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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 227 233 230
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing PBX 18 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.74% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
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£425 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.48 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.24 £37.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-38.02% +53.06%
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
1820 1630 2019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.61% 18.37% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 750 601
Average daily rate £348 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 180
Average hourly rate £18.25 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.34% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PBX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
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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
Hampshire - 5 £450 -
Berkshire +9 4 £363 - 1
Surrey 0 4 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (65.22%) VoIP
2 9 (39.13%) Avaya
2 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Apache
5 4 (17.39%) C
5 4 (17.39%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Selenium
5 4 (17.39%) Zend
5 4 (17.39%) Zend Framework
5 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) Usability Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Mercurial
5 4 (17.39%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) PHPUnit

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) VoIP
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
3 4 (17.39%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
4 3 (13.04%) PSTN
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) SNMP
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) DMVPN
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
1 4 (17.39%) Mercurial
1 4 (17.39%) PHPUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Hudson
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Trainer
2 3 (13.04%) Communications Manager
2 3 (13.04%) IT Trainer
2 3 (13.04%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Trainer
3 2 (8.70%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineering Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) NOC Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Zend Framework
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Usability Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
1 4 (17.39%) BDD
2 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
1 4 (17.39%) C++
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
1 4 (17.39%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Avaya
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Zend
4 3 (13.04%) Acme Packet
5 2 (8.70%) Motorola
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Polycom
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Nortel
6 1 (4.35%) BT