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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 558 548 507
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -41
Contract jobs citing PSTN 21 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.036% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
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£350 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £469 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
- -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.70 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 - £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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7615 6590 6627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.05% 13.30% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4211 3555 3401
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 366 542
Average hourly rate £26.85 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
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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 -5 13 £385 +10.00% 3
London +5 5 £319 -27.14% 2
East of England +4 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 24 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (42.22%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) VoIP
4 9 (20.00%) ISDN
4 9 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 8 (17.78%) Nokia
5 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (17.78%) Ethernet
5 8 (17.78%) ADSL
5 8 (17.78%) PBX
5 8 (17.78%) IVR
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (15.56%) Nortel
6 7 (15.56%) MPLS
7 6 (13.33%) Internet
7 6 (13.33%) Avaya
7 6 (13.33%) Broadband
7 6 (13.33%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) WAN
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.33%) SS7
7 6 (13.33%) LLU
8 5 (11.11%) Lync
8 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.11%) VPN

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (11.11%) Lync
2 4 (8.89%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.22%) GroupWise
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) VoIP
2 9 (20.00%) ISDN
3 8 (17.78%) Ethernet
3 8 (17.78%) ADSL
3 8 (17.78%) PBX
4 7 (15.56%) MPLS
5 6 (13.33%) Internet
5 6 (13.33%) Broadband
5 6 (13.33%) LAN
5 6 (13.33%) WAN
5 6 (13.33%) SS7
5 6 (13.33%) LLU
6 5 (11.11%) VPN
6 5 (11.11%) DNS
7 4 (8.89%) GSM
7 4 (8.89%) 3G
7 4 (8.89%) ISUP
7 4 (8.89%) RTP
7 4 (8.89%) 4G
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco ICM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) OpenSTA
1 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Billing
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Voice Design Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Telephony Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Voice Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Document Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) XMPP
2 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) IVR
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) SCADA
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL
1 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
1 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
3 4 (8.89%) Service Management
3 4 (8.89%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Product Management
5 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.44%) Use Case
6 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Test Management
6 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.22%) Time Management
6 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) CCIE
4 2 (4.44%) MCTS
4 2 (4.44%) MCITP
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco
2 9 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 8 (17.78%) Nokia
4 7 (15.56%) Nortel
5 6 (13.33%) Avaya
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.89%) VMware
8 3 (6.67%) BT
8 3 (6.67%) Lotus
9 2 (4.44%) Siemens
9 2 (4.44%) Cramer
9 2 (4.44%) Huawei
9 2 (4.44%) Verint
10 1 (2.22%) Mitel
10 1 (2.22%) Remedy
10 1 (2.22%) Novell
10 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.22%) Sybase
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