Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 733 768
Rank change year-on-year -68 +35 -75
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 62 98 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 78
England median daily rate £320 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.71% +28.30% -13.96%
10th Percentile £259 £208 £256
90th Percentile £439 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £334 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -21.35% +30.77% -13.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
England median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -30.23% -46.25%
10th Percentile £21.00 £14.53 £16.65
90th Percentile £23.00 £15.00 £26.05
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +46.67% -30.23% -24.56%

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 88,633 83,675 96,000
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.98% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,700 54,726 63,304
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,834 2,565 2,814
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.07% -2.63% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.35%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -66 28 £350 -22.22% 9
South East -20 11 £341 +100.74% 3
Midlands -6 10 £300 -14.29%
North of England -12 6 £300 -14.29% 2
South West - 6 £300 - 1
East Midlands +9 5 £315 -6.67%
West Midlands -22 5 £240 -46.67%
North West - 5 £288 - 2
East of England -3 1 £300 +44.23% 2
Yorkshire -18 1 £400 +14.29%
Voice Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 27 (43.55%) Cisco
2 22 (35.48%) Telecoms
3 19 (30.65%) LAN
4 17 (27.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (27.42%) PABX
4 17 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (24.19%) PSTN
6 13 (20.97%) Problem Management
6 13 (20.97%) CCNA
7 12 (19.35%) CCNP
8 11 (17.74%) VoIP
8 11 (17.74%) Finance
9 8 (12.90%) Red Box
10 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (11.29%) Network Design
11 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (9.68%) ISDN
11 6 (9.68%) OSPF
11 6 (9.68%) Firewall
11 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
12 5 (8.06%) Skype
12 5 (8.06%) Cisco Firepower
12 5 (8.06%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (8.06%) Avaya
12 5 (8.06%) WAN
12 5 (8.06%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (8.06%) Mitel
13 4 (6.45%) Migration
13 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (6.45%) Back Office

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 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) LAN
2 17 (27.42%) PABX
3 15 (24.19%) PSTN
4 11 (17.74%) VoIP
5 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (9.68%) Firewall
6 6 (9.68%) ISDN
6 6 (9.68%) OSPF
7 5 (8.06%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (8.06%) Skype
7 5 (8.06%) WAN
8 4 (6.45%) MPLS
8 4 (6.45%) Value-Added Service
8 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.84%) BGP
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (4.84%) EIGRP
9 3 (4.84%) PBX
9 3 (4.84%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Back Office
4 3 (4.84%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) XMPP
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.23%) Handset
4 1 (1.61%) BBC
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Problem Management
2 7 (11.29%) Network Design
3 4 (6.45%) Capacity Management
3 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.45%) Data Management
3 4 (6.45%) Fault Management
3 4 (6.45%) Functional Testing
3 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.45%) Migration
4 3 (4.84%) Project Management
5 2 (3.23%) BCP
5 2 (3.23%) CAD
5 2 (3.23%) DNA
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL
5 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.61%) High Availability
6 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.61%) Network Management
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.97%) CCNA
3 12 (19.35%) CCNP
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) CCIE
5 2 (3.23%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.61%) CCDP
6 1 (1.61%) CCIP
6 1 (1.61%) CCVP
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) MiFID
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Cisco
2 8 (12.90%) Red Box
3 5 (8.06%) Avaya
3 5 (8.06%) Mitel
4 4 (6.45%) GENBAND
4 4 (6.45%) Juniper
4 4 (6.45%) Meraki
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) Ericsson
5 3 (4.84%) F5
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.23%) BT
6 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.23%) Nokia
6 2 (3.23%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (3.23%) Polycom
6 2 (3.23%) Tandberg