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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Engineer
Rank 505 540 472
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -68
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 90 42 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.081% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.088% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 38
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£350 £383 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £351 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £403 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +34.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.80 - £32.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.80 - -

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +14 82 £350 -10.25% 13
London +33 34 £355 -5.33% 4
South East -5 25 £375 -7.69% 5
City of London +18 16 £380 +1.33% 2
Berkshire +15 16 £388 - 2
Hampshire - 8 £325 - 2
Yorkshire -3 7 £288 -36.11% 1
Reading - 7 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £225 -
North West -7 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £325 - 2
West Midlands -15 4 £196 -51.24% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £100 -
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Manchester -8 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Luton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Voice Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 109 (65.66%) Cisco
2 63 (37.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 44 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (22.89%) Telecoms
5 36 (21.69%) Avaya
6 28 (16.87%) Cisco ICM
7 27 (16.27%) Finance
7 27 (16.27%) Migration
7 27 (16.27%) IP Telephony
7 27 (16.27%) Cisco UCCX
8 25 (15.06%) VoIP
9 22 (13.25%) Service Management
9 22 (13.25%) Change Management
10 20 (12.05%) Firewall
10 20 (12.05%) Cisco UCCE
11 18 (10.84%) Contact Management
12 17 (10.24%) Mitel
13 16 (9.64%) CCNP
14 15 (9.04%) Line Management
14 15 (9.04%) CCVP
15 14 (8.43%) Citrix
15 14 (8.43%) CA
15 14 (8.43%) CA Spectrum
15 14 (8.43%) NetScaler
16 13 (7.83%) Lync
16 13 (7.83%) Cisco IPT
17 12 (7.23%) 3G
17 12 (7.23%) CCNA
17 12 (7.23%) ITIL
18 11 (6.63%) Video Conferencing

Voice Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (7.83%) Lync
2 3 (1.81%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.87%) Cisco ICM
2 27 (16.27%) IP Telephony
3 25 (15.06%) VoIP
4 20 (12.05%) Firewall
5 14 (8.43%) NetScaler
6 13 (7.83%) Cisco IPT
7 12 (7.23%) 3G
8 10 (6.02%) LTE
9 9 (5.42%) WAN
9 9 (5.42%) LAN
9 9 (5.42%) PBX
10 8 (4.82%) PABX
10 8 (4.82%) ISDN
10 8 (4.82%) H.323
11 7 (4.22%) Wireless
11 7 (4.22%) VoLTE
12 4 (2.41%) MGW
12 4 (2.41%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (2.41%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (2.41%) PSTN
General
1 38 (22.89%) Telecoms
2 27 (16.27%) Finance
3 7 (4.22%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) XMPP
2 4 (2.41%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.63%) Video Conferencing
1 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.02%) IVR
3 6 (3.61%) Replication
4 4 (2.41%) Wiki
5 3 (1.81%) Social Media
6 2 (1.20%) Handset
6 2 (1.20%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.01%) UNIX
2 3 (1.81%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.27%) Migration
2 22 (13.25%) Service Management
2 22 (13.25%) Change Management
3 18 (10.84%) Contact Management
4 15 (9.04%) Line Management
5 12 (7.23%) ITIL
6 9 (5.42%) Validation
7 6 (3.61%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 5 (3.01%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.01%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.41%) Test Planning
10 3 (1.81%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.81%) Speech Recognition
10 3 (1.81%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (1.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (1.81%) Release Management
10 3 (1.81%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (1.20%) Network Architecture
11 2 (1.20%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.64%) CCNP
3 15 (9.04%) CCVP
4 12 (7.23%) CCNA
5 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.42%) CCIE
7 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.61%) Degree
9 3 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 63 (37.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (16.27%) Cisco UCCX
3 20 (12.05%) Cisco UCCE
4 14 (8.43%) CA Spectrum
5 7 (4.22%) Cisco IPCC
5 7 (4.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 109 (65.66%) Cisco
2 36 (21.69%) Avaya
3 17 (10.24%) Mitel
4 14 (8.43%) Citrix
4 14 (8.43%) CA
5 11 (6.63%) Verint
6 10 (6.02%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.42%) BT
7 9 (5.42%) Speakerbus
8 7 (4.22%) Nortel
8 7 (4.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (3.61%) Nokia
10 4 (2.41%) VMware
10 4 (2.41%) Remedy
11 3 (1.81%) Siemens
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle
13 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.60%) Juniper
13 1 (0.60%) Genesys
13 1 (0.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
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