The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Soft Phone
Rank 556 533 572
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +39
Contract jobs citing Softphone 1 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.036% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.27% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 0
Average daily rate
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- £371 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Softphone
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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
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 28 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) MS Access
3 5 (41.67%) Lotus
3 5 (41.67%) IBM Notes
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) XMPP
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (33.33%) Lync
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Softphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) IBM Notes
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) MindAlign
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) PBX
2 2 (16.67%) CTI
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) SCCP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) GSM
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Designer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) XMPP
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) IVR
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) VBA
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Lotus
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Genesys
3 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (8.33%) Tandberg
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark