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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digium Asterisk
Rank 607 584 541
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -43
Contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.056% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£135 £541 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.05% +80.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-61.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £37.50

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
8296 7193 7309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.88% 13.22% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4513 3824 3630
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 391 579
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 7 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 4 May 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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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 -15 2 £135 -75.05% 8
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £135 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £135 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 £135 - 2

Asterisk PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (62.50%) VoIP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) ISDN
2 3 (37.50%) PBX
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) IVR
2 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) BT
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) QSIG
3 2 (25.00%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Samba
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP

Asterisk PBX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) ISDN
2 3 (37.50%) PBX
2 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) QSIG
3 2 (25.00%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BCP
2 1 (12.50%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Samba
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Lumension