The table below looks at the statistics for the Voice Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Voice Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Engineer
Rank 526 523 506
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 76 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 34
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£375 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £283
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £31.75 £32.31 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -16.92%

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
52060 49526 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.09% 92.75% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31607 29426 30210
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2009 2143 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Voice Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Voice Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Voice Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 72 £375 +12.78% 8
London -2 35 £400 +15.94% 3
South East +13 33 £369 +22.91% 5
City of London +18 18 £500 +40.35% 2
Berkshire +9 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £338 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
East of England - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Surrey 0 1 - - 2
Hampshire -13 1 £525 +275.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 £375 -
Scotland - - - -
South West - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Redhill - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Voice Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Voice Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Voice Engineer in their job title.

1 65 (59.63%) Cisco
2 36 (33.03%) Avaya
3 29 (26.61%) Finance
4 28 (25.69%) Telecoms
5 26 (23.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 25 (22.94%) VoIP
7 21 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (19.27%) IP Telephony
8 20 (18.35%) Lync
8 20 (18.35%) Migration
9 15 (13.76%) CCNP
10 13 (11.93%) Mitel
11 10 (9.17%) Speakerbus
12 9 (8.26%) Banking
12 9 (8.26%) IVR
12 9 (8.26%) PBX
12 9 (8.26%) WAN
12 9 (8.26%) BT
12 9 (8.26%) PABX
13 8 (7.34%) Cisco UCCX
13 8 (7.34%) ITIL
13 8 (7.34%) CCNA
13 8 (7.34%) Cisco ICM
13 8 (7.34%) Cisco UCCE
13 8 (7.34%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (6.42%) CCVP
14 7 (6.42%) Firewall
14 7 (6.42%) VXML
15 6 (5.50%) H.323
15 6 (5.50%) Microsoft

Voice Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Voice Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Voice Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.35%) Lync
2 3 (2.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.94%) VoIP
2 21 (19.27%) IP Telephony
3 9 (8.26%) PBX
3 9 (8.26%) WAN
3 9 (8.26%) PABX
4 8 (7.34%) Cisco ICM
5 7 (6.42%) Firewall
6 6 (5.50%) H.323
6 6 (5.50%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.67%) SIGTRAN
8 4 (3.67%) MPLS
9 3 (2.75%) 3G
9 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.75%) LTE
9 3 (2.75%) MGW
9 3 (2.75%) VPN
9 3 (2.75%) DNS
9 3 (2.75%) ISDN
9 3 (2.75%) LAN
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 28 (25.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) VXML
2 5 (4.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) IVR
2 8 (7.34%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) Handset
4 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.92%) Open Source
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.75%) UNIX
2 1 (0.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Migration
2 8 (7.34%) ITIL
3 5 (4.59%) Service Management
3 5 (4.59%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
4 3 (2.75%) Change Management
4 3 (2.75%) Contact Management
4 3 (2.75%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (2.75%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 2 (1.83%) Capacity Management
5 2 (1.83%) Workflow
5 2 (1.83%) Configuration Management
5 2 (1.83%) Project Management
6 1 (0.92%) CRM
6 1 (0.92%) Password Management
6 1 (0.92%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (0.92%) Problem Management
6 1 (0.92%) Security Testing
6 1 (0.92%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.76%) CCNP
3 8 (7.34%) CCNA
4 7 (6.42%) CCVP
5 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.59%) MCSE
6 5 (4.59%) CCIE
6 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.67%) Degree
7 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.83%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (23.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (7.34%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (7.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.83%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 65 (59.63%) Cisco
2 36 (33.03%) Avaya
3 13 (11.93%) Mitel
4 10 (9.17%) Speakerbus
5 9 (8.26%) BT
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.67%) Verint
8 3 (2.75%) Tandberg
8 3 (2.75%) Nokia
8 3 (2.75%) Siemens
9 2 (1.83%) Polycom
9 2 (1.83%) Nortel
9 2 (1.83%) Citrix
9 2 (1.83%) CA
9 2 (1.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.92%) Aruba
10 1 (0.92%) Nimsoft
10 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.92%) Cyber-Ark
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