The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing PBX 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.098% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 0.33% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £306
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -67.50%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 302 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.90% 29.55% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 169 82
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PBX Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for PBX.

1 8 (80.00%) PSTN
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) CTI
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (80.00%) IVR
1 8 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Nortel
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SCCP
6 1 (10.00%) QSIG
6 1 (10.00%) H.323

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) CTI
1 8 (80.00%) PSTN
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) QSIG
4 1 (10.00%) SCCP
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) PBX Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Trainee
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft