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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 64 -
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £465 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £343 £423
% change year-on-year
+17.44% -18.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-69.12% +50.94%
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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
122 133 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.26% 16.34% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 66
Average daily rate £450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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