Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 151 184
Rank change year-on-year -43 +33 -14
Contract jobs citing VoIP 14 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 4.86% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 11
Scotland median daily rate £225 £151 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.50% -39.80% +38.89%
10th Percentile £200 £110 £143
90th Percentile £338 £407 £425
UK median daily rate £338 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -50.70% +73.17%

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 610 473 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.09% 10.96% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 244 477
Scotland median daily rate £325 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.03% +3.21% +7.69%
10th Percentile £188 £157 £220
90th Percentile £506 £481 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 55
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.93 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.67% -20.19% +71.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £18.13 £13.75
90th Percentile £31.20 £47.63 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -16 7 £225 -33.33%
Falkirk +3 3 £250 -20.00%
Glasgow -23 2 £225 -40.40%
Stirling -1 1 £225 -25.00%
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 -
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Avaya
3 5 (35.71%) Genesys
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) CMS
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco ICM
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
5 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) CCNP
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Service 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 5 (35.71%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco ICM
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) DSL
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) ISDN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Telephony Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Telephony Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Telephony Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Telephony Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Telephony Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Avaya
3 5 (35.71%) Genesys
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) BT
6 1 (7.14%) Mitel
6 1 (7.14%) Siemens