Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 159 166
Rank change year-on-year -29 +7 +1
Contract jobs citing VoIP 13 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.24% 0.64% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 5.41% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 14
Scotland median daily rate £250 £290 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +10.48% +45.83%
10th Percentile £213 £113 £145
90th Percentile £451 £412 £425
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.57 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +30.74% -49.23% +58.54%

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 557 592 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.45% 11.83% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 315 442
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% +4.62%
10th Percentile £159 £148 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 27
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% -25.93% +138.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.08 £13.50
90th Percentile £34.50 £46.50 £45.80
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% -13.33% +10.61%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -5 6 £550 +89.66% 1
Falkirk +2 3 £250 -20.00%
Glasgow - 3 £294 - 2
Stirling +4 1 £225 -25.00%
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Avaya
3 5 (38.46%) Genesys
3 5 (38.46%) CMS
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ICM
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (15.38%) Mitel
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) ISDN
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

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 5 (38.46%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) ISDN
4 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) DSL
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Telephony Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Telephony Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Proactive Management
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Avaya
3 5 (38.46%) Genesys
4 2 (15.38%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) VMware