The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 571 523
Rank change year-on-year +42 -48  
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 48 55 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 45
Median daily rate £375 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.37% +14.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £313 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -8.47% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1459 1862
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Voice Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Voice Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
London +28 24 £425 +6.25% 3
South East +14 7 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £300 -
East of England +1 5 £375 - 1
West Midlands +15 3 - -
North East -7 2 - -
Voice Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Voice Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (73.87%) Cisco
2 38 (34.23%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (30.63%) VoIP
4 31 (27.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 23 (20.72%) Firewall
6 21 (18.92%) CCNP
6 21 (18.92%) CCNA
7 19 (17.12%) Telecoms
8 17 (15.32%) Finance
8 17 (15.32%) Avaya
8 17 (15.32%) Cisco IPT
9 16 (14.41%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (14.41%) IP Telephony
10 15 (13.51%) OSPF
10 15 (13.51%) WAN
10 15 (13.51%) Cisco UCCX
10 15 (13.51%) Skype for Business
10 15 (13.51%) Skype
11 13 (11.71%) LAN
11 13 (11.71%) PBX
12 12 (10.81%) CheckPoint
12 12 (10.81%) Juniper
12 12 (10.81%) Unified Communications
13 11 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (9.91%) HSRP
13 11 (9.91%) CCNP Voice
13 11 (9.91%) VRRP
13 11 (9.91%) TCP/IP
14 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
14 10 (9.01%) XMPP

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 15 (13.51%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.80%) SAS
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.63%) VoIP
2 23 (20.72%) Firewall
3 17 (15.32%) Cisco IPT
4 16 (14.41%) IP Telephony
5 15 (13.51%) OSPF
5 15 (13.51%) Skype
5 15 (13.51%) WAN
6 13 (11.71%) LAN
6 13 (11.71%) PBX
7 12 (10.81%) Unified Communications
8 11 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (9.91%) HSRP
8 11 (9.91%) TCP/IP
8 11 (9.91%) VRRP
9 9 (8.11%) DMZ
9 9 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (8.11%) Wireless
10 8 (7.21%) IPsec
10 8 (7.21%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (7.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) MySQL
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (17.12%) Telecoms
2 17 (15.32%) Finance
3 6 (5.41%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Billing
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) XMPP
2 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.41%) IVR
4 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Handset
5 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
1 7 (6.31%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (4.50%) High Availability
2 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (4.50%) Migration
3 4 (3.60%) Investment Management
3 4 (3.60%) ITIL
3 4 (3.60%) ITSM
3 4 (3.60%) Project Management
3 4 (3.60%) Service Management
4 2 (1.80%) Fault Management
4 2 (1.80%) Network Design
4 2 (1.80%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (1.80%) Process Improvement
4 2 (1.80%) Release Management
4 2 (1.80%) Requirements Management
4 2 (1.80%) Speech Recognition
4 2 (1.80%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (1.80%) Time Management
4 2 (1.80%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (34.23%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (18.92%) CCNA
2 21 (18.92%) CCNP
3 11 (9.91%) CCNP Voice
4 9 (8.11%) JNCIA
5 8 (7.21%) CCVP
6 7 (6.31%) CCSA
7 3 (2.70%) CCIE
8 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.90%) CCDP
9 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.90%) MCITP
9 1 (0.90%) MCSA
9 1 (0.90%) MCSE
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (27.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (13.51%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco CME
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.90%) SCSM
Vendors
1 82 (73.87%) Cisco
2 17 (15.32%) Avaya
3 12 (10.81%) CheckPoint
3 12 (10.81%) Juniper
4 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.11%) Meraki
6 8 (7.21%) Mitel
6 8 (7.21%) Nortel
7 7 (6.31%) HP
8 5 (4.50%) NICE Systems
8 5 (4.50%) Polycom
8 5 (4.50%) VMware
9 4 (3.60%) Acme Packet
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle
9 4 (3.60%) Remedy
9 4 (3.60%) Verint
10 3 (2.70%) Arista
10 3 (2.70%) EMC
10 3 (2.70%) Genesys
10 3 (2.70%) Red Box