The table below looks at the statistics for Asterisk PBX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Asterisk PBX over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digium Asterisk
Rank 576 559 516
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -43
Contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.040% 0.076% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£265 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.21% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £369 £300
% change year-on-year
- +22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7559 6567 6800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.57% 13.11% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3366 3311
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 372 568
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

Asterisk PBX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Asterisk PBX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Asterisk PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Asterisk PBX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX within the UK.

Asterisk PBX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Asterisk PBX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Asterisk PBX within the UK.

Asterisk PBX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Asterisk PBX
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Asterisk PBX within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
England -12 3 £265 -44.21% 10
London -1 2 £265 -56.37% 4
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
Berkshire - - - - 4
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 5
South West - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Asterisk PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Asterisk 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 Asterisk PBX.

1 9 (75.00%) VoIP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) ISDN
3 6 (50.00%) PBX
3 6 (50.00%) IVR
3 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) BCP
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) Telemarketing
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Zend

Asterisk PBX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Asterisk 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 Asterisk PBX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (50.00%) ISDN
2 6 (50.00%) PBX
2 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (16.67%) QSIG
4 2 (16.67%) H.323
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) BCP
1 4 (33.33%) Telemarketing
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Zend
2 2 (16.67%) BT
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Lumension
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
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