The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 408 417 369
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Contract jobs citing PSTN 11 2 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.008% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.065% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 26
Average daily rate
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£330 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £238 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
PSTN
England

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
3148 3075 3283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.81% 12.32% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2028 2094
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 94 140
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PSTN across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
City of London - 2 £313 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (38.10%) ISDN
3 8 (38.10%) VoIP
4 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) PBX
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Legal
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) Data Management
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) Reuters
5 5 (23.81%) Bloomberg
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
6 4 (19.05%) H.323
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (14.29%) SCCP
7 3 (14.29%) CA

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) ISDN
1 8 (38.10%) VoIP
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) PBX
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
4 4 (19.05%) H.323
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 3 (14.29%) SCCP
6 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
6 2 (9.52%) X.21
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
1 5 (23.81%) Data Administrator
1 5 (23.81%) Market Data Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Audio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) CMDB
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Change Management
1 5 (23.81%) Data Management
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCENT
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Reuters
2 5 (23.81%) Bloomberg
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Siemens
5 1 (4.76%) Mitel
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Nortel
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) IPFX
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