The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 193 220 211
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing PBX 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.070% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.57% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£285 £288 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £198 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £378 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £314 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.38% +25.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £32.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-48.89% -0.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
806 879 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 12.22% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 588 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 43
Average hourly rate £19.75 £36.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.51% +76.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PBX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Intranet
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Broadband
2 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) Mitel
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Handset
3 2 (25.00%) IVR
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PSTN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Broadband
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) PSTN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Handset
2 2 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Acme Packet
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco