The median contractor rate for a Voice Network Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Network Engineer
UK
Rank 578 619 609
Rank change year-on-year +41 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Network Engineer 15 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.047% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.049% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 12
Median daily rate £313 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +9.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £313 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £363 £288
% change year-on-year -17.24% +26.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Voice Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Voice Network Engineer in the UK

Voice Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Voice Network Engineer in the UK

Voice Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Voice Network Engineer over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Voice Network Engineer in the UK

Voice Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Voice Network Engineer in the UK

Voice Network Engineer
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Voice Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +21 14 £325 -7.14% 1
East Midlands - 7 £300 -
London +22 4 £425 +25.92%
Kettering - 4 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Nottingham - 3 £325 -
South East +19 2 £295 -21.33%
Hampshire +9 1 £420 +12.00%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £375 -
East of England -2 1 £375 - 1
Scotland - 1 £200 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £170 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £170 -
Motherwell - 1 £200 -
Basingstoke - 1 £420 -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -

Voice Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Voice Network 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 Network Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (84.62%) Cisco
2 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 14 (35.90%) WAN
4 13 (33.33%) CCNA
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (33.33%) OSPF
5 12 (30.77%) Juniper
6 11 (28.21%) VoIP
6 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
6 11 (28.21%) LAN
6 11 (28.21%) Finance
6 11 (28.21%) VRRP
6 11 (28.21%) HSRP
6 11 (28.21%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (28.21%) Cisco IPT
7 10 (25.64%) IP Telephony
8 9 (23.08%) JNCIA
8 9 (23.08%) Meraki
8 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (23.08%) Wireless
8 9 (23.08%) VPN
8 9 (23.08%) DMZ
8 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (20.51%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.51%) IPsec
10 7 (17.95%) CCSA
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
11 6 (15.38%) BGP

Voice Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) WAN
3 13 (33.33%) OSPF
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco IPT
4 11 (28.21%) HSRP
4 11 (28.21%) LAN
4 11 (28.21%) VoIP
4 11 (28.21%) VRRP
5 10 (25.64%) IP Telephony
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (23.08%) DMZ
6 9 (23.08%) VPN
6 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (23.08%) Wireless
7 8 (20.51%) IPsec
7 8 (20.51%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.38%) BGP
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
2 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
3 2 (5.13%) High Availability
3 2 (5.13%) ITSM
3 2 (5.13%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) CAD
4 1 (2.56%) Change Control
4 1 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.56%) Line Management
4 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.56%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) Network Design
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) CCNA
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.08%) JNCIA
3 7 (17.95%) CCSA
4 4 (10.26%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) CCDP
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Juniper
3 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
4 9 (23.08%) Meraki
5 4 (10.26%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) Arista
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.13%) BMC
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) Nortel
7 2 (5.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) CyberTech
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) NICE Systems
8 1 (2.56%) Nokia
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Red Box
8 1 (2.56%) Tandberg
8 1 (2.56%) Verint
8 1 (2.56%) VMware