The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digium Asterisk
Rank 584 558 582
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.024% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.080% 0.17% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£425 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7498 6937 8956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.71% 13.61% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4001 3575 3943
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 477 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%

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 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 24 July 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 -22 6 £425 - 7
South East -19 5 £425 - 1
Surrey -17 4 £425 - 1
East of England - 1 £350 - 1
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 3
Manchester - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Woodbridge - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1

Asterisk PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) PBX
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) Zend
4 4 (40.00%) Zend Framework
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) Hudson
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) PHPUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX

Asterisk PBX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) PBX
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) RIP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Hudson
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Zend Framework
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
1 4 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) MPEG
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) AWK
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) sed
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Samba
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) qmail
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zend
2 3 (30.00%) Veeam
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
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