The table below looks at the statistics for Softphone skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Softphone over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Soft Phone
UK / England
Rank 569 612 584
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -28
Contract jobs citing Softphone 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.048% 0.059% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £306 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £138 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £218 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6258 6798 7137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.49% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3920 4088 3970
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 293 425
Median hourly rate £20.74 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Softphone
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Softphone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Softphone Jobs Demand Trend in England

Softphone
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Softphone across the England region.

Softphone Daily Rate Trend in England

Softphone
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Softphone across the England region.

Softphone Hourly Rate Trend in England

Softphone
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
South East +14 1 £363 +3.57% 1
London +6 1 £250 -50.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Softphone
UK

Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Softphone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Softphone.

1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Symposium
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) ISDN
5 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (22.22%) Skype
5 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance

Softphone
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Symposium
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) ISDN
4 2 (22.22%) Skype
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) CTI
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Lead Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Communications Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) GENBAND
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) Polycom
4 1 (11.11%) Verint