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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 123 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing VoIP 9 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.33% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 2.53% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £310 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+100.71% -7.89%
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
362 356 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.21% 13.10% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 167 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.40 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 8 £325 -31.57% 1
Glasgow +9 1 £275 - 1
VoIP
UK

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) MS Office
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) IPsec
6 3 (13.64%) OSPF
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) BGP
6 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Unix
6 3 (13.64%) XenApp
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Network Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) LAN
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless
3 3 (13.64%) BGP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
3 3 (13.64%) IPsec
3 3 (13.64%) OSPF
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) SNMP
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) WLAN
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Author
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Author
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.64%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) ERP
3 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Presales
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) VMware