Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 12 December 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
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 620 611 598
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +12
Contract jobs citing Softphone 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.013% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.099% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
London median daily rate £450 £363 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +126.56% -8.57%
10th Percentile £429 £239 £136
90th Percentile £471 £496 £403
England median daily rate £450 £506 £160
% change year-on-year -11.11% +216.41% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5543 6083 5779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.66% 13.61% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3755 3978 3811
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £210 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.88% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 150 170
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.58 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -11.55% +12.30%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.48 £11.95
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.03
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +7.14% +5.00%

Softphone
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Softphone in London

Softphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Softphone in London

Softphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Softphone in London

Softphone
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the London region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Central London - 2 £450 -
East London - 1 - -
Softphone
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 London region with a requirement for Softphone.

1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Skype
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) HND
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Softphone
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Telephony Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Telephony Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Voice Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Project Office Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Mitel