The first table below looks at the demand for 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 PBX over the 3 months to 22 July 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 England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 507 500 498
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing PBX 46 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.72% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £347 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 2
Average hourly rate £18.78 £37.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.93% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £24.63 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.32 £37.50 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.24 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-38.02% +29.31%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6579 6352 8213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.73% 13.71% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3560 3370 3691
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 458 625
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
PBX
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PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in England

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PBX Daily Rate Trend in England

PBX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

PBX Daily Rate Histogram in England

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in England

PBX
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

PBX Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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 PBX within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
London +20 24 £346 -15.21% 7
South East -9 13 £425 +25.00% 10
East of England -20 3 £300 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £103 - 1
North West -12 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
PBX
UK

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (36.73%) Lync
2 35 (35.71%) Avaya
3 33 (33.67%) Telecoms
4 27 (27.55%) Cisco
5 26 (26.53%) Finance
6 25 (25.51%) VoIP
7 24 (24.49%) DNS
8 22 (22.45%) IP Telephony
9 21 (21.43%) Unified Communications
9 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 21 (21.43%) Windows
10 19 (19.39%) WAN
11 17 (17.35%) Service Delivery
12 14 (14.29%) ITIL
13 13 (13.27%) LAN
13 13 (13.27%) MS Exchange
13 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
13 13 (13.27%) MPLS
13 13 (13.27%) Project Management
13 13 (13.27%) Banking
14 11 (11.22%) H.323
14 11 (11.22%) Firewall
14 11 (11.22%) Load Balancing
15 10 (10.20%) Acme Packet
15 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (10.20%) Nortel
16 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (9.18%) IVR
17 8 (8.16%) VPN
17 8 (8.16%) PSTN

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (36.73%) Lync
2 13 (13.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.12%) CMS
3 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.10%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (5.10%) IIS
4 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.08%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) SAS
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) IaaS
3 2 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.51%) VoIP
2 24 (24.49%) DNS
3 22 (22.45%) IP Telephony
4 21 (21.43%) Unified Communications
5 19 (19.39%) WAN
6 13 (13.27%) LAN
6 13 (13.27%) MPLS
7 11 (11.22%) H.323
7 11 (11.22%) Firewall
8 8 (8.16%) VPN
8 8 (8.16%) PSTN
9 6 (6.12%) RTP
9 6 (6.12%) Nortel Meridian
10 5 (5.10%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (5.10%) LDAP
10 5 (5.10%) Broadband
10 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
10 5 (5.10%) Intranet
11 4 (4.08%) Wireless
11 4 (4.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.04%) Hudson
2 2 (2.04%) Selenium
2 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (33.67%) Telecoms
2 26 (26.53%) Finance
3 13 (13.27%) Banking
4 7 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Law
5 4 (4.08%) Legal
5 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (12.24%) Consultant
2 10 (10.20%) Analyst
3 8 (8.16%) Engineering Manager
3 8 (8.16%) Network Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Communications Manager
4 7 (7.14%) Architect
5 6 (6.12%) Voice Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Systems Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Communications Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.06%) Network Technician
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Support Consultant
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Technician
9 2 (2.04%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) REST
1 2 (2.04%) jQuery
1 2 (2.04%) Zend Framework
2 1 (1.02%) XMPP
2 1 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.02%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) IVR
2 6 (6.12%) Clustering
2 6 (6.12%) Handset
3 5 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Open Source
5 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.04%) PKI
7 1 (1.02%) CMDB
7 1 (1.02%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.02%) MPEG
7 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.02%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.04%) UNIX
4 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) Service Delivery
2 14 (14.29%) ITIL
3 13 (13.27%) Project Management
4 11 (11.22%) Load Balancing
5 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (7.14%) Service Management
7 6 (6.12%) Migration
7 6 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.12%) WFM
8 5 (5.10%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.04%) Change Management
11 2 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.12%) C
3 2 (2.04%) C++
3 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.02%) Ruby
4 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.02%) sed
4 1 (1.02%) SQL
4 1 (1.02%) Java
4 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.02%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.12%) CCNA
3 6 (6.12%) MCSE
4 4 (4.08%) Avaya Certification
4 4 (4.08%) Degree
4 4 (4.08%) MCTS
4 4 (4.08%) MCITP
5 3 (3.06%) CCNP
6 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) CCIE
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.02%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) qmail
4 1 (1.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.06%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.04%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (35.71%) Avaya
2 27 (27.55%) Cisco
3 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.20%) Acme Packet
4 10 (10.20%) Nortel
5 7 (7.14%) Mitel
6 6 (6.12%) HP
7 5 (5.10%) BT
8 4 (4.08%) VMware
9 3 (3.06%) Ericsson
9 3 (3.06%) TOWER Software
10 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.04%) Remedy
10 2 (2.04%) Lotus
10 2 (2.04%) Juniper
10 2 (2.04%) Verint
10 2 (2.04%) CyberTech
10 2 (2.04%) Aastra
10 2 (2.04%) Veeam
10 2 (2.04%) Zend
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