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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Softswitch
Rank - 73 -
Contract jobs citing Softswitch 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.095% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £243
% change year-on-year
- +49.48%
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
195 262 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.44% 24.86% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 76
Average daily rate £363 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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