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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 137 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 3.85% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £280 £313 £129
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% +143.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £220 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.33
% change year-on-year
+107.31% +25.51%
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
558 364 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.66% 12.00% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 169 157
Median daily rate £343 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Glasgow +12 5 £280 - 1
Edinburgh -13 2 - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) ATM
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) ISDN
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) PABX
5 1 (6.67%) Symposium
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Computacenter
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Verint