Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 172 174
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 1 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.019% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 2.61% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Scotland median daily rate £140 £432 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.58% +83.75% +17.50%
UK median daily rate £388 £254 £375
% change year-on-year +52.71% -32.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £34.38 -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -12.82%

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 521 575 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.99% 11.59% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 315 423
Scotland median daily rate £375 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82% -2.86%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £206
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 24
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +29.87% +14.93%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.32 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.40 £46.05 £51.40
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +5.09%

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 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 17 December 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
North Lanarkshire - 1 £140 -
IP Telephony
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco