Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 781 742 710
Rank change year-on-year -39 -32 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 71 100 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 73
England median daily rate £315 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £259 £231 £257
90th Percentile £465 £463 £485
UK median daily rate £315 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -18.18% +2.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
England median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.23% -
UK median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year - -1.23% -

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 86,299 87,593 85,076
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,680 58,803 56,047
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £644 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,569 2,550 2,896
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +1.90% +0.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.70%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -14 30 £400 -0.62% 4
South East 0 12 £315 +26.00% 4
South West -18 12 £340 - 2
Midlands -23 9 £300 -11.11%
North West +2 7 £300 -
North of England +1 7 £300 -
East Midlands +20 6 £308 -25.90%
West Midlands -41 3 £280 -13.85%
East of England -3 1 £300 +2.56%
Voice Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 40 (56.34%) Cisco
2 21 (29.58%) LAN
3 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
4 16 (22.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (19.72%) CCNP
5 14 (19.72%) PSTN
5 14 (19.72%) PABX
6 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) Problem Management
7 12 (16.90%) Windows
8 11 (15.49%) CCNA
9 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
10 9 (12.68%) Finance
10 9 (12.68%) VMware
11 8 (11.27%) Avaya
11 8 (11.27%) WAN
11 8 (11.27%) Cisco UCCE
12 7 (9.86%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (9.86%) Cisco ICM Scripting
12 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (9.86%) Cisco ICM
12 7 (9.86%) SIGTRAN
12 7 (9.86%) VoIP
12 7 (9.86%) SQL
12 7 (9.86%) SS7
12 7 (9.86%) Firewall
13 6 (8.45%) Migration
13 6 (8.45%) VXML

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 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon Alexa
2 2 (2.82%) Dialogflow
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) LAN
2 14 (19.72%) PABX
2 14 (19.72%) PSTN
3 8 (11.27%) WAN
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco ICM
4 7 (9.86%) Firewall
4 7 (9.86%) SIGTRAN
4 7 (9.86%) SS7
4 7 (9.86%) VoIP
5 6 (8.45%) Network Security
5 6 (8.45%) OSPF
6 5 (7.04%) BGP
6 5 (7.04%) ISDN
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (5.63%) Skype
7 4 (5.63%) Unified Communications
7 4 (5.63%) Value-Added Service
7 4 (5.63%) VLAN
General
1 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) VXML
2 3 (4.23%) XMPP
3 2 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.45%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.41%) BBC
2 1 (1.41%) Handset
2 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.63%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Problem Management
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 6 (8.45%) Migration
4 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
4 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.63%) Fault Management
4 4 (5.63%) Functional Testing
4 4 (5.63%) Network Design
5 3 (4.23%) High Availability
5 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.82%) CAD
6 2 (2.82%) Conversational UI
6 2 (2.82%) Machine Learning
6 2 (2.82%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.82%) Service Management
7 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (1.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (19.72%) CCNP
3 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.49%) CCNA
5 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) CCIE
6 3 (4.23%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (2.82%) CCIE Collaboration
7 2 (2.82%) CISSP
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.41%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (11.27%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (9.86%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (5.63%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.82%) SCCM
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) Cisco
2 9 (12.68%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Avaya
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.63%) Mitel
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) F5
6 3 (4.23%) Toshiba
7 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.82%) Google
7 2 (2.82%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.82%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) NetApp
7 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.82%) Panasonic
7 2 (2.82%) Red Box
7 2 (2.82%) Samsung
7 2 (2.82%) Siemens
7 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.82%) Symantec