The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for PSTN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 113 112 116
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing PSTN 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.72% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Median daily rate £450 £346 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.05% +1.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £340 £271
% change year-on-year +16.17% +25.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 - £25.70

PSTN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 480 582 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.13% 26.75% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 373 203
Median daily rate £409 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 38
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.75 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing PSTN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for PSTN in Hampshire

PSTN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PSTN in Hampshire

PSTN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £450 -
PSTN
South East

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL
2 3 (50.00%) ISDN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) HSRP
2 3 (50.00%) ICMP
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) ISDN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) X.25
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Security
1 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Cyberoam
1 3 (50.00%) F5
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft