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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 528 521 517
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing PBX 55 36 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.54% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 26
Average daily rate
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£315 £408 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.69% +39.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £363 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £16.99 £37.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.69% +82.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.36 £23.75 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.54 £37.50 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.24 £37.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-38.02% +53.06%
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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
7443 6649 8272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.61% 13.66% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4074 3675 3832
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 385 650
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +31 28 £288 -30.72% 10
South East +6 18 £425 - 5
East of England -29 3 £300 -
Yorkshire - 3 £360 -
North West -4 1 - -
South West -34 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (34.83%) Avaya
2 29 (32.58%) Lync
3 28 (31.46%) VoIP
3 28 (31.46%) Telecoms
4 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
5 23 (25.84%) IP Telephony
6 22 (24.72%) Finance
7 19 (21.35%) WAN
8 17 (19.10%) DNS
9 16 (17.98%) Cisco
9 16 (17.98%) Unified Communications
10 14 (15.73%) Windows
10 14 (15.73%) MPLS
10 14 (15.73%) Project Management
11 12 (13.48%) Service Delivery
11 12 (13.48%) LAN
11 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
11 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
11 12 (13.48%) Load Balancing
12 11 (12.36%) MS Office
12 11 (12.36%) ITIL
13 10 (11.24%) Firewall
13 10 (11.24%) Acme Packet
13 10 (11.24%) Office 365
14 9 (10.11%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (10.11%) Banking
14 9 (10.11%) H.323
14 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
15 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
15 8 (8.99%) VPN

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (32.58%) Lync
2 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.87%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (5.62%) IIS
6 4 (4.49%) Apache
7 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.12%) nginx
9 1 (1.12%) Confluence
9 1 (1.12%) CMS
9 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Office
2 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Office 365
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) IaaS
3 3 (3.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.46%) VoIP
2 23 (25.84%) IP Telephony
3 19 (21.35%) WAN
4 17 (19.10%) DNS
5 16 (17.98%) Unified Communications
6 14 (15.73%) MPLS
7 12 (13.48%) LAN
8 10 (11.24%) Firewall
9 9 (10.11%) H.323
10 8 (8.99%) VPN
11 7 (7.87%) Intranet
11 7 (7.87%) Broadband
12 6 (6.74%) LDAP
12 6 (6.74%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (4.49%) PSTN
13 4 (4.49%) SSL
13 4 (4.49%) Wireless
13 4 (4.49%) VLAN
13 4 (4.49%) VPLS
13 4 (4.49%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) MySQL
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) JIRA
2 4 (4.49%) Selenium
2 4 (4.49%) Mercurial
2 4 (4.49%) PHPUnit
2 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.49%) Hudson
General
1 28 (31.46%) Telecoms
2 22 (24.72%) Finance
3 9 (10.11%) Banking
4 7 (7.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (10.11%) Network Engineer
2 8 (8.99%) Engineering Manager
2 8 (8.99%) Communications Manager
2 8 (8.99%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (7.87%) Systems Manager
4 6 (6.74%) Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Network Specialist
5 4 (4.49%) Communications Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) PHP Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) IT Trainer
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Administrator
6 3 (3.37%) Architect
6 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.37%) Trainer
6 3 (3.37%) Consultant
7 2 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) jQuery
1 4 (4.49%) Zend Framework
1 4 (4.49%) REST
2 1 (1.12%) FFmpeg
2 1 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) IVR
3 6 (6.74%) Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) Open Source
4 3 (3.37%) Handset
4 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.12%) CMDB
6 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.12%) DTV
6 1 (1.12%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.12%) VMS
6 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Project Management
2 12 (13.48%) Service Delivery
2 12 (13.48%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.36%) ITIL
4 5 (5.62%) Migration
5 4 (4.49%) Usability Testing
5 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
5 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
5 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.49%) BDD
6 3 (3.37%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.25%) CRM
7 2 (2.25%) Change Management
7 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) C
3 4 (4.49%) C++
3 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.49%) PHP
4 2 (2.25%) SQL
5 1 (1.12%) sed
5 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.12%) Ruby
5 1 (1.12%) AWK
5 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (7.87%) MCSE
2 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.74%) CCNA
3 4 (4.49%) CCNP
3 4 (4.49%) Avaya Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) MCITP
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.37%) vSphere
4 1 (1.12%) qmail
4 1 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.12%) Samba
4 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Avaya
2 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.98%) Cisco
4 10 (11.24%) Acme Packet
5 7 (7.87%) Mitel
6 5 (5.62%) BT
6 5 (5.62%) HP
7 4 (4.49%) Nortel
7 4 (4.49%) Ericsson
7 4 (4.49%) Polycom
7 4 (4.49%) Zend
8 3 (3.37%) Juniper
9 2 (2.25%) Motorola
9 2 (2.25%) Genesys
9 2 (2.25%) Wyse
9 2 (2.25%) VMware
9 2 (2.25%) Aastra
9 2 (2.25%) Verint
10 1 (1.12%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.12%) Veeam