Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 123 105
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 +19
Contract jobs citing VoIP 8 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 5.18% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £308 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.79% -12.07% -
10th Percentile £320 £201 £315
90th Percentile £473 £525 £385
Scotland median daily rate £363 £350 £250
% change year-on-year +3.57% +40.28% -9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £23.00

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 255 251 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.13% 8.94% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 144 94
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £378 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.91% +6.00%
10th Percentile £175 £180 £168
90th Percentile £578 £596 £521
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.68 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -67.92% +94.39%
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.80 £14.32
90th Percentile £34.45 £17.41 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £16.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.15% -27.78% -41.56%

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 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 6 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Quality 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft