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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 130 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9  
Contract jobs citing IP Telephony 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.039% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 0.26% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £275 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year +1.44% +15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.38% -43.75%  

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 202 380 356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.50% 14.65% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 201 172
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £30.40 £29.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £275 - 1
IP Telephony
UK

IP Telephony
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Case Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) CCTV
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Telephony Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Case Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Canon
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Xerox