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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 66 -
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £490 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £375 £424
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £26.50
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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
107 129 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.75% 16.48% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 53
Average daily rate £425 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.20 £16.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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