Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Softphone skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Softphone over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Soft Phone
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 826 837 832
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing Softphone 4 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% 0.11% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
England median daily rate £195 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.67% -10.00% +212.50%
10th Percentile £157 £413 £328
90th Percentile £249 £556 £545
UK median daily rate £195 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -56.67% -10.00% +108.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £19.19 - -
UK median hourly rate £19.19 - -

Softphone is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,599 12,336 13,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.91% 13.47% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,023 7,690 8,190
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £215
90th Percentile £613 £595 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 621 675
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.25 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.27% -16.89% +2.27%

Softphone
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Softphone as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Softphone in England

Softphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Softphone in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Softphone in England

Softphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Softphone 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 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +4 3 £240 -53.17%
London 0 1 £150 -66.67%
Softphone
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Softphone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Softphone.

1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Softphone
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Trainer
1 2 (50.00%) Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP