Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a VoIP Engineer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 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.

VoIP Engineer
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 855 824
Rank change year-on-year +29 -31 0
Contract jobs requiring a VoIP Engineer 23 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.047% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.050% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 37
UK median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% - -
10th Percentile £185 £247 £204
90th Percentile £455 £455 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
UK median hourly rate - £41.95 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.31% +91.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.70 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -18.35% +91.01%

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 90422 104428 107002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58668 67939 66296
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2875 3108 4133
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.80 £47.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

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 27 July 2017.

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 7 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 27 July 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 +28 19 £270 -28.00%
London -6 12 £270 -30.32%
UK excluding London +32 11 £385 +2.67%
South East +21 4 £285 -39.46%
Wales +2 4 £450 +25.87%
East of England -8 2 £263 -12.50%
South West +10 1 - -

VoIP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) VoIP
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (17.39%) CCNA
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Internet
8 3 (13.04%) Avaya
8 3 (13.04%) CCIE
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) BGP
8 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
8 3 (13.04%) OSPF
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business

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 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) VoIP
2 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) BGP
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) OSPF
5 3 (13.04%) Skype
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.70%) PSTN
6 2 (8.70%) SNMP
6 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
6 2 (8.70%) WebEx
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.70%) GCC
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Change Control
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
2 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Service Design
3 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) CCIE
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (4.35%) CCVP
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) AppManager
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya
3 3 (13.04%) Verint
4 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) NetIQ
4 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.35%) Polycom
4 1 (4.35%) RightFax
4 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) VMware