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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 117 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing VoIP 10 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.65% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 6.99% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
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£163 £361 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +94.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -7.69%
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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
340 229 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.41% 9.26% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 105 120
Average daily rate £316 £361 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% +34.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £158 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.66 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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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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 5 £138 -31.25% 2
Glasgow - 4 £275 - 1
Aberdeen +5 1 £85 -76.72% 1
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) Nortel
8 3 (15.79%) CCNA
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
8 3 (15.79%) DHCP
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (10.53%) SCCM
9 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) H.323
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (10.53%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) EDI
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 3 (15.79%) Nortel
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
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