The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 547 561 547
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing PSTN 34 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.052% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 14
Average daily rate £352 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £475
% change year-on-year
- -28.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +171.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
-51.82% -
PSTN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6725 6978 6207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.47% 14.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4025 3903 3286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 419 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in England

PSTN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PSTN Daily Rate Trend in England

PSTN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PSTN across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

PSTN Daily Rate Histogram in England

PSTN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PSTN Hourly Rate Trend in England

PSTN
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 22 £350 -2.09% 2
London +1 7 £375 -11.76% 2
South West - 3 £430 -
North West -9 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (59.02%) Telecoms
2 29 (47.54%) ADSL
3 26 (42.62%) MPLS
4 25 (40.98%) Cisco
4 25 (40.98%) Driving Licence
5 23 (37.70%) ISDN
6 22 (36.07%) BT
7 21 (34.43%) LLU
8 20 (32.79%) Migration
9 18 (29.51%) ITIL
10 17 (27.87%) WAN
10 17 (27.87%) System Testing
10 17 (27.87%) Line Management
11 15 (24.59%) VoIP
11 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (24.59%) Firewall
11 15 (24.59%) Project Management
12 13 (21.31%) Ethernet
13 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
13 12 (19.67%) Internet
14 11 (18.03%) IPsec
14 11 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
14 11 (18.03%) 802.1X
15 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
15 10 (16.39%) Finance
15 10 (16.39%) Avaya
15 10 (16.39%) Broadband
15 10 (16.39%) CCNA
16 9 (14.75%) Juniper

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (47.54%) ADSL
2 26 (42.62%) MPLS
3 23 (37.70%) ISDN
4 21 (34.43%) LLU
5 17 (27.87%) WAN
6 15 (24.59%) Firewall
6 15 (24.59%) VoIP
7 13 (21.31%) Ethernet
8 12 (19.67%) Internet
8 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (18.03%) IPsec
10 10 (16.39%) Broadband
11 9 (14.75%) LAN
12 8 (13.11%) DHCP
12 8 (13.11%) DNS
12 8 (13.11%) ICMP
12 8 (13.11%) SNMP
12 8 (13.11%) SSL
12 8 (13.11%) X.25
General
1 36 (59.02%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) VoIP Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Support
4 7 (11.48%) Network Support
4 7 (11.48%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Support Technician
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Design Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Driving Licence
2 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
3 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
4 8 (13.11%) Cryptography
5 4 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.92%) PKI
7 2 (3.28%) IVR
8 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Migration
2 18 (29.51%) ITIL
3 17 (27.87%) Line Management
3 17 (27.87%) System Testing
4 15 (24.59%) Project Management
5 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
6 8 (13.11%) Capacity Management
6 8 (13.11%) Change Management
6 8 (13.11%) Computer Security
6 8 (13.11%) Information Security
6 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
6 8 (13.11%) Network Management
6 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
6 8 (13.11%) Security Patching
6 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (8.20%) Network Design
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.39%) CCNA
3 7 (11.48%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) CCNP Voice
5 3 (4.92%) CCIE
6 2 (3.28%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) CCVP
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) PCI DSS
2 7 (11.48%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) BS7799
3 2 (3.28%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (8.20%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Cisco
2 22 (36.07%) BT
3 10 (16.39%) Avaya
4 9 (14.75%) Juniper
5 8 (13.11%) Cyberoam
5 8 (13.11%) F5
6 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.92%) Nortel
7 3 (4.92%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.92%) Polycom
7 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.28%) Verint
9 1 (1.64%) NICE Systems
9 1 (1.64%) Red Box
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