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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Soft Phone
Rank 627 601 588
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs citing Softphone 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.008% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.052% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £450 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +181.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £85 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Softphone
UK

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
7776 7689 6686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.27% 15.19% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4810 4248 3596
Median daily rate £395 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 425 376
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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
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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -1 1 £525 +16.66% 1
South West - 1 £400 -
Softphone
UK

Softphone
Top 18 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (20.00%) APMG

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Telephony Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) APMG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
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