The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Softswitch
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Softswitch 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+14.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 249 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.61% 28.26% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 85
Average daily rate £360 £363 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +29.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Softswitch across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Softswitch
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Softswitch across the Reading region.

Softswitch Daily Rate Trend in Reading