Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for IP Telephony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IP Telephony over the 6 months to 21 April 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.

IP Telephony
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 158 199
Rank change year-on-year -27 +41 -22
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Scotland median daily rate £428 £275 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.79% +26.44% -27.50%
10th Percentile £366 £223 £121
90th Percentile £470 £328 £393
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +2.56% -2.50%

IP Telephony 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 587 503 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.77% 14.00% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 279 432
Scotland median daily rate £338 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.53% -1.28% +8.75%
10th Percentile £200 £171 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £450
UK median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +3.04% +0.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 37
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% -38.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.32 £14.20
90th Percentile £26.60 £57.50 £46.60
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% -12.00% +12.74%

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing IP Telephony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in Scotland

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IP Telephony in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for IP Telephony in Scotland

IP Telephony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IP Telephony in Scotland

IP Telephony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IP Telephony in Scotland

IP Telephony
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 11 £432 -
Glasgow -18 1 £338 -
Edinburgh -21 1 - -
IP Telephony
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 12 (92.31%) WAN
1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (84.62%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (84.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 11 (84.62%) PMP
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
8 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (7.69%) Splunk
8 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
8 1 (7.69%) Office 365
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
8 1 (7.69%) Varonis
8 1 (7.69%) Ansible

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (7.69%) Converged Networks
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DSL
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) SDH
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) Telepresence
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) VPLS
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) PMP
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCIP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Charles River
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) Tandberg
2 1 (7.69%) Varonis