The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 119 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing PBX 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.25% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 0.93% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £408 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
615 751 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.38% 26.82% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 322 234
Median daily rate £375 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 33
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing PBX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +11 1 - -
Reading -6 1 £450 -
PBX
South East

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PBX 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PBX.

1 6 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (62.50%) Live Communications Server
2 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Optimisation
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) PSTN
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) RTP
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 1 (12.50%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (12.50%) VoWiFi
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) WebRTC
5 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (12.50%) XMPP
5 1 (12.50%) Panasonic

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (62.50%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) PSTN
1 5 (62.50%) RTP
1 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
4 1 (12.50%) 4G
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) GSM
4 1 (12.50%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
4 1 (12.50%) VoWiFi
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Field Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) PBX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Architect
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) WebRTC
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Panasonic
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens