The median contractor rate for a Voice Network Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Network Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 636 625
Rank change year-on-year +37 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Network Engineer 11 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.028% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.029% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 14
Median daily rate £388 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £295 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +4.16% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 +32 10 £381 +5.90% 4
London +7 5 £463 +23.33%
East of England 0 2 £208 -53.77%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £208 -
Cambridge - 2 £195 -
Leeds +21 1 £375 +4.16%
West Yorkshire +21 1 £375 +4.16%
Yorkshire +17 1 £375 +10.49%
City of London -1 1 £450 +20.00%
East Midlands -9 1 £375 +7.14%
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 3
County Antrim - 1 £425 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £425 -
Belfast - 1 £425 -
Peterborough - 1 £208 -
Nottingham - 1 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Coventry - 1 £450 -

Voice Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (42.31%) CCNA
5 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (34.62%) Juniper
6 9 (34.62%) LAN
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) IP Telephony
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (34.62%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (30.77%) JNCIA
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (30.77%) Meraki
8 7 (26.92%) VoIP
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (11.54%) Red Box
11 3 (11.54%) NICE Systems
11 3 (11.54%) Wireless
11 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
11 3 (11.54%) CCNP
11 3 (11.54%) Banking
12 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
12 2 (7.69%) NHS
12 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
12 2 (7.69%) ITIL
12 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 2 (7.69%) OSPF
12 2 (7.69%) BGP

Voice Network 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 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco IPT
3 9 (34.62%) IP Telephony
3 9 (34.62%) LAN
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (26.92%) VoIP
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) BGP
7 2 (7.69%) OSPF
7 2 (7.69%) PABX
7 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.85%) DPNSS
8 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) Q.931
8 1 (3.85%) VPN
8 1 (3.85%) VRRP
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.69%) High Availability
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (3.85%) CAD
2 1 (3.85%) Change Control
2 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.85%) Information Security
2 1 (3.85%) Line Management
2 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 8 (30.77%) JNCIA
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (3.85%) CCVP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Juniper
3 8 (30.77%) Meraki
4 3 (11.54%) NICE Systems
4 3 (11.54%) Red Box
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Etrali
6 1 (3.85%) Arista
6 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Nortel
6 1 (3.85%) RightFax
6 1 (3.85%) Tandberg