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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 256 261 232
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs citing PBX 12 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.28% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Median daily rate £425 £175 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -57.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £16.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £22.22 £23.24
% change year-on-year
-43.74% -4.38%
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
1679 1803 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.88% 18.89% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 929 722
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 119 99
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +5 8 £425 -19.04%
Kent - 2 £425 -
Hampshire +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £168 -
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 13 (50.00%) Avaya
3 11 (42.31%) VoIP
4 10 (38.46%) Skype for Business
5 8 (30.77%) Nortel
6 7 (26.92%) PSTN
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Skype
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 7 (26.92%) Panasonic
7 6 (23.08%) PABX
7 6 (23.08%) Samsung
7 6 (23.08%) Toshiba
7 6 (23.08%) NEC
8 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (19.23%) Firewall
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) WAN
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) MPLS
8 5 (19.23%) RTP
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (19.23%) High Availability
8 5 (19.23%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (19.23%) Live Communications Server
9 4 (15.38%) Polycom
9 4 (15.38%) VPN
10 3 (11.54%) CMS

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 10 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 5 (19.23%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (11.54%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) VoIP
2 7 (26.92%) PSTN
2 7 (26.92%) Skype
3 6 (23.08%) PABX
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
4 5 (19.23%) MPLS
4 5 (19.23%) RTP
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) WLAN
7 2 (7.69%) Broadband
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) Nortel Norstar
7 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.85%) 3GPP
8 1 (3.85%) 4G
8 1 (3.85%) GSM
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Field Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Field Telecoms Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) PBX Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Telephony Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) WebRTC
2 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) IVR
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (19.23%) High Availability
1 5 (19.23%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (19.23%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Presales
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Avaya
2 8 (30.77%) Nortel
3 7 (26.92%) Panasonic
4 6 (23.08%) NEC
4 6 (23.08%) Samsung
4 6 (23.08%) Toshiba
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Polycom
7 3 (11.54%) Siemens
8 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 2 (7.69%) Mitel
8 2 (7.69%) Red Box
8 2 (7.69%) Verint
9 1 (3.85%) Remedy
9 1 (3.85%) RightFax
9 1 (3.85%) SAP
9 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow