The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
UK / Scotland
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 353 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.59% 13.84% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 167 167
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
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 Scotland

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PSTN
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PSTN Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PSTN
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PSTN Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland