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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 269 255 242
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing PBX 14 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.68% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Median daily rate £300 £255 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -33.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £169 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
2046 2069 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 20.49% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1002 750
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 103 112
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 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 1 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 +10.42% 1
Kent - 3 £250 -
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £168 -29.47%
Oxfordshire +8 1 - -
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) MPLS
3 10 (33.33%) DNS
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) VoIP
6 7 (23.33%) PSTN
6 7 (23.33%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.00%) Skype
7 6 (20.00%) Avaya
7 6 (20.00%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) RTP
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
8 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 5 (16.67%) High Availability
9 4 (13.33%) xDSL
9 4 (13.33%) Softswitch
9 4 (13.33%) MGW
9 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing

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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) CMS
4 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) MPLS
2 10 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 7 (23.33%) Firewall
4 7 (23.33%) PSTN
4 7 (23.33%) VoIP
5 6 (20.00%) Skype
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
6 5 (16.67%) RTP
6 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
7 4 (13.33%) ADSL
7 4 (13.33%) MGW
7 4 (13.33%) Softswitch
7 4 (13.33%) xDSL
8 3 (10.00%) Broadband
8 3 (10.00%) DHCP
8 3 (10.00%) FTP
8 3 (10.00%) ISDN
8 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Business Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) WebRTC
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) IVR
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (16.67%) High Availability
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.00%) Time Management
3 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Presales
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Line Management
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Avaya Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Samba
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) Apple
5 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Nortel
5 2 (6.67%) Panasonic
5 2 (6.67%) Polycom
5 2 (6.67%) Red Box
5 2 (6.67%) Verint
6 1 (3.33%) Altiris
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Siemens
6 1 (3.33%) VMware