The table below looks at the statistics for Softphone skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Softphone over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Soft Phone
Rank 592 566 525
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -41
Contract jobs citing Softphone 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.15% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7531 6675 6624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 13.02% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4185 3572 3393
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 384 531
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Softphone
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Softphone across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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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

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Softphone also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Softphone.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Bloomberg
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) MindAlign
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Lync
1 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) PBX

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Softphone also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Softphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MindAlign
1 4 (66.67%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Communications Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Bloomberg