Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 826 826
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Softphone 15 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.003% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.025% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
England median daily rate £450 £306 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.94% -18.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £415 £261 £120
90th Percentile £600 £357 £520
UK median daily rate £450 £306 £313
% change year-on-year +46.94% -2.00% -30.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK median hourly rate - - £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 12,307 12,196 14,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.28% 14.20% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,626 7,430 8,589
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £217
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +2.91% +0.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 665 647
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.90
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% -12.00% +13.64%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Softphone in England over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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

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 April 2018. 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 -36 10 £450 +80.00%
South East -12 5 £513 +41.38% 1
Softphone
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) PBX
3 4 (26.67%) HTTP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) LDAP
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) CTI
3 4 (26.67%) RTP
3 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
3 4 (26.67%) Process Management
3 4 (26.67%) IPsec
3 4 (26.67%) Debian
3 4 (26.67%) JTAPI
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Fedora
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) SSH
3 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) TAPI
3 4 (26.67%) PA-DSS
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (26.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (26.67%) CTI
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (26.67%) IPsec
2 4 (26.67%) PBX
2 4 (26.67%) RTP
2 4 (26.67%) SSH
3 3 (20.00%) Skype
4 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.67%) VPLS
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Platform Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Telephony Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Floorwalker
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Floorwalker
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Director
5 1 (6.67%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) JTAPI
1 4 (26.67%) LDAP
1 4 (26.67%) RFC 2833
1 4 (26.67%) TAPI
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
1 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Debian
2 4 (26.67%) Fedora
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Presales
1 4 (26.67%) Process Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Application Discovery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) PA-DSS
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Polycom
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) SAP