Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 17 February 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.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 142 170
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28 -11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 28 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 3.87% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 15
Scotland median daily rate £350 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £139 £124 £125
90th Percentile £525 £433 £395
UK median daily rate £335 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -10.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £25.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -35.29% +32.47% +1.32%

VoIP 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 546 646 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.21% 17.34% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 377 332
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -5.88% +7.04%
10th Percentile £150 £194 £189
90th Percentile £538 £459 £452
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 21
Scotland median hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +23.53% -43.33%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.32 £12.35
90th Percentile £35.94 £57.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.30% -4.44% +12.50%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Scotland

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP in Scotland

VoIP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP in Scotland

VoIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP in Scotland

VoIP
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 VoIP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 February 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 16 £308 -15.10% 3
Aberdeen +13 10 £370 -
Glasgow -15 1 £338 +59.20% 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £125 -
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 17 (60.71%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) CCNP
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (39.29%) CCNA
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
6 8 (28.57%) WAN
6 8 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.00%) Wireless
7 7 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (25.00%) IIS
8 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (17.86%) SAN
9 5 (17.86%) BGP
10 4 (14.29%) DNS
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (14.29%) DHCP
10 4 (14.29%) Back Office
10 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 4 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 4 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (14.29%) Network Security
10 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.71%) Project Governance

VoIP
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 7 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 8 (28.57%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) Wireless
5 5 (17.86%) BGP
5 5 (17.86%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) DHCP
6 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security
7 3 (10.71%) ISDN
8 2 (7.14%) VPN
9 1 (3.57%) DSL
9 1 (3.57%) Internet
9 1 (3.57%) IPsec
9 1 (3.57%) MPLS
9 1 (3.57%) OSPF
9 1 (3.57%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.29%) Back Office
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Network Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Presales
4 1 (3.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CCNP
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) CCDP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCIP
4 1 (3.57%) CEH
4 1 (3.57%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (3.57%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.57%) GIAC
4 1 (3.57%) GPEN
4 1 (3.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Mitel
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Nokia
3 1 (3.57%) Tandberg