90 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £30.70 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VoIP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Edinburgh -2 4 £125 - 1
Glasgow -5 1 - - 1
Fife - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) Nortel
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Symantec
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) MCP
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) Finance
8 2 (9.52%) Nortel Meridian
8 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) DECT
8 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
8 2 (9.52%) PBX
8 2 (9.52%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VoIP 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 VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
6 2 (9.52%) DECT
6 2 (9.52%) PBX
6 2 (9.52%) PABX
7 1 (4.76%) VSAT
7 1 (4.76%) MGCP
7 1 (4.76%) H.323
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Network Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) PDA
1 1 (4.76%) CCTV
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (4.76%) Change Control
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
1 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Nortel
3 5 (23.81%) Symantec
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) ProCurve