The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £271 £475
% change year-on-year
+25.34% -42.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
-51.82% -
PSTN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
198 172 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.88% 11.99% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 84 67
Average daily rate £313 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PSTN across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

PSTN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

PSTN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PSTN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PSTN across the East Midlands region.

PSTN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PSTN
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing PSTN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PSTN.

1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) LLU
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing PSTN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PSTN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LLU
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BT