The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
England / London
Rank 402 409 404
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing PSTN 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.033% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £386 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £375 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £533 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.25

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2460 2706 2851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.83% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1768 1851
Median daily rate £450 £423 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 83
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PSTN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in London

PSTN
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PSTN Daily Rate Trend in London

PSTN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PSTN across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

PSTN Daily Rate Histogram in London

PSTN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PSTN Hourly Rate Trend in London

PSTN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 2 £550 +46.66% 1
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PSTN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 4 (26.67%) Avaya
4 4 (26.67%) ISDN
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Broadband
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) SSL
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Network Planning
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Huawei
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (13.33%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) PABX
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) iPad
6 2 (13.33%) Verint

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
1 1 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (26.67%) ISDN
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) MPLS
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 3 (20.00%) Broadband
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) ICMP
4 2 (13.33%) PBX
4 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) X.25
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Product Owner
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Mitel Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Telephony Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Design
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Avaya
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Huawei
3 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (13.33%) MobileIron
3 2 (13.33%) Sonus
3 2 (13.33%) Toshiba
3 2 (13.33%) Verint
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Nortel
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens