The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.70 -
PSTN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
196 141 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.92% 14.04% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 72 47
Median daily rate £385 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £19.82 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PSTN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

PSTN Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire