The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 115 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PSTN 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% - 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£340 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £475 £408
% change year-on-year
-28.42% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - -
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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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
416 362 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.34% 19.51% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 174 147
Average daily rate £380 £379 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +37.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £465 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 30 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.83 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

PSTN
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PSTN Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

PSTN
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 5 (100.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) IVR
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (80.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Voice Design Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 5 (100.00%) Nokia