The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 585 536
Rank change year-on-year +33 -49  
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 53 63 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 47
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £445 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -8.47% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Voice Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Voice Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Voice Engineer in the UK

Voice Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Voice Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Voice Engineer in the UK

Voice Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Voice Engineer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Voice Engineer in the UK

Voice Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Voice Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Voice Engineer in the UK

Voice Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 48 £375 -6.37% 9
London +28 24 £425 +6.25% 3
South East +14 7 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £300 -
East of England +1 5 £375 - 1
Cardiff +23 4 £375 +7.14%
South Wales +13 4 £375 +15.38%
Wales +6 4 £375 +15.38%
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 -
Kettering - 4 £300 -
West Midlands +15 3 - -
Hampshire +10 3 £435 +8.75%
City of London -2 3 £288 -11.53%
Nottingham - 3 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £200 -
Basingstoke +5 2 £420 +5.00%
North East -7 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £170 - 1
Warwick - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £170 - 1
Durham - 2 - -
Scotland +28 1 £200 -
Berkshire +26 1 £400 -5.88%
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £375 -
Essex - 1 £600 - 1
Motherwell - 1 £200 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -

Voice Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 featuring Voice Engineer in the job title.

1 88 (74.58%) Cisco
2 39 (33.05%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (32.20%) VoIP
4 31 (26.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 23 (19.49%) Firewall
6 22 (18.64%) CCNA
7 21 (17.80%) Avaya
7 21 (17.80%) CCNP
8 20 (16.95%) Telecoms
9 19 (16.10%) Finance
9 19 (16.10%) Cisco UCCX
10 18 (15.25%) Skype for Business
10 18 (15.25%) Skype
11 17 (14.41%) Cisco IPT
11 17 (14.41%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (13.56%) IP Telephony
12 16 (13.56%) WAN
13 15 (12.71%) OSPF
14 14 (11.86%) LAN
15 13 (11.02%) PBX
16 12 (10.17%) CCVP
16 12 (10.17%) CheckPoint
16 12 (10.17%) Juniper
16 12 (10.17%) Unified Communications
17 11 (9.32%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (9.32%) HSRP
17 11 (9.32%) Data Centre
17 11 (9.32%) CCNP Voice
17 11 (9.32%) VRRP
17 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP

Voice Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 18 (15.25%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
2 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.20%) VoIP
2 23 (19.49%) Firewall
3 18 (15.25%) Skype
4 17 (14.41%) Cisco IPT
5 16 (13.56%) IP Telephony
5 16 (13.56%) WAN
6 15 (12.71%) OSPF
7 14 (11.86%) LAN
8 13 (11.02%) PBX
9 12 (10.17%) Unified Communications
10 11 (9.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (9.32%) HSRP
10 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.32%) VRRP
11 10 (8.47%) Wireless
12 9 (7.63%) DMZ
12 9 (7.63%) VPN
12 9 (7.63%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (6.78%) IPsec
13 8 (6.78%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (16.95%) Telecoms
2 19 (16.10%) Finance
3 6 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Billing
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) XMPP
2 2 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (9.32%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.08%) IVR
4 3 (2.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) Handset
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (5.93%) Asset Management
1 7 (5.93%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (5.93%) ITIL
2 5 (4.24%) High Availability
2 5 (4.24%) Incident Management
2 5 (4.24%) Migration
3 4 (3.39%) Investment Management
3 4 (3.39%) ITSM
3 4 (3.39%) Project Management
3 4 (3.39%) Service Management
4 2 (1.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (1.69%) Change Management
4 2 (1.69%) Fault Management
4 2 (1.69%) Line Management
4 2 (1.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (1.69%) Process Improvement
4 2 (1.69%) Release Management
4 2 (1.69%) Requirements Management
4 2 (1.69%) Time Management
4 2 (1.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (33.05%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (18.64%) CCNA
3 21 (17.80%) CCNP
4 12 (10.17%) CCVP
5 11 (9.32%) CCNP Voice
6 9 (7.63%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.93%) CCSA
8 3 (2.54%) CCIE
9 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) CCDP
10 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.85%) MCITP
10 1 (0.85%) MCSA
10 1 (0.85%) MCSE
10 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (26.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (16.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco CME
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 88 (74.58%) Cisco
2 21 (17.80%) Avaya
3 12 (10.17%) CheckPoint
3 12 (10.17%) Juniper
4 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.63%) Meraki
5 9 (7.63%) Polycom
6 8 (6.78%) Mitel
6 8 (6.78%) Nortel
7 7 (5.93%) HP
8 5 (4.24%) NICE Systems
8 5 (4.24%) VMware
9 4 (3.39%) Acme Packet
9 4 (3.39%) Oracle
9 4 (3.39%) Remedy
9 4 (3.39%) Verint
10 3 (2.54%) Arista
10 3 (2.54%) EMC
10 3 (2.54%) Genesys
10 3 (2.54%) Red Box
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