Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Softswitch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Softswitch over the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Softswitch
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 379 381
Contract jobs citing Softswitch 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.006% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.032% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
South East median daily rate - £250 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -42.00% +14.93%
England median daily rate £400 £250 £431
% change year-on-year +60.00% -42.00% +14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Softswitch 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2847 3132 3575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.54% 18.61% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1800 1870
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 224 239
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.58 £11.63
90th Percentile £46.02 £50.88 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.11% +14.18% +0.23%

Softswitch
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Softswitch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Softswitch in the South East

Softswitch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Softswitch in the South East