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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 142 147 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -45
Contract jobs citing PBX 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.031% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 0.20% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £361 £230
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +57.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.48 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.05%
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
464 506 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.72% 15.61% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 309 139
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £25.00 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.84% +27.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £120.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PBX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

PBX Daily Rate Histogram 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

PBX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire - 6 £350 -
Bristol +2 1 - -
PBX
England

PBX
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) IVR
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
2 5 (71.43%) DPNSS
2 5 (71.43%) QSIG
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) WFM
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Billing
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) DPNSS
1 5 (71.43%) QSIG
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) WFM
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Avaya