The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
England / South West
Rank - 148 133
Contract jobs citing PBX 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.26% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £351 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+27.89% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+215.38% -

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
336 390 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.10% 13.26% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 247 216
Median daily rate £370 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 49
Median hourly rate £32.75 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.89 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PBX across the South West region.

PBX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PBX across the South West region.

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West