Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 861 851
Rank change year-on-year +42 -10 -12
Contract jobs citing Softphone 12 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.079% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
England median daily rate £450 £506 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +216.41% -8.57%
10th Percentile £430 £379 £136
90th Percentile £573 £555 £435
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £263
% change year-on-year -10.00% +90.48% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £11.00 - £12.50
10th Percentile £10.50 - £12.25
90th Percentile £11.50 - £12.75
UK median hourly rate £11.00 - £12.50

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 13002 15144 14754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.85% 15.43% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7972 9217 8640
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 675 768 952
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.23 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Softphone in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Softphone in England

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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

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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 18 November 2017. 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
London -6 7 £450 +24.14%
South East - 4 £625 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Softphone
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SSH
2 4 (33.33%) Debian
2 4 (33.33%) JTAPI
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Fedora
2 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) TAPI
2 4 (33.33%) PA-DSS
2 4 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (33.33%) PBX
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) CTI
2 4 (33.33%) RTP
2 4 (33.33%) Process Management

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (33.33%) CTI
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (33.33%) IPsec
2 4 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (33.33%) PBX
2 4 (33.33%) RTP
2 4 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) VPLS
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Platform Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Telephony Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Telephony Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Floorwalker
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JTAPI
1 4 (33.33%) RFC 2833
1 4 (33.33%) TAPI
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Debian
2 4 (33.33%) Fedora
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Presales
1 4 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Application Discovery
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) PA-DSS
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) SAP