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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Soft Phone
Rank 603 - 557
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Softphone 2 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% - 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Average daily rate
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£400 - £371
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £421
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
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
7331 7569 6666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.07% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4243 4156 3683
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 417 386
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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

Softphone
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Softphone across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Softphone Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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Softphone
Top 15 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Softphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) MobileIron