The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
England / North West
Rank 132 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing PBX 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.026% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+27.89% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+215.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 573 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.68% 14.89% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 314 188
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PBX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PBX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PBX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 £288 -
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PBX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for PBX.

1 9 (90.00%) VoIP
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) GENBAND
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (20.00%) PABX
6 1 (10.00%) CTI
6 1 (10.00%) H.323
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) PBX Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior PBX Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior VoIP Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) BYOD
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) GENBAND
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) BroadSoft
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam