Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 127 105
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 +19
Contract jobs citing VoIP 5 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.41% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 4.30% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 9
Edinburgh median daily rate - £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.08% -7.14%
Scotland median daily rate £363 £319 £238
% change year-on-year +13.64% +34.32% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.50 - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 247 279 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.70% 9.48% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 144 137
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £202 £213 £200
90th Percentile £546 £559 £483
Scotland median daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.00 £23.93 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.96% -53.98% +108.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £17.71 £12.81
90th Percentile £25.20 £30.09 £52.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +16.28% +26.47%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco