The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 533 521 491
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing PBX 47 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.85% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 34
Average daily rate £338 £315 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £210 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £29.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.93% +78.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-67.50% +142.42%
PBX
UK

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
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 17 £375 +7.14% 6
South East +2 15 £231 -40.32% 10
West Midlands -9 6 - - 3
East Midlands -8 3 £319 +6.25%
Yorkshire - 3 £211 - 4
South West 0 1 £351 +40.20% 3
East of England -5 1 £125 -40.47% 2
North East - 1 £525 -
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UK

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (40.26%) Cisco
2 27 (35.06%) Telecoms
3 22 (28.57%) MPLS
4 21 (27.27%) Migration
5 18 (23.38%) Avaya
6 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
6 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.08%) Windows
6 17 (22.08%) WAN
6 17 (22.08%) Lync
7 16 (20.78%) VPN
7 16 (20.78%) Project Management
8 13 (16.88%) LAN
8 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (15.58%) DNS
9 12 (15.58%) ITIL
10 11 (14.29%) VoIP
10 11 (14.29%) Juniper
10 11 (14.29%) Firewall
11 10 (12.99%) CCNP
11 10 (12.99%) ISDN
11 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
12 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
13 8 (10.39%) DHCP
13 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
13 8 (10.39%) Unified Communications
14 7 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (9.09%) PSTN
14 7 (9.09%) Broadband
14 7 (9.09%) BGP

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (22.08%) Lync
2 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) MPLS
2 17 (22.08%) WAN
3 16 (20.78%) VPN
4 13 (16.88%) LAN
5 12 (15.58%) DNS
6 11 (14.29%) Firewall
6 11 (14.29%) VoIP
7 10 (12.99%) ISDN
8 8 (10.39%) DHCP
8 8 (10.39%) Unified Communications
9 7 (9.09%) BGP
9 7 (9.09%) Broadband
9 7 (9.09%) PSTN
9 7 (9.09%) Skype
9 7 (9.09%) Wireless
10 6 (7.79%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (7.79%) VLAN
10 6 (7.79%) X.21
11 4 (5.19%) IP Telephony
11 4 (5.19%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (35.06%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Advertising
4 3 (3.90%) Back Office
4 3 (3.90%) Billing
4 3 (3.90%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (12.99%) Network Engineer
1 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
2 8 (10.39%) Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Designer
4 6 (7.79%) Network Designer
5 5 (6.49%) Lync Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) Migration Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Network Specialist
6 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Support Technician
6 4 (5.19%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.30%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.90%) IVR
4 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) CCTV
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) PDA
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.90%) Android
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.60%) Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Migration
2 16 (20.78%) Project Management
3 12 (15.58%) ITIL
4 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.19%) Network Design
6 3 (3.90%) Coaching
6 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.90%) Time Management
7 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.60%) Network Management
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.60%) Records Management
7 2 (2.60%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.60%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) C
2 1 (1.30%) C#
2 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.99%) CCNP
2 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) CCDP
4 6 (7.79%) JNCIA
5 3 (3.90%) CCNA
5 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.90%) PMP
6 2 (2.60%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.60%) CCDA
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.30%) CCIE
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) BS7799
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) Samba
4 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.60%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) XenApp
5 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.30%) Cacti
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Cisco
2 18 (23.38%) Avaya
3 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (6.49%) Nortel
5 5 (6.49%) VMware
6 4 (5.19%) Mitel
6 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.90%) BT
7 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.60%) Apple
8 2 (2.60%) Citrix
8 2 (2.60%) McAfee
8 2 (2.60%) NICE Systems
8 2 (2.60%) Panasonic
8 2 (2.60%) Red Box
8 2 (2.60%) Verint
9 1 (1.30%) Ipanema Technologies
9 1 (1.30%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.30%) Veeam
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