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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Engineer
Rank 518 561 489
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 78 34 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.064% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.069% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 29
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£388 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £516 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +18 74 £388 -3.12% 8
South East +27 31 £386 +83.92% 1
London +13 31 £425 -2.29% 5
Berkshire - 15 £288 -
City of London +17 8 £463 -9.31% 3
Hampshire +5 6 £385 +83.33%
Surrey - 6 £388 - 1
Guildford - 4 £388 -
East of England - 4 £363 -
Hook - 4 £393 -
East Midlands -3 3 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire -19 2 £400 +290.24% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £363 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £400 -
Newbury - 2 £275 -
Birmingham -7 1 £350 +7.69%
West Midlands -10 1 £350 +7.69%
West Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £180 -
Wales - 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
North East - 1 £180 -
Brighton - 1 £275 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £375 -

Voice Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 113 (67.66%) Cisco
2 58 (34.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 54 (32.34%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (25.15%) Avaya
5 36 (21.56%) Telecoms
6 35 (20.96%) CCNP
6 35 (20.96%) Cisco ICM
7 34 (20.36%) VoIP
8 31 (18.56%) Cisco UCCE
9 23 (13.77%) Cisco UCCX
10 20 (11.98%) CCNA
11 19 (11.38%) Change Management
11 19 (11.38%) Firewall
12 18 (10.78%) Nokia
13 16 (9.58%) 3G
13 16 (9.58%) H.323
13 16 (9.58%) CMS
14 15 (8.98%) Migration
15 14 (8.38%) Finance
15 14 (8.38%) Cisco IPCC
15 14 (8.38%) VMware
15 14 (8.38%) CCVP
16 13 (7.78%) IP Telephony
16 13 (7.78%) LAN
16 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
16 13 (7.78%) Cisco ICM Scripting
17 12 (7.19%) SQL
17 12 (7.19%) MPLS
18 11 (6.59%) Oracle
18 11 (6.59%) C

Voice Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 16 (9.58%) CMS
2 9 (5.39%) Lync
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.96%) Cisco ICM
2 34 (20.36%) VoIP
3 19 (11.38%) Firewall
4 16 (9.58%) 3G
4 16 (9.58%) H.323
5 13 (7.78%) IP Telephony
5 13 (7.78%) LAN
6 12 (7.19%) MPLS
7 11 (6.59%) WAN
7 11 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (5.99%) Unified Communications
8 10 (5.99%) VLAN
8 10 (5.99%) PSTN
8 10 (5.99%) VPN
8 10 (5.99%) ISDN
8 10 (5.99%) CTI
9 9 (5.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (5.39%) LTE
10 8 (4.79%) SAN
10 8 (4.79%) OSPF
General
1 36 (21.56%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.38%) Finance
3 7 (4.19%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.99%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) IVR
2 9 (5.39%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (4.79%) Replication
4 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.59%) Social Media
4 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.99%) Clustering
5 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.80%) Handset
7 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.59%) Linux
2 10 (5.99%) Windows
3 5 (2.99%) UNIX
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.38%) Change Management
2 15 (8.98%) Migration
3 13 (7.78%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 11 (6.59%) Contact Management
5 9 (5.39%) ITIL
6 8 (4.79%) Validation
7 7 (4.19%) Speech Recognition
7 7 (4.19%) Project Management
8 6 (3.59%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.59%) Test Planning
8 6 (3.59%) Network Design
9 5 (2.99%) Service Management
9 5 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.40%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.40%) Line Management
11 3 (1.80%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (1.80%) CAD
11 3 (1.80%) MSF
11 3 (1.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.19%) SQL
2 11 (6.59%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (32.34%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (20.96%) CCNP
3 20 (11.98%) CCNA
4 14 (8.38%) CCVP
5 11 (6.59%) Degree
6 6 (3.59%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.59%) CCIE
7 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) CCDP
8 2 (1.20%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CCIP
9 1 (0.60%) MCSE
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
9 1 (0.60%) HND
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.60%) NCDA
9 1 (0.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 58 (34.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 31 (18.56%) Cisco UCCE
3 23 (13.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 14 (8.38%) Cisco IPCC
5 10 (5.99%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (4.19%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (2.40%) OPNET
8 1 (0.60%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 113 (67.66%) Cisco
2 42 (25.15%) Avaya
3 18 (10.78%) Nokia
4 14 (8.38%) VMware
5 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
6 11 (6.59%) Oracle
7 9 (5.39%) Genesys
7 9 (5.39%) BT
8 8 (4.79%) Ericsson
9 7 (4.19%) CA
9 7 (4.19%) Mitel
9 7 (4.19%) F5
9 7 (4.19%) Tandberg
10 6 (3.59%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.59%) Siemens
10 6 (3.59%) Citrix
11 5 (2.99%) Juniper
11 5 (2.99%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 4 (2.40%) Aruba