The first table below looks at the demand for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 92 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing PBX 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 3.24% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £263 £350 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +112.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.21 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -51.44%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 185 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.17% 14.33% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 88 86
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.51 £32.30 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
PBX
England

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

PBX Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PBX
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PBX Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PBX
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £125 - 1
Leicestershire -13 1 £400 -11.11%
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
PBX
England

PBX
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Contact Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Contact Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft