Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 705 760
Rank change year-on-year -98 +55 -105
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 50 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 59 58
England median daily rate £356 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.94% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £159 £200 £269
90th Percentile £498 £500 £462
UK median daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -5.00% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
England median hourly rate £19.75 £15.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.67% -30.23% +53.57%
10th Percentile £16.13 £12.50 £16.21
90th Percentile £22.18 £15.00 £23.25
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +31.67% -30.23% +38.71%

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 87,980 79,865 92,692
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.91% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,248 52,153 60,871
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £621 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,754 2,654 2,893
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.61% -2.24% +11.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% -6.28% +14.29%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -84 22 £418 -1.76% 8
Midlands -9 14 £350 +16.67% 1
West Midlands -12 12 £280 -37.78% 1
South East -29 10 £230 -16.36% 3
North of England -14 4 £390 +11.43%
North West - 3 £390 -
East Midlands -5 2 £383 +27.50%
North East +9 1 - -
Voice Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (48.00%) Cisco
2 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (24.00%) VoIP
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (18.00%) WAN
4 9 (18.00%) LAN
4 9 (18.00%) CCNA
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
5 8 (16.00%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (14.00%) CCNP
7 6 (12.00%) PBX
7 6 (12.00%) Firewall
7 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (10.00%) XMPP
8 5 (10.00%) Polycom
8 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.00%) Mitel
9 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
9 4 (8.00%) Avaya
9 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (6.00%) Meraki
10 3 (6.00%) VoLTE
10 3 (6.00%) Skype
10 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.00%) Cisco Firepower

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 (6.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) VoIP
2 9 (18.00%) LAN
2 9 (18.00%) WAN
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
3 6 (12.00%) PBX
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.00%) DNS
5 3 (6.00%) H.323
5 3 (6.00%) ISDN
5 3 (6.00%) PABX
5 3 (6.00%) PSTN
5 3 (6.00%) Skype
5 3 (6.00%) VoLTE
5 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.00%) DPNSS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.00%) Migration
2 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (6.00%) Project Management
3 2 (4.00%) BCP
3 2 (4.00%) Data Management
3 2 (4.00%) DNA
3 2 (4.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (4.00%) High Availability
3 2 (4.00%) Network Design
3 2 (4.00%) Network Management
3 2 (4.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.00%) Change Control
4 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCNA
3 7 (14.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) CCIE
4 1 (2.00%) CCIP
4 1 (2.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Cisco
2 5 (10.00%) Polycom
3 4 (8.00%) Avaya
3 4 (8.00%) Mitel
4 3 (6.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (6.00%) Juniper
4 3 (6.00%) Meraki
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Aastra
5 2 (4.00%) BT
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) GENBAND
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Nokia
5 2 (4.00%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (4.00%) Red Box
5 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.00%) Sonus
5 2 (4.00%) Tandberg
5 2 (4.00%) VMware