Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Voice Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 763 732
Rank change year-on-year +4 -31 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Engineer 119 131 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 79 91
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £208 £228 £263
90th Percentile £513 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £317 £365
% change year-on-year -21.10% -13.18% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
UK median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +41.18% -32.00%
10th Percentile £15.34 £17.54 £15.50
90th Percentile £29.85 £31.31 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.15% +41.18% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Voice Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Voice Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Voice Engineer over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Voice Engineer in the UK

Voice Engineer
Top 13 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 6 months to 17 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
England +6 114 £425 +20.78% 3
London +27 75 £429 +12.16% 2
UK excluding London -16 41 £250 -21.10% 1
Midlands +34 17 £325 +30.00%
West Midlands +33 17 £325 +51.16%
South East -6 13 £250 -33.33% 1
North of England +38 4 - -
East of England -28 4 £208 -16.80%
Yorkshire +13 3 - -
North West +17 1 - -
South West -4 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Voice Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 featuring Voice Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (60.50%) Cisco
2 48 (40.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 46 (38.66%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (37.82%) Telecoms
5 42 (35.29%) VoIP
6 36 (30.25%) Finance
7 32 (26.89%) CCNP
8 29 (24.37%) Banking
9 22 (18.49%) CCNA
10 20 (16.81%) CCVP
11 19 (15.97%) Skype for Business
12 18 (15.13%) Cisco UCCX
13 17 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
13 17 (14.29%) Migration
13 17 (14.29%) XMPP
14 16 (13.45%) BGP
15 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
15 15 (12.61%) CCIE
15 15 (12.61%) Unified Communications
15 15 (12.61%) Red Box
15 15 (12.61%) CCNP Voice
16 14 (11.76%) OSPF
16 14 (11.76%) Avaya
16 14 (11.76%) Wireless
17 13 (10.92%) EIGRP
18 12 (10.08%) WAN
18 12 (10.08%) ISDN
18 12 (10.08%) LAN
18 12 (10.08%) Firewall
18 12 (10.08%) Degree

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 19 (15.97%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.72%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.68%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (35.29%) VoIP
2 16 (13.45%) BGP
3 15 (12.61%) Unified Communications
4 14 (11.76%) OSPF
4 14 (11.76%) Wireless
5 13 (10.92%) EIGRP
6 12 (10.08%) Firewall
6 12 (10.08%) ISDN
6 12 (10.08%) LAN
6 12 (10.08%) Skype
6 12 (10.08%) WAN
7 11 (9.24%) MPLS
8 9 (7.56%) DPNSS
8 9 (7.56%) H.323
8 9 (7.56%) PBX
8 9 (7.56%) Q.931
9 8 (6.72%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (6.72%) VLAN
10 5 (4.20%) DMS-100
11 4 (3.36%) IPsec
General
1 45 (37.82%) Telecoms
2 36 (30.25%) Finance
3 29 (24.37%) Banking
4 9 (7.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) German Language
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) XMPP
2 1 (0.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.72%) Clustering
3 7 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.04%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.20%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.20%) IVR
6 4 (3.36%) NHS
7 3 (2.52%) Handset
7 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.84%) Life Science
9 1 (0.84%) Replication
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (5.88%) Data Management
2 7 (5.88%) Line Management
3 6 (5.04%) ITIL
4 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.36%) Business Transformation
5 4 (3.36%) Change Management
5 4 (3.36%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (3.36%) DNA
5 4 (3.36%) Network Architecture
5 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.36%) Signal Processing
5 4 (3.36%) Time Management
6 3 (2.52%) Contact Management
6 3 (2.52%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (2.52%) Information Management
6 3 (2.52%) Validation
7 2 (1.68%) Information Security
7 2 (1.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.84%) C
1 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (38.66%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (26.89%) CCNP
3 22 (18.49%) CCNA
4 20 (16.81%) CCVP
5 15 (12.61%) CCIE
5 15 (12.61%) CCNP Voice
6 12 (10.08%) Degree
7 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.68%) CCIE Collaboration
11 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (40.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (15.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 17 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.68%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.68%) Netcool
6 1 (0.84%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 72 (60.50%) Cisco
2 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) Red Box
3 14 (11.76%) Avaya
4 11 (9.24%) NICE Systems
5 8 (6.72%) GENBAND
6 7 (5.88%) BT
6 7 (5.88%) Speakerbus
7 6 (5.04%) Etrali
8 5 (4.20%) Genesys
8 5 (4.20%) Nortel
8 5 (4.20%) Sonus
9 4 (3.36%) Mitel
9 4 (3.36%) Remedy
9 4 (3.36%) Verint
10 3 (2.52%) Citrix
10 3 (2.52%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.52%) Nokia
10 3 (2.52%) RightFax
10 3 (2.52%) Siemens