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 3 months to 29 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.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 129 112
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17  
Contract jobs citing VoIP 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.47% 1.32% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £313 £280 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.87% -10.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £176 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £384 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +10.71% +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -56.87% +110.52%  

VoIP 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 202 378 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.48% 14.58% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 200 166
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 £128
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 12 12 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 £13.72 £16.00 £29.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing VoIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Glasgow +4 5 £313 +11.87%
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (27.27%) CCNP
4 6 (27.27%) CCNA
4 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) Replication
4 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) PABX
6 4 (18.18%) Office 365
6 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune

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 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) PABX
4 4 (18.18%) Skype
4 4 (18.18%) VLAN
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) OSPF
6 2 (9.09%) BGP
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Handset
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCENT
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) CommVault
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) Progress