The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 / Surrey
Rank - - 96
Contract jobs citing PSTN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - - 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £340 £271
% change year-on-year +16.17% +25.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.70
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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 167 384 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.53% 30.12% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 222 150
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% -5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.25 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.24 £47.50 £47.50
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

PSTN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PSTN in Surrey

PSTN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PSTN in Surrey

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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 Surrey region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) X.25
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) X.25
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5