Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 155 176
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing VoIP 31 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.62% 0.67% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 4.01% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 18
Scotland median daily rate £300 £250 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +38.89% +10.77%
10th Percentile £113 £106 £115
90th Percentile £412 £425 £379
UK median daily rate £345 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £16.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £33.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -50.38% +62.20% +2.50%

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 604 724 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.99% 16.78% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 434 311
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
10th Percentile £150 £208 £169
90th Percentile £539 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.47 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.63 £51.20 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Aberdeen +4 12 £366 +136.29%
Edinburgh -16 12 £283 -13.08%
Dundee - 2 £110 -
Aberdeenshire +4 1 £160 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £125 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £415 -
Falkirk - 1 £313 -
Stirling - 1 £300 -
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) Firewall
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) CCNA
6 7 (22.58%) Wireless
7 6 (19.35%) IIS
7 6 (19.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) SLA
9 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (9.68%) SCCM
10 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
10 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (9.68%) DNS
10 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.68%) Project Management

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 (19.35%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) LAN
2 9 (29.03%) WAN
3 7 (22.58%) Wireless
4 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 3 (9.68%) DHCP
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
6 3 (9.68%) ISDN
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
8 1 (3.23%) BGP
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) PABX
8 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.23%) VPN
8 1 (3.23%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Network Specialist
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
1 3 (9.68%) Project Management
2 2 (6.45%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
2 2 (6.45%) Network Design
2 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.23%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Security
3 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.23%) Data Entry
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
3 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CCNP
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.23%) GIAC
4 1 (3.23%) GPEN
4 1 (3.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Mitel
4 1 (3.23%) Apple