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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 193 192 214
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing PBX 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.00% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +24.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.24 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.02%
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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
726 802 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.40% 13.79% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 514 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 9 (60.00%) Avaya
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) VoIP
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) QSIG
5 4 (26.67%) IVR
5 4 (26.67%) Lync
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) DPNSS
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) ISDN
7 2 (13.33%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) CMS
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (26.67%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (26.67%) QSIG
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) DPNSS
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) ISDN
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) H.323
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Softswitch
5 1 (6.67%) Junos
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Designer
2 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (6.67%) Junior IT Technician
2 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Junior
2 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) IVR
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Handset
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) WFM
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Avaya
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Syntegra
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Speakerbus