Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Voice Specialist was £336 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 876 874
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Voice Specialist 20 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
UK median daily rate £336 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -27.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £197 £250 £269
90th Percentile £520 £494 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £450
% change year-on-year -1.67% -33.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
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 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Voice Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Voice Specialist in the UK

Voice Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Voice Specialist in the UK

Voice Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Voice Specialist over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Voice Specialist in the UK

Voice Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Voice Specialist in the UK

Voice Specialist
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Voice Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +35 20 £336 +3.23%
UK excluding London +44 13 £295 -1.67%
East of England - 13 £295 -
London -14 7 £475 +2.70%

Voice Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Voice Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (45.00%) VoIP
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Information Security
5 6 (30.00%) Private Cloud
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (20.00%) Information Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Proactive Management
7 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (15.00%) NHS
8 3 (15.00%) CCNA
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
9 2 (10.00%) MD110
9 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.00%) Degree
9 2 (10.00%) PABX
9 2 (10.00%) RightFax

Voice Specialist 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Akamai
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LAN
1 10 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) VoIP
2 9 (45.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (10.00%) MD110
6 2 (10.00%) PABX
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) NHS
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 4 (20.00%) Proactive Management
2 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (10.00%) RightFax
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Capita
3 1 (5.00%) CyberTech
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Meraki
3 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.00%) Siemens