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 3 months to 26 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.

IP Telephony
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 148 136
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.53% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £200 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £20.83 £21.00
% change year-on-year +104.03% -0.80%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 244 562 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.17% 19.41% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 283 125
Median daily rate £350 £330 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +12.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 17
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing IP Telephony as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IP Telephony 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft