Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PSTN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PSTN over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 248 264
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +36
Contract jobs citing PSTN 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% 0.075% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.52% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
City of London median daily rate £488 £402 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +3.61% -
10th Percentile £481 £393 £363
90th Percentile £494 £410 £453
Central London median daily rate £488 £402 £388
% change year-on-year +21.42% +3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

PSTN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 743 960 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.58% 14.43% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 734 847
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.52%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £13.81
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £31.65
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.75% +8.57% -10.26%

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PSTN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PSTN in the City of London

PSTN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PSTN in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PSTN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PSTN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
1 1 (100.00%) NX-OS

PSTN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco