The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank - 269 252
Contract jobs citing Softswitch 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.17% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £431 £375
% change year-on-year
- +14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Softswitch
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1667 1775 1741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.89% 18.59% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 931 764
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £233 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 120 98
Median hourly rate £35.25 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.18% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Softswitch as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Softswitch
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Softswitch Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Softswitch
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 South East 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 the South East 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