Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 169 212
Rank change year-on-year -41 +43 -17
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.053% 0.024% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.21% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Scotland median daily rate £270 £325 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +38.30% -12.96%
10th Percentile £166 £313 £175
90th Percentile £374 £338 £363
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £19.94 £20.83
% change year-on-year +32.92% -4.28% +19.03%

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 641 473 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.43% 11.24% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 251 474
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £191 £163 £223
90th Percentile £510 £463 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 48
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.69% -18.75% +25.98%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.01 £14.21
90th Percentile £32.48 £48.08 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -22.00% +21.65%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Edinburgh -29 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £140 -
Aberdeen - 1 £400 -
IP Telephony
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering

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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CyberArk
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Varonis