The first table below looks at the demand for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 70 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PBX 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% - 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.21 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -51.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 196 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.30% 25.39% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 114
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.55 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £19.10 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
PBX
Berkshire

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PBX across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PBX Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Nortel
1 7 (100.00%) Avaya
2 6 (85.71%) Lotus
2 6 (85.71%) RTP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) PSTN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) MCTS
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Live Communications Server
2 6 (85.71%) PKI
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (85.71%) Lync
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
4 1 (14.29%) Handset
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (14.29%) WFM

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Live Communications Server
1 6 (85.71%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) RTP
1 6 (85.71%) PSTN
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Nortel Meridian
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Support Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) MCTS
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Nortel
1 7 (100.00%) Avaya
2 6 (85.71%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software