The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing PSTN 4 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.039% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 0.17% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £413 £188 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £188 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.25

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
434 575 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.66% 22.53% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 300 326
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PSTN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PSTN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PSTN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £413 -
PSTN
South East

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PSTN 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) CTI
3 8 (72.73%) PBX
3 8 (72.73%) IVR
3 8 (72.73%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (54.55%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) CCNA
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (45.45%) High Availability
6 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) Broadband
7 3 (27.27%) MPLS
8 2 (18.18%) DOCSIS
8 2 (18.18%) DSLAM
8 2 (18.18%) Service Management
8 2 (18.18%) Network Design
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) CCIE
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (18.18%) Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) Product Management
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (18.18%) xDSL
9 1 (9.09%) LLU

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (72.73%) CTI
1 8 (72.73%) PBX
2 5 (45.45%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
4 3 (27.27%) Broadband
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) DOCSIS
5 2 (18.18%) DSLAM
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) xDSL
6 1 (9.09%) ADSL
6 1 (9.09%) H.323
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) ISDN
6 1 (9.09%) LLU
6 1 (9.09%) QSIG
6 1 (9.09%) SCCP
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Escalation Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft