The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 248 235 222
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing PBX 9 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.054% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.30% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£198 £366 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +46.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £329 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £391 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £339 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.79% +32.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.11 £16.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+58.24% -56.00%
PBX
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1803 1658 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.29% 18.06% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 714 625
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 165
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PBX across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PBX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PBX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

PBX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PBX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 2
Hampshire - 2 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £220 - 1
Oxfordshire -16 1 £135 -63.51%
Surrey - 1 £175 -
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Avaya
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) IP Telephony
6 8 (32.00%) Unified Communications
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) Lync
7 7 (28.00%) IVR
8 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (20.00%) Verint
9 5 (20.00%) Migration
9 5 (20.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.00%) Lotus
10 4 (16.00%) Project Management
10 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.00%) CRM
10 4 (16.00%) BT
10 4 (16.00%) Network Design
10 4 (16.00%) Mitel
10 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (16.00%) Degree

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (28.00%) Lync
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (12.00%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) IP Telephony
2 8 (32.00%) Unified Communications
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (12.00%) Broadband
5 3 (12.00%) PSTN
5 3 (12.00%) RTP
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (4.00%) LTE
7 1 (4.00%) MGW
7 1 (4.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (4.00%) 4G
7 1 (4.00%) RNC
7 1 (4.00%) SDH
7 1 (4.00%) ISDN
7 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) IVR
2 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
3 4 (16.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Business Performance Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (12.00%) eTOM
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) Customer Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) MCTS
4 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Avaya
3 5 (20.00%) Verint
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Lotus
4 4 (16.00%) BT
4 4 (16.00%) Mitel
5 3 (12.00%) Nortel
6 1 (4.00%) ComArch
6 1 (4.00%) Cramer
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Genesys
6 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.00%) Novell
6 1 (4.00%) Siemens
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos