The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 64 -
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £439 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £360 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.13% -5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £40.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-69.12% +41.59%
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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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 150 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.26% 18.77% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 67 71
Average daily rate £413 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 24
Average hourly rate £17.33 £31.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.98% -0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PSTN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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