The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 546 535 537
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing PSTN 18 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.028% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +16.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -27.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £19.32
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +37.14%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6782 6355 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.74% 13.68% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3677 3365 3737
Average daily rate £361 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 446 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
PSTN
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
London +13 9 £500 -
North West - 3 £465 - 2
South East -18 2 £295 -29.55% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) DNS
4 10 (27.03%) VoIP
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 9 (24.32%) ISDN
5 9 (24.32%) Windows
5 9 (24.32%) Firewall
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) LAN
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) PBX
7 7 (18.92%) Avaya
7 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.92%) Lync
8 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 6 (16.22%) CCNA
8 6 (16.22%) RTP
8 6 (16.22%) ITIL
8 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (13.51%) Data Management
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) Legal
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.51%) H.323
9 5 (13.51%) Reuters
9 5 (13.51%) Bloomberg

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) Lync
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 4 (10.81%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) VoIP
3 9 (24.32%) WAN
3 9 (24.32%) ISDN
3 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 8 (21.62%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) PBX
6 6 (16.22%) VPN
6 6 (16.22%) RTP
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (13.51%) H.323
7 5 (13.51%) MPLS
7 5 (13.51%) MGW
8 4 (10.81%) Internet
8 4 (10.81%) Wireless
9 3 (8.11%) Q.931
9 3 (8.11%) DHCP
9 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.11%) PABX
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) Market Data Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) Data Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
4 3 (8.11%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Support
6 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) CMDB
2 1 (2.70%) Wiki
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.41%) Solaris
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
1 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (13.51%) Data Management
3 4 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.81%) Service Management
3 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCNA
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) CCNP
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.81%) MCTS
4 4 (10.81%) MCITP
5 3 (8.11%) CCIE
6 2 (5.41%) CCIP
7 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Avaya
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) Reuters
4 5 (13.51%) Bloomberg
5 4 (10.81%) Verint
6 3 (8.11%) BT
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Nortel
6 3 (8.11%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.70%) Huawei
8 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.70%) Sybase
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) CA
8 1 (2.70%) Sonus
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