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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 125 121 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing VoIP 11 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 2.90% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
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£180 £163 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -54.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £99 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £301 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
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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
303 345 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.24% 12.60% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 187 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Aberdeen +9 4 £180 +111.76%
Glasgow +2 3 - - 2
South Ayrshire - 2 £209 -
Edinburgh -18 1 £110 -20.00% 3
Highlands - 1 - -
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 12 (44.44%) SCCM
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (29.63%) MS Office
4 8 (29.63%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) CommVault
5 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
5 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
5 7 (25.93%) SLA
5 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (25.93%) Office 365
6 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) vSphere
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle
8 4 (14.81%) LAN
8 4 (14.81%) PBX
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) HND
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 4 (14.81%) VMware

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) WAN
2 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) PBX
4 3 (11.11%) SDH
4 3 (11.11%) WLAN
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) DWDM
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.70%) Nortel Meridian
6 1 (3.70%) DECT
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Data Network Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support
4 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Network Support
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Handset
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.41%) Time Management
2 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) HND
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (11.11%) HNC
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) CommVault
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Nortel
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