The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £438 £340
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +28.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+41.59% +0.89%
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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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.87% 7.35% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Average daily rate £500 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.98% -14.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PSTN across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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