The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 91 81
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.47% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £350 £286
% change year-on-year +11.78% +22.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -56.87% +110.52%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 136 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.26% 8.95% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 51
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £15.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Edinburgh

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VoIP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Edinburgh

VoIP
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel