The table below looks at the statistics for the VoIP 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 VoIP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VoIP Engineer
Rank 616 614 569
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -45
Contract jobs requiring a VoIP Engineer 12 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.002% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
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£400 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 - £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £110
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+76.47% +34.21%

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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

VoIP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VoIP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VoIP Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

VoIP Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VoIP Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VoIP Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

VoIP Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VoIP Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VoIP Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VoIP Engineer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 12 £400 - 2
East of England +5 4 £363 - 1
Essex - 4 £363 -
London - 4 £350 -
Chelmsford - 3 £363 -
Leicester - 2 £400 -
Leicestershire - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
South East - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

VoIP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VoIP 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 VoIP Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) VoIP
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 13 (39.39%) PBX
4 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (24.24%) IP Telephony
6 8 (24.24%) Network Design
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (21.21%) IVR
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.21%) Wireless
7 7 (21.21%) LAN
7 7 (21.21%) H.323
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) ATM
9 5 (15.15%) CCVP
9 5 (15.15%) DOCSIS
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (15.15%) Clustering
9 5 (15.15%) CCNA
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (15.15%) WAN
10 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.12%) ISDN
10 4 (12.12%) Frame Relay
10 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.12%) Change Management

VoIP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VoIP 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 VoIP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) VoIP
2 13 (39.39%) PBX
3 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 8 (24.24%) IP Telephony
5 7 (21.21%) Wireless
5 7 (21.21%) H.323
5 7 (21.21%) LAN
6 6 (18.18%) ATM
7 5 (15.15%) WAN
7 5 (15.15%) DOCSIS
8 4 (12.12%) Frame Relay
8 4 (12.12%) CTI
8 4 (12.12%) Internet
8 4 (12.12%) ISDN
9 2 (6.06%) PSTN
9 2 (6.06%) Firewall
9 2 (6.06%) RTP
10 1 (3.03%) TACACS
10 1 (3.03%) DAB
10 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) IVR
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (6.06%) Handset
5 2 (6.06%) NHS
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.03%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (24.24%) Network Design
2 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.06%) SOA
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Telemarketing
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
1 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CCNA
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (15.15%) CCVP
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Novell
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Mitel
4 1 (3.03%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) Dell