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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 126 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing VoIP 12 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.60% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 6.11% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Median daily rate £250 £180 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £140 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £321 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+58.53% +2.50%
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
388 311 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.17% 9.76% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 127 203
Median daily rate £338 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.34% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.86 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -3 5 £218 -22.32%
Glasgow +2 4 £250 -
Aberdeen -2 1 £155 -13.88%
Falkirk - 1 £350 -
Fife - 1 - -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Law
7 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) ISDN
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) ATM
5 1 (5.88%) CTI
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) PABX
5 1 (5.88%) Skype
5 1 (5.88%) Symposium
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Law
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Computacenter
4 1 (5.88%) Genesys
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Verint