The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.75% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.38 £25.70 -
% change year-on-year
-51.84% -
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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.63% 6.75% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

PSTN
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

PSTN Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands