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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Engineer
Rank 585 589 554
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 72 72 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 44
Median daily rate £354 £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.54% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.80% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £26.50 - £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 - £33.50

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +30 70 £355 -8.38% 22
London -16 23 £400 -5.88% 9
South East +15 17 £375 +2.73% 6
Yorkshire - 11 £358 -
North West +21 7 £275 -18.51% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 6 £325 -
South West +8 6 £355 +29.09% 3
City of London +1 5 £350 -22.22% 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £363 -
Crewe - 5 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £360 -
Cheshire - 5 £275 -
West Sussex - 4 £388 -
Bristol +1 3 £355 - 2
East Midlands -7 3 £240 -46.66% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £240 - 1
Leeds - 3 £360 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £263 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £401 -
Northallerton - 3 £263 -
Reading +16 2 - - 2
Wiltshire +10 2 - -
Berkshire +3 2 - - 3
Manchester -2 2 £488 +77.27% 3
Middlesex - 2 £450 -
Sheffield - 2 £355 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £360 -
Cardiff +23 1 £158 -47.50%
South Wales +21 1 £158 -56.55%

Voice Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 82 (62.12%) Cisco
2 68 (51.52%) VoIP
3 55 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (27.27%) CCNA
5 34 (25.76%) WAN
6 32 (24.24%) CCNP
7 30 (22.73%) LAN
7 30 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 26 (19.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 23 (17.42%) Wireless
9 23 (17.42%) ITIL
9 23 (17.42%) CCIE
9 23 (17.42%) TCP/IP
10 18 (13.64%) Firewall
11 17 (12.88%) Unified Communications
12 16 (12.12%) Avaya
13 15 (11.36%) IVR
13 15 (11.36%) Cisco UCCX
14 13 (9.85%) PABX
14 13 (9.85%) Handset
15 12 (9.09%) Change Management
15 12 (9.09%) CheckPoint
15 12 (9.09%) MPLS
15 12 (9.09%) CCDP
16 11 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (7.58%) Mitel
17 10 (7.58%) Migration
18 9 (6.82%) Finance
18 9 (6.82%) CCVP
18 9 (6.82%) Microsoft

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 5 (3.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 68 (51.52%) VoIP
2 34 (25.76%) WAN
3 30 (22.73%) LAN
4 23 (17.42%) TCP/IP
4 23 (17.42%) Wireless
5 18 (13.64%) Firewall
6 17 (12.88%) Unified Communications
7 13 (9.85%) PABX
8 12 (9.09%) MPLS
9 11 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (5.30%) IP Telephony
10 7 (5.30%) OpenScape
11 6 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (3.79%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (3.79%) H.323
12 5 (3.79%) Network Security
12 5 (3.79%) Skype
13 4 (3.03%) DNS
13 4 (3.03%) MGW
13 4 (3.03%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) JIRA
1 3 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.82%) Finance
3 5 (3.79%) Back Office
3 5 (3.79%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) XMPP
2 3 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.27%) SOAP
2 3 (2.27%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) IVR
2 13 (9.85%) Handset
3 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Android
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.42%) ITIL
2 12 (9.09%) Change Management
3 10 (7.58%) Migration
4 7 (5.30%) Network Design
4 7 (5.30%) Validation
5 5 (3.79%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.79%) Quality Management
5 5 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.03%) High Availability
6 4 (3.03%) Line Management
6 4 (3.03%) Project Management
6 4 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.27%) CAD
7 3 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.27%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.52%) Network Architecture
8 2 (1.52%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 55 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (27.27%) CCNA
3 32 (24.24%) CCNP
4 23 (17.42%) CCIE
5 12 (9.09%) CCDP
6 9 (6.82%) CCVP
7 5 (3.79%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (2.27%) HNC
8 3 (2.27%) HND
8 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Kamailio
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (19.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (11.36%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.52%) SCSM
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 82 (62.12%) Cisco
2 16 (12.12%) Avaya
3 12 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 10 (7.58%) Mitel
5 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.82%) NICE Systems
6 7 (5.30%) Remedy
7 5 (3.79%) BroadSoft
7 5 (3.79%) BT
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle
8 4 (3.03%) Siemens
8 4 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.27%) Nokia
10 2 (1.52%) Acme Packet
10 2 (1.52%) F5
10 2 (1.52%) Nortel
10 2 (1.52%) Polycom
10 2 (1.52%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.52%) Speakerbus
10 2 (1.52%) Verint
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