Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 739 725
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 118 127 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 78 81
England median daily rate £414 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.55% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £263
90th Percentile £513 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £414 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +18.21% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
England median hourly rate £21.33 £27.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% - -
UK median hourly rate £21.33 £27.25 -
% change year-on-year -21.74% - -

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 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Voice Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 -2 78 £429 +7.25% 2
West Midlands +39 18 £325 +51.16%
Midlands +32 18 £325 +30.00%
South East -1 13 £250 -33.33% 1
North of England +48 4 - - 1
East of England -17 4 £208 -16.80%
Yorkshire +7 3 - -
North West +6 1 - - 1
South West 0 1 - -
Voice Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 68 (57.63%) Cisco
2 47 (39.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 45 (38.14%) Telecoms
4 43 (36.44%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (33.05%) VoIP
6 36 (30.51%) Finance
7 31 (26.27%) CCNP
8 30 (25.42%) Banking
9 22 (18.64%) CCNA
10 21 (17.80%) CCVP
11 19 (16.10%) Skype for Business
12 18 (15.25%) XMPP
13 17 (14.41%) Cisco UCCX
13 17 (14.41%) Cisco UCCE
14 16 (13.56%) Red Box
14 16 (13.56%) Migration
14 16 (13.56%) BGP
15 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
15 15 (12.71%) CCNP Voice
16 14 (11.86%) Unified Communications
16 14 (11.86%) Avaya
16 14 (11.86%) OSPF
16 14 (11.86%) CCIE
17 13 (11.02%) EIGRP
17 13 (11.02%) Wireless
18 12 (10.17%) Firewall
18 12 (10.17%) WAN
18 12 (10.17%) LAN
18 12 (10.17%) Skype
19 11 (9.32%) ISDN

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 19 (16.10%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.78%) CMS
3 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.05%) VoIP
2 16 (13.56%) BGP
3 14 (11.86%) OSPF
3 14 (11.86%) Unified Communications
4 13 (11.02%) EIGRP
4 13 (11.02%) Wireless
5 12 (10.17%) Firewall
5 12 (10.17%) LAN
5 12 (10.17%) Skype
5 12 (10.17%) WAN
6 11 (9.32%) ISDN
6 11 (9.32%) MPLS
7 10 (8.47%) PBX
8 9 (7.63%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (7.63%) DPNSS
8 9 (7.63%) H.323
8 9 (7.63%) Q.931
9 7 (5.93%) VLAN
10 6 (5.08%) DMS-100
11 4 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
General
1 45 (38.14%) Telecoms
2 36 (30.51%) Finance
3 30 (25.42%) Banking
4 9 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) XMPP
2 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Clustering
3 7 (5.93%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.08%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.08%) IVR
5 5 (4.24%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.39%) NHS
7 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.54%) Handset
7 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.85%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.56%) Migration
2 8 (6.78%) Data Management
3 7 (5.93%) Line Management
4 6 (5.08%) ITIL
5 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.24%) Asset Management
5 5 (4.24%) Business Transformation
5 5 (4.24%) Digital Signal Processing
5 5 (4.24%) DNA
5 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.24%) Signal Processing
5 5 (4.24%) Time Management
6 4 (3.39%) Information Management
6 4 (3.39%) Network Architecture
7 3 (2.54%) Contact Management
7 3 (2.54%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (2.54%) Project Management
7 3 (2.54%) Validation
8 2 (1.69%) Information Security
8 2 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.85%) C
1 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (36.44%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (26.27%) CCNP
3 22 (18.64%) CCNA
4 21 (17.80%) CCVP
5 15 (12.71%) CCNP Voice
6 14 (11.86%) CCIE
7 11 (9.32%) Degree
8 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) CCIE Collaboration
10 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (39.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (14.41%) Cisco UCCE
2 17 (14.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.69%) Netcool
5 1 (0.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 68 (57.63%) Cisco
2 16 (13.56%) Red Box
3 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.86%) Avaya
5 9 (7.63%) GENBAND
6 8 (6.78%) NICE Systems
7 6 (5.08%) BT
7 6 (5.08%) Etrali
7 6 (5.08%) Genesys
7 6 (5.08%) Nortel
8 5 (4.24%) Sonus
8 5 (4.24%) Speakerbus
9 4 (3.39%) Mitel
9 4 (3.39%) Remedy
9 4 (3.39%) Verint
10 3 (2.54%) Citrix
10 3 (2.54%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.54%) Nokia
10 3 (2.54%) RightFax
10 3 (2.54%) Siemens