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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 227 218 232
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing PBX 13 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.19% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.05% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £340 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £340 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 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 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-38.02% +29.31%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1657 1524 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.56% 18.15% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 663 562
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 22 July 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 July 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 July 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 - 4 £450 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £220 - 2
Berkshire 0 2 £425 - 2
Surrey -17 2 £425 - 3
Oxfordshire 0 1 £400 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (35.48%) Avaya
2 11 (35.48%) VoIP
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Lync
4 9 (29.03%) DNS
5 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) LAN
6 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (22.58%) PSTN
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco
6 7 (22.58%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) Service Management
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (19.35%) RTP
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) IVR
9 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
9 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
9 4 (12.90%) MCTS
9 4 (12.90%) MCITP
9 4 (12.90%) Live Communications Server
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Nortel
9 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (32.26%) Lync
2 4 (12.90%) Live Communications Server
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) VoIP
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
3 8 (25.81%) WAN
3 8 (25.81%) LAN
4 7 (22.58%) PSTN
5 6 (19.35%) RTP
6 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
7 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 3 (9.68%) H.323
7 3 (9.68%) Wireless
8 2 (6.45%) Network Security
8 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (6.45%) Firewall
8 2 (6.45%) MPLS
8 2 (6.45%) DHCP
8 2 (6.45%) SNMP
8 2 (6.45%) ISDN
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
9 1 (3.23%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.45%) PHPUnit
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Engineering Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Support Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Communications Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
3 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Network Engineering Manager
4 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Junior
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Zend Framework
1 2 (6.45%) jQuery
1 2 (6.45%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) IVR
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Handset
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
1 7 (22.58%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Usability Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) BDD
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCTS
2 4 (12.90%) MCITP
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Avaya
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Nortel
4 3 (9.68%) Acme Packet
4 3 (9.68%) Mitel
5 2 (6.45%) Zend
5 2 (6.45%) Lotus
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) CyberTech
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Verint
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) BT
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software
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