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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digium Asterisk
Rank 589 567 555
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.098% 0.058% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £185 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £133 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £237 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
8126 6870 8015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.24% 13.42% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4647 3771 3839
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 467 605
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Asterisk PBX within the UK over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Asterisk PBX Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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 20 November 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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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 -19 8 £300 +62.16% 9
South East - 7 £350 - 2
London -2 1 £225 +21.62% 2
City of London - 1 £225 - 2
Surrey - 1 £425 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Asterisk PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) VoIP
2 10 (62.50%) PBX
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) PHP
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) ISDN
5 6 (37.50%) Apache
5 6 (37.50%) IVR
5 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
5 6 (37.50%) Zend
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) Open Source
5 6 (37.50%) REST
6 5 (31.25%) PHPUnit
6 5 (31.25%) Zend Framework
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Selenium
6 5 (31.25%) Usability Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Mercurial
6 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) C
6 5 (31.25%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco

Asterisk PBX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) VoIP
2 10 (62.50%) PBX
3 6 (37.50%) ISDN
3 6 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) SNMP
7 1 (6.25%) SSH
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Mercurial
1 5 (31.25%) PHPUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Hudson
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) VoIP Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) jQuery
1 6 (37.50%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) Zend Framework
3 1 (6.25%) FFmpeg
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) IVR
1 6 (37.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) MPEG
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) openSUSE
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Usability Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) BDD
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (25.00%) Telemarketing
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) sed
4 1 (6.25%) AWK
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) qmail
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Bacula
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Zend
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) VMware