Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Voice Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 703 741
Rank change year-on-year -50 +38 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 90 114 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 69
England median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £179 £246 £283
90th Percentile £476 £489 £478
UK median daily rate £370 £375 £380
% change year-on-year -1.33% -1.32% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
England median hourly rate £19.75 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.47% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £20.25 -
% change year-on-year -2.47% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88,364 84,310 93,706
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.75% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,285 55,354 60,876
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,607 2,958 3,448
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.64 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%

Voice Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Voice Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Voice Engineer in England

Voice Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Voice Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Voice Engineer in England

Voice Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Voice Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Voice Engineer in England

Voice Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Voice Engineer in England

Voice Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -63 44 £418 -1.76%
Midlands +23 27 £325 +8.33% 3
West Midlands +25 26 £325 - 2
South East -19 12 £250 -25.37% 5
North of England +30 6 - - 2
North West +6 3 - -
Yorkshire -9 2 - - 1
North East +51 1 - - 1
South West +5 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 £415 +38.33% 1
Voice Engineer
UK

Voice Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Voice Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Voice Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (45.56%) Telecoms
2 39 (43.33%) Cisco
3 25 (27.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 23 (25.56%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (24.44%) VoIP
6 17 (18.89%) CCNA
7 15 (16.67%) Finance
8 12 (13.33%) CCNP
9 11 (12.22%) Avaya
9 11 (12.22%) PBX
9 11 (12.22%) Cisco UCCX
10 10 (11.11%) LAN
10 10 (11.11%) WAN
11 9 (10.00%) CCVP
11 9 (10.00%) XMPP
12 8 (8.89%) Data Management
12 8 (8.89%) H.323
12 8 (8.89%) ISDN
12 8 (8.89%) SLA
12 8 (8.89%) Skype
12 8 (8.89%) GENBAND
12 8 (8.89%) Red Box
13 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.78%) DPNSS
13 7 (7.78%) Q.931
13 7 (7.78%) Degree
13 7 (7.78%) Skype for Business
13 7 (7.78%) Unified Communications
14 6 (6.67%) Time Management
15 5 (5.56%) MPLS

Voice Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (7.78%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.44%) VoIP
2 11 (12.22%) PBX
3 10 (11.11%) LAN
3 10 (11.11%) WAN
4 8 (8.89%) H.323
4 8 (8.89%) ISDN
4 8 (8.89%) Skype
5 7 (7.78%) DPNSS
5 7 (7.78%) Q.931
5 7 (7.78%) Unified Communications
6 5 (5.56%) BGP
6 5 (5.56%) Firewall
6 5 (5.56%) MPLS
6 5 (5.56%) Telepresence
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.44%) DMS-100
7 4 (4.44%) OpenScape
8 3 (3.33%) EIGRP
8 3 (3.33%) OSPF
8 3 (3.33%) QSIG
General
1 41 (45.56%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) German Language
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) IVR
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) Handset
5 2 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Android
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.89%) Data Management
2 6 (6.67%) Time Management
3 5 (5.56%) Migration
3 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.44%) Business Transformation
4 4 (4.44%) Digital Signal Processing
4 4 (4.44%) DNA
4 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.44%) Information Management
4 4 (4.44%) Line Management
4 4 (4.44%) Network Architecture
4 4 (4.44%) Signal Processing
5 3 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.33%) Project Management
5 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.22%) Fault Management
6 2 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.89%) CCNA
3 12 (13.33%) CCNP
4 9 (10.00%) CCVP
5 7 (7.78%) Degree
6 5 (5.56%) CCIE
7 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) CCIE Collaboration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (12.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.22%) Netcool
5 1 (1.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (43.33%) Cisco
2 11 (12.22%) Avaya
3 8 (8.89%) GENBAND
3 8 (8.89%) Red Box
4 5 (5.56%) BT
4 5 (5.56%) Mitel
4 5 (5.56%) Polycom
5 4 (4.44%) Genesys
5 4 (4.44%) Nortel
6 3 (3.33%) Etrali
6 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle
6 3 (3.33%) Speakerbus
7 2 (2.22%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.22%) Juniper
7 2 (2.22%) Nokia
7 2 (2.22%) Remedy
7 2 (2.22%) RightFax
7 2 (2.22%) Samsung
7 2 (2.22%) Siemens