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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 116 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing VoIP 13 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 2.62% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
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£303 £129 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.95% -61.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £108 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £276 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.82%
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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
331 343 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 13.56% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 167 127
Average daily rate £325 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £16.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Edinburgh 0 8 £303 +134.95% 2
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
Inverclyde - 1 £270 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £170 -
Aberdeen - 1 £350 - 2
VoIP
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VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) WAN
3 9 (37.50%) Nortel
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 8 (33.33%) PBX
5 7 (29.17%) DECT
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) IP Telephony
5 7 (29.17%) Nortel Meridian
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
6 6 (25.00%) Internet
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
8 4 (16.67%) SCCM
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) vSphere
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) Lync
9 3 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
9 3 (12.50%) HP
9 3 (12.50%) SAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) PBX
4 7 (29.17%) DECT
4 7 (29.17%) IP Telephony
4 7 (29.17%) Nortel Meridian
5 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) WLAN
6 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
1 7 (29.17%) Network Administrator
1 7 (29.17%) Network Support
2 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Network Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Centre Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Handset
2 2 (8.33%) PDA
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Migration
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.17%) Change Management
2 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Nortel
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
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Posted: 5 days ago
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