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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Soft Phone
Rank 623 604 571
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -33
Contract jobs citing Softphone 6 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.004% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.077% 0.027% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 14
Median daily rate £400 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - -
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
7815 7446 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.61% 15.07% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4812 4219 3535
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 425 369
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 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 27 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
North West - 3 £325 -
London -8 1 £438 -
South West - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Softphone
UK

Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 6 (60.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) PCoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Skype
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) Handset
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

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 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (30.00%) PCoIP
2 3 (30.00%) Skype
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) 3G
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) ISDN
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) OpenScape
4 1 (10.00%) PSTN
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) APMG
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NICE Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec