The table below looks at the statistics for Asterisk PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Asterisk PBX over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digium Asterisk
Rank 570 548 520
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX 9 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.006% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.047% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £250 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Asterisk PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Asterisk PBX Jobs Demand Trend in England

Asterisk PBX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Asterisk PBX Daily Rate Trend in England

Asterisk PBX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Asterisk PBX across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Asterisk PBX Daily Rate Histogram in England

Asterisk PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Asterisk PBX Hourly Rate Trend in England

Asterisk PBX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Asterisk PBX within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 8 £350 - 2
London +14 1 £225 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Asterisk PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Asterisk 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 Asterisk PBX.

1 13 (81.25%) VoIP
2 11 (68.75%) PBX
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) MySQL
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) PHP
5 7 (43.75%) Apache
5 7 (43.75%) Zend
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 7 (43.75%) REST
6 6 (37.50%) PHPUnit
6 6 (37.50%) Mercurial
6 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (37.50%) ISDN
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) IVR
6 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
6 6 (37.50%) JIRA
6 6 (37.50%) Selenium
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) C
7 5 (31.25%) C++
7 5 (31.25%) Usability Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Zend Framework
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) BDD

Asterisk PBX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Asterisk 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 Asterisk PBX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) VoIP
2 11 (68.75%) PBX
3 6 (37.50%) ISDN
3 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) SNMP
7 1 (6.25%) SSH
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
1 6 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 6 (37.50%) PHPUnit
2 5 (31.25%) Hudson
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
1 6 (37.50%) VoIP Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) jQuery
1 7 (43.75%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) Zend Framework
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.25%) Symfony
4 1 (6.25%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) MPEG
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) openSUSE
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Usability Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) BCP
3 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (25.00%) Telemarketing
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) sed
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) AWK
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) qmail
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Bacula
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Zend
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) VMware