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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 246 228 231
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing PBX 14 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.88% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate
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£255 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £315 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £480 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £18.21
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -9.37%
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
2005 1700 1628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.16% 18.23% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 750 677
Average daily rate £350 £330 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 117 166
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £153.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -5 7 £408 -14.21%
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £238 -44.11% 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire -18 1 £135 -63.13%
PBX
England

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (50.00%) ITIL
4 12 (40.00%) IP Telephony
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 10 (33.33%) Avaya
6 10 (33.33%) IVR
6 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 8 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (26.67%) CCNA
7 8 (26.67%) WAN
7 8 (26.67%) LAN
8 7 (23.33%) DNS
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) VoIP
9 6 (20.00%) BT
9 6 (20.00%) Lync
10 5 (16.67%) Verint
10 5 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
10 5 (16.67%) Migration
10 5 (16.67%) Process Management
10 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (16.67%) eTOM
10 5 (16.67%) Business Performance Management
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 6 (20.00%) Lync
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
4 7 (23.33%) DNS
5 6 (20.00%) VoIP
6 5 (16.67%) Broadband
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.00%) RTP
7 3 (10.00%) PSTN
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (6.67%) ISDN
9 1 (3.33%) SDH
9 1 (3.33%) SAN
9 1 (3.33%) CTI
9 1 (3.33%) Internet
9 1 (3.33%) 3G
9 1 (3.33%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Hudson
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) VoIP Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) IVR
2 8 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Customer Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) Process Management
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (16.67%) eTOM
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 5 (16.67%) Business Performance Management
3 4 (13.33%) CRM
3 4 (13.33%) Telemarketing
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Validation
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) C
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CCNA
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) MCTS
5 2 (6.67%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Samba
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) Avaya
3 6 (20.00%) BT
4 5 (16.67%) Lotus
4 5 (16.67%) Verint
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Mitel
6 3 (10.00%) Nortel
7 1 (3.33%) ComArch
7 1 (3.33%) Zend
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) Sophos
7 1 (3.33%) Cramer
7 1 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Genesys
7 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.33%) Novell