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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 257 241 247
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing PBX 13 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.098% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £198 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% -46.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £147 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £323 £339
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £26.11 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-54.99% +58.24%
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
1876 1778 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 19.33% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 861 704
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 101 105
Median hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +76.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing PBX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +1 8 £450 +12.50%
Kent - 3 £363 -
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £168 -23.86% 1
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for PBX.

1 15 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (44.00%) Skype for Business
3 9 (36.00%) VoIP
3 9 (36.00%) DNS
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) Avaya
4 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) MPLS
4 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 7 (28.00%) PSTN
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Skype
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) RTP
7 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (20.00%) High Availability
7 5 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
7 5 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (16.00%) Polycom
8 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (12.00%) CTI

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (44.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
1 9 (36.00%) VoIP
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) MPLS
2 8 (32.00%) VPN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) PSTN
3 7 (28.00%) Skype
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.00%) RTP
5 3 (12.00%) ADSL
5 3 (12.00%) CTI
5 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) FTP
5 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 3 (12.00%) ISDN
5 3 (12.00%) MRTG
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) VSAT
5 3 (12.00%) WLAN
General
1 15 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Billing
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) Architect
1 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Business Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) WebRTC
2 1 (4.00%) XMPP
2 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) IVR
3 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (20.00%) High Availability
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Presales
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 1 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Avaya
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Polycom
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Nortel
5 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Panasonic
6 2 (8.00%) Red Box
6 2 (8.00%) Siemens
6 2 (8.00%) Verint
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) NEC
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) RightFax
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.00%) Toshiba