The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 234 227 238
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing PBX 16 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.62% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Average daily rate £425 £295 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £174 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.21 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -51.44%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
PBX
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 8 £488 +170.83% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £325 -
Kent +7 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £315 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 3
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
3 19 (46.34%) Cisco
4 17 (41.46%) Lync
5 16 (39.02%) Network Load Balancing
5 16 (39.02%) RTP
5 16 (39.02%) DNS
5 16 (39.02%) PSTN
6 13 (31.71%) ITIL
6 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (29.27%) Service Management
7 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
7 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
7 12 (29.27%) Live Communications Server
8 10 (24.39%) Degree
8 10 (24.39%) MCTS
8 10 (24.39%) MCITP
8 10 (24.39%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (24.39%) Nortel
8 10 (24.39%) WAN
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
10 8 (19.51%) Avaya
10 8 (19.51%) VoIP
10 8 (19.51%) LAN
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) Unified Communications
10 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (17.07%) PKI

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (41.46%) Lync
2 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (29.27%) Live Communications Server
3 7 (17.07%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) RTP
1 16 (39.02%) DNS
1 16 (39.02%) PSTN
2 10 (24.39%) WAN
3 8 (19.51%) VoIP
3 8 (19.51%) LAN
3 8 (19.51%) Unified Communications
4 7 (17.07%) VPN
5 6 (14.63%) ISUP
5 6 (14.63%) INAP
6 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.20%) Wireless
7 4 (9.76%) H.323
8 3 (7.32%) Internet
8 3 (7.32%) VLAN
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (4.88%) ISDN
9 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.88%) MGCP
9 2 (4.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Support Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Expert
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XMPP
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) PKI
2 5 (12.20%) IVR
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Handset
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Network Load Balancing
2 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (29.27%) Service Management
4 10 (24.39%) Customer Engagement
5 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
6 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) PRINCE
8 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) ERP
10 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.88%) Use Case
10 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
10 2 (4.88%) Validation
10 2 (4.88%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) PHP
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
1 10 (24.39%) MCTS
1 10 (24.39%) MCITP
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCVP
2 2 (4.88%) CCIE
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) Nortel
3 8 (19.51%) Avaya
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Lotus
5 3 (7.32%) NEC
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) Verint
6 2 (4.88%) CyberTech
6 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.88%) Mitel
6 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.44%) Zend
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