The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £214 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
326 303 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.67% 12.27% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 136 141
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £216 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.05 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.95%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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