The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 79 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Softswitch 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.098% - 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Softswitch
Berkshire

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
286 207 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.93% 21.41% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 74 92
Median daily rate £400 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Softswitch as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Softswitch
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Softswitch 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 Reading region with a requirement for Softswitch.

1 1 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) GENBAND

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) GENBAND