The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 116 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing PBX 13 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.72% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 2.99% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+142.42% +37.50%
PBX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
774 669 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.87% 24.00% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 249 186
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 45 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PBX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PBX across the Berkshire region.

PBX Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PBX across the Berkshire region.

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PBX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +10 7 £358 -
Reading +3 3 £400 -15.78%
Slough -3 1 - -
PBX
South East

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PBX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PBX.

1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Avaya
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Unified Communications
4 6 (35.29%) Machine to Machine
4 6 (35.29%) eTOM
4 6 (35.29%) Business Performance Management
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
4 6 (35.29%) Broadband
4 6 (35.29%) Process Management
4 6 (35.29%) Customer Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) BT
5 5 (29.41%) IVR
5 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (29.41%) Verint
6 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (23.53%) Lync
6 4 (23.53%) Network Design
6 4 (23.53%) Mitel
6 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) IIS
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) PSTN
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) Nortel
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PBX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PBX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (5.88%) GroupWise
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Unified Communications
2 6 (35.29%) Broadband
3 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
4 3 (17.65%) PSTN
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) RTP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (5.88%) CTI
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) 3G
6 1 (5.88%) DWDM
6 1 (5.88%) 2G
6 1 (5.88%) SDH
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) RNC
6 1 (5.88%) LTE
6 1 (5.88%) MGW
6 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (5.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Field Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Machine to Machine
2 5 (29.41%) IVR
2 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (17.65%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) eTOM
2 6 (35.29%) Business Performance Management
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
2 6 (35.29%) Process Management
2 6 (35.29%) Customer Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Avaya
3 5 (29.41%) BT
3 5 (29.41%) Verint
4 4 (23.53%) Mitel
5 3 (17.65%) Nortel
5 3 (17.65%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) Cramer
6 1 (5.88%) Genesys
6 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
6 1 (5.88%) Novell
6 1 (5.88%) Siemens
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) ComArch
6 1 (5.88%) Zend