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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 97 81
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.074% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 0.66% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £338 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +16.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.43% +40.24%  

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 89 152 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.40% 11.21% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 46
Median daily rate £300 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.49% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle