Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 107 129
Rank change year-on-year -16 +22 -15
Contract jobs citing VoIP 12 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.76% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 5.67% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £283 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +13.04% +119.05%
10th Percentile £134 £139 £123
90th Percentile £419 £426 £431
Scotland median daily rate £300 £250 £180
% change year-on-year +20.00% +38.89% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £16.75

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 279 282 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.47% 13.36% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 150 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £365 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £214
90th Percentile £555 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.38% +108.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.10 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%

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

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Mitel
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Firmware
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
8 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
2 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (8.33%) GIAC
2 1 (8.33%) GPEN
2 1 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Mitel
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft