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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 548 536 522
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing PSTN 27 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.038% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 9
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£375 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £495 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £375 £424
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £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
7183 6601 6449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.45% 13.79% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 3608 3363
Average daily rate £370 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 374 501
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
London +1 14 £375 -25.00% 1
South East -10 8 £398 +141.36% 2
East of England -1 3 £300 -5.51%
West Midlands - 2 - -
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PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 32 (65.31%) Telecoms
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco
3 12 (24.49%) SS7
4 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (20.41%) Ericsson
5 10 (20.41%) VoIP
6 9 (18.37%) 4G
6 9 (18.37%) Diameter Protocol
6 9 (18.37%) 3G
7 8 (16.33%) ISUP
7 8 (16.33%) Nokia
7 8 (16.33%) Migration
7 8 (16.33%) IVR
7 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (14.29%) 2G
8 7 (14.29%) TCAP
8 7 (14.29%) QA
8 7 (14.29%) Internet
8 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.29%) SCCP
8 7 (14.29%) INAP
8 7 (14.29%) ISDN
9 6 (12.24%) ADSL
9 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
9 6 (12.24%) Windows
9 6 (12.24%) GSM
9 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.24%) Use Case
10 5 (10.20%) System Integration Testing

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (4.08%) Lync
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) SS7
2 10 (20.41%) VoIP
3 9 (18.37%) 3G
3 9 (18.37%) 4G
3 9 (18.37%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (16.33%) ISUP
5 7 (14.29%) SCCP
5 7 (14.29%) INAP
5 7 (14.29%) Internet
5 7 (14.29%) ISDN
5 7 (14.29%) TCAP
5 7 (14.29%) 2G
6 6 (12.24%) ADSL
6 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
6 6 (12.24%) GSM
7 5 (10.20%) MPLS
7 5 (10.20%) LAN
7 5 (10.20%) PBX
8 4 (8.16%) Broadband
8 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.08%) JMeter
3 1 (2.04%) OpenSTA
General
1 32 (65.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Design Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Voice Design Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Records Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Document Controller
7 1 (2.04%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Avaya Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) SOAP
2 3 (6.12%) XMPP
3 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) IVR
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Handset
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Migration
1 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.24%) Use Case
4 5 (10.20%) Time Management
4 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
4 5 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.04%) Test Management
8 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) CCVP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCIE
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) Ericsson
4 8 (16.33%) Nokia
5 5 (10.20%) VMware
6 4 (8.16%) BT
7 3 (6.12%) Nortel
7 3 (6.12%) Huawei
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (4.08%) Cramer
9 1 (2.04%) Sybase
9 1 (2.04%) Mitel
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