The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Voice Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Engineer
Rank 577 517 565
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 66 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 54 20
Median daily rate £325 £378 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £266 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.68% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-24.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Voice Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Voice Engineer in the job title.

Voice Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Voice Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Voice Engineer within the UK.

Voice Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Voice Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Voice Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Voice Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Voice Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Voice Engineer within the UK.

Voice Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Voice Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Voice Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -41 53 £325 -13.90% 2
London -3 21 £419 -1.47% 2
South East -49 12 £400 +5.26%
Wales +21 8 £325 -
South West 0 8 £300 -
South Wales - 8 £325 -
Somerset - 7 £300 -
Taunton - 7 £300 -
Cardiff - 7 £333 -
East of England +7 6 £300 -17.24%
Berkshire -18 6 £425 +47.82%
Hampshire -1 4 £400 +3.89%
Scotland -11 4 £125 -26.47% 1
City of London +35 3 £350 -24.32% 1
Hertfordshire +9 3 £300 -17.24%
Yorkshire 0 3 £308 -23.12%
Watford - 3 £300 -
West Yorkshire +3 2 £340 -15.00%
Essex -1 2 £280 -
West Midlands -17 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £125 -
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Norfolk +2 1 - -
Leeds -7 1 £340 -
Reading -14 1 £425 +47.82%
Surrey -25 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £275 -

Voice Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Voice Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Voice Engineer in the job title.

1 89 (76.07%) Cisco
2 54 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (45.30%) VoIP
4 43 (36.75%) CCNP
5 41 (35.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 37 (31.62%) WAN
7 32 (27.35%) LAN
8 27 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
9 26 (22.22%) ITIL
9 26 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 24 (20.51%) Wireless
11 23 (19.66%) MPLS
12 22 (18.80%) CCNA
13 21 (17.95%) Firewall
14 20 (17.09%) CCIE
14 20 (17.09%) Avaya
14 20 (17.09%) Cisco UCCE
15 19 (16.24%) TCP/IP
16 16 (13.68%) CCNP Voice
17 14 (11.97%) Unified Communications
17 14 (11.97%) IP Telephony
18 13 (11.11%) Handset
19 12 (10.26%) CCVP
19 12 (10.26%) Finance
19 12 (10.26%) Project Management
20 11 (9.40%) CCDP
20 11 (9.40%) NICE Systems
21 10 (8.55%) Polycom
21 10 (8.55%) PABX
21 10 (8.55%) DNS

Voice Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (5.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 53 (45.30%) VoIP
2 37 (31.62%) WAN
3 32 (27.35%) LAN
4 24 (20.51%) Wireless
5 23 (19.66%) MPLS
6 21 (17.95%) Firewall
7 19 (16.24%) TCP/IP
8 14 (11.97%) IP Telephony
8 14 (11.97%) Unified Communications
9 10 (8.55%) BGP
9 10 (8.55%) DNS
9 10 (8.55%) OSPF
9 10 (8.55%) PABX
10 9 (7.69%) EIGRP
10 9 (7.69%) VPN
11 8 (6.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (6.84%) IPsec
11 8 (6.84%) ISDN
12 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (5.98%) OpenScape
General
1 26 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Back Office
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Advertising
5 3 (2.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.85%) International Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) XMPP
2 5 (4.27%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.56%) SOAP
3 3 (2.56%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Handset
2 10 (8.55%) IVR
3 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.56%) PKI
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.22%) ITIL
2 12 (10.26%) Project Management
3 10 (8.55%) Change Management
4 8 (6.84%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (5.98%) High Availability
5 7 (5.98%) Migration
6 6 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.27%) Network Management
7 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.42%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.42%) Network Design
8 4 (3.42%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.56%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.71%) B2B
10 2 (1.71%) Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (1.71%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (1.71%) Service Management
11 1 (0.85%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 54 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (36.75%) CCNP
3 22 (18.80%) CCNA
4 20 (17.09%) CCIE
5 16 (13.68%) CCNP Voice
6 12 (10.26%) CCVP
7 11 (9.40%) CCDP
8 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.42%) HNC
10 4 (3.42%) HND
11 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.85%) CCIP
12 1 (0.85%) Degree
12 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) BS7799
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (35.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 20 (17.09%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 89 (76.07%) Cisco
2 20 (17.09%) Avaya
3 11 (9.40%) NICE Systems
4 10 (8.55%) Polycom
5 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.84%) Riverbed
7 7 (5.98%) Remedy
8 6 (5.13%) HP
8 6 (5.13%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.13%) Siemens
9 5 (4.27%) BT
10 4 (3.42%) Nokia
11 3 (2.56%) F5
11 3 (2.56%) Juniper
11 3 (2.56%) Nortel
11 3 (2.56%) Oracle
11 3 (2.56%) Verint
11 3 (2.56%) VMware
12 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds