Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a VoIP Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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.

VoIP Engineer
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 805 840
Rank change year-on-year -43 +35 -25
Contract jobs requiring a VoIP Engineer 27 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.059% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.062% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 22
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £221 £200 £256
90th Percentile £445 £475 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £49.19 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.42% +9.31% +125.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -64.44% +125.00%

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 95,070 91,512 101,809
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.75% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,231 59,759 64,878
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,781 3,213 3,853
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% -2.97% +9.09%

VoIP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP Engineer in the UK

VoIP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoIP Engineer in the UK

VoIP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP Engineer over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoIP Engineer in the UK

VoIP Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoIP Engineer in the UK

VoIP Engineer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 -38 25 £350 -9.68% 16
UK excluding London -5 15 £350 -12.50% 8
London -57 12 £375 -9.09% 8
South East -23 6 £350 -12.50% 4
North of England +33 3 £331 -10.17% 2
East of England -16 2 £263 +31.25%
Scotland - 2 £313 -
Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
North West +10 1 £413 +11.86% 2
Midlands +3 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £500 - 1

VoIP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, VoIP 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 VoIP Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) VoIP
2 17 (62.96%) Telecoms
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (29.63%) Wireshark
5 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
5 7 (25.93%) Wireless
5 7 (25.93%) Mitel
5 7 (25.93%) DHCP
5 7 (25.93%) Skype
6 6 (22.22%) VLAN
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.81%) WAN
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) LAN
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) PBX
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) CCNP
9 3 (11.11%) CCNA
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (11.11%) BroadSoft
9 3 (11.11%) WebEx
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) Creative Thinking

VoIP 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 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) VoIP
2 8 (29.63%) Wireshark
3 7 (25.93%) DHCP
3 7 (25.93%) Skype
3 7 (25.93%) Wireless
4 6 (22.22%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) PBX
6 3 (11.11%) WebEx
7 2 (7.41%) Broadband
7 2 (7.41%) DNS
7 2 (7.41%) DSL
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall
7 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.70%) H.323
8 1 (3.70%) SAN
8 1 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (3.70%) X.509
General
1 17 (62.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Measurement
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Mitel
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) BroadSoft
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya
5 2 (7.41%) Verint
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) BT
6 1 (3.70%) Capita
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) VMware