The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 73 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PBX 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £23.24 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.38% -38.02%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 249 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.61% 28.26% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 85
Average daily rate £360 £363 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +29.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 3 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (75.00%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Billing

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) DPNSS
2 1 (25.00%) QSIG
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft