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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 185 197 191
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing PBX 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.18% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 1.58% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £292 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-27.64% +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%
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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
675 695 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.34% 11.62% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 446 525
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 47
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

PBX Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 January 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) IVR
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Broadband
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Lync
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) PABX
4 2 (20.00%) IaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Handset
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) DNS

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (30.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Broadband
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) PABX
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) IGRP
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) IVR
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Verint