The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 186 209 223
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs citing PBX 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.16% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£281 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £400 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £400 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.24 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-38.02% +127.27%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
716 796 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.43% 11.23% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 529 651
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
PBX
London

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 1 August 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 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Handset
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) IVR
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Broadband
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam
3 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) Broadband
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) PSTN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) H.323
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Mitel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Handset
1 2 (20.00%) IVR
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day
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Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago