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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 107 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 3.77% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
Median daily rate £225 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £122 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £373 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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
379 424 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.23% 14.79% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 209 162
Median daily rate £340 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +3 6 £113 -59.09%
Edinburgh +19 4 £350 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £160 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 11 (36.67%) LAN
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (30.00%) CCNP
5 9 (30.00%) CCNA
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Wireless
6 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (20.00%) Internet
8 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
9 5 (16.67%) Juniper
9 5 (16.67%) VMware
9 5 (16.67%) Clustering
9 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
10 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
10 4 (13.33%) Office 365

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 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) Wireless
4 6 (20.00%) Internet
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (13.33%) Skype
6 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
6 4 (13.33%) VLAN
6 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) OSPF
7 3 (10.00%) WLAN
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) H.323
8 2 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Lync Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Mitel Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Genesys Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Network Services Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (16.67%) Clustering
4 3 (10.00%) Handset
5 2 (6.67%) IVR
5 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.33%) iPad
6 1 (3.33%) iPhone
6 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 2 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNA
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Juniper
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Mitel
5 2 (6.67%) Apple
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) CommVault
6 1 (3.33%) Genesys
6 1 (3.33%) HP