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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.069% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
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
UK

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
567 333 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.54% 11.43% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 147 168
Median daily rate £330 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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