Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 136 192
Rank change year-on-year -49 +56 -22
Contract jobs citing VoIP 15 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.61% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 5.00% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 9
Scotland median daily rate £263 £249 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% -23.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £205 £129 £212
90th Percentile £525 £391 £405
UK median daily rate £338 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.68 £32.63
% change year-on-year -11.80% -30.50% +63.13%

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 593 440 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.47% 12.27% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 234 463
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +3.87%
10th Percentile £200 £163 £213
90th Percentile £488 £475 £450
UK median daily rate £423 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +2.55% +3.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 45
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.64% -28.57% +24.19%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.46 £14.17
90th Percentile £23.80 £56.43 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £19.24 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.71% -17.49% +13.64%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -23 10 £381 +7.02% 4
Glasgow -35 2 £281 +12.95%
Falkirk - 2 £238 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 - 2
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Back Office
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) CMS
6 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Avaya

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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (6.67%) Converged Networks
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) SDH
6 1 (6.67%) Telepresence
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.67%) VPLS
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) xDSL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Telephony Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Telephony Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Telephony Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Avaya
3 3 (20.00%) Genesys
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) Tandberg