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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 117 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing PBX 10 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.46% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 2.05% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+81.81% +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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014. 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 - 5 £425 - 1
Reading +18 2 £400 +33.33%
Slough -3 1 £388 +55.00%
PBX
South East

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) PSTN
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) Avaya
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) BT
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (35.71%) Lync
3 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Machine to Machine
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Nortel
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) Broadband
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) eTOM
3 4 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Business Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Process Management
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Lotus
4 3 (21.43%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (21.43%) PKI
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) IIS
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) RTP

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (35.71%) Lync
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (7.14%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) PSTN
2 4 (28.57%) Broadband
2 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) RTP
3 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Trainer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Trainer
3 2 (14.29%) Trainer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (28.57%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (21.43%) PKI
4 2 (14.29%) IVR
5 1 (7.14%) Handset
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Customer Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Process Management
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) eTOM
2 4 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Business Performance Management
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCTS
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Avaya
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) BT
3 4 (28.57%) Nortel
4 3 (21.43%) Lotus
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Motorola
5 2 (14.29%) Mitel
5 2 (14.29%) Verint
6 1 (7.14%) Zend
6 1 (7.14%) Novell
6 1 (7.14%) HP