Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 775 726 747
Rank change year-on-year -49 +21 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 76 115 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 76
England median daily rate £315 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.88% +23.64% -11.86%
10th Percentile £259 £229 £255
90th Percentile £450 £520 £475
UK median daily rate £329 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -22.71% +30.77% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
England median hourly rate - £14.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.86% -
UK median hourly rate - £14.65 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -31.86% +26.47%

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 89,409 86,733 92,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.90% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,541 57,528 61,042
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,826 2,550 2,975
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.65
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.08% +3.89% +0.06%

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 October 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 October 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 -43 35 £375 -16.67% 8
Midlands -33 12 £300 -14.29% 2
South West -11 11 £340 - 2
South East -22 11 £270 +8.00% 2
East Midlands +18 7 £315 -16.00%
North of England -17 6 £300 -20.00%
West Midlands -29 5 £280 -13.85% 2
North West - 5 £288 -
East of England +5 1 £300 +44.23% 1
Yorkshire -18 1 £400 +6.67%
Voice Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 35 (46.05%) Cisco
2 24 (31.58%) LAN
3 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
4 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (22.37%) CCNP
5 17 (22.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (21.05%) PABX
6 16 (21.05%) CCNA
7 14 (18.42%) PSTN
7 14 (18.42%) VoIP
7 14 (18.42%) Finance
8 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
9 12 (15.79%) VMware
10 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (13.16%) WAN
11 9 (11.84%) Avaya
11 9 (11.84%) OSPF
11 9 (11.84%) Network Design
12 8 (10.53%) Mitel
12 8 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
12 8 (10.53%) Red Box
13 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
13 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (9.21%) Windows
14 6 (7.89%) MPLS
14 6 (7.89%) BGP
14 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
14 6 (7.89%) Cisco IOS

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 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) IaaS
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) LAN
2 16 (21.05%) PABX
3 14 (18.42%) PSTN
3 14 (18.42%) VoIP
4 10 (13.16%) WAN
5 9 (11.84%) OSPF
6 8 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (7.89%) BGP
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (7.89%) Firewall
7 6 (7.89%) MPLS
7 6 (7.89%) Value-Added Service
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.58%) ISDN
8 5 (6.58%) Network Security
8 5 (6.58%) Skype
8 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.26%) Unified Communications
9 4 (5.26%) VLAN
9 4 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.42%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Back Office
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) XMPP
2 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.63%) Handset
3 1 (1.32%) BBC
3 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
2 9 (11.84%) Network Design
3 6 (7.89%) Capacity Management
3 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.89%) Fault Management
3 6 (7.89%) Functional Testing
4 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.26%) Data Management
6 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.95%) Migration
7 2 (2.63%) BCP
7 2 (2.63%) CAD
7 2 (2.63%) DNA
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL
7 2 (2.63%) Project Management
7 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.63%) Service Management
7 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.37%) CCNP
3 16 (21.05%) CCNA
4 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.32%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CCDP
7 1 (1.32%) CCIE
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) Degree
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.26%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 2 (2.63%) SCOM
4 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Cisco
2 12 (15.79%) VMware
3 9 (11.84%) Avaya
4 8 (10.53%) Mitel
4 8 (10.53%) Red Box
5 5 (6.58%) Juniper
5 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.26%) F5
6 4 (5.26%) GENBAND
6 4 (5.26%) Meraki
7 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle
7 3 (3.95%) Polycom
7 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.95%) Tandberg
7 3 (3.95%) Toshiba
8 2 (2.63%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Nokia
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec