The table below looks at the statistics for Asterisk PBX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Asterisk PBX over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digium Asterisk
Rank 643 623 610
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.094% 0.012% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £330 £135 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -71.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £135 -
% change year-on-year
+198.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8480 8003 7116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4435 3863
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 457 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +29.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

Asterisk PBX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Asterisk PBX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 8 £330 +144.44% 2
South East -4 3 £458 +238.88% 1
London - 3 £315 -
Kent - 2 £403 -
East of England - 2 £300 -
Watford - 2 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -

Asterisk PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Asterisk PBX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Asterisk PBX.

1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Cacti
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (25.00%) LAMP
4 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (25.00%) Nagios
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Debian
4 3 (25.00%) NFS
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat

Asterisk PBX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Voice Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) ELK Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Debian
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Fedora
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (16.67%) B2B
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) NFS
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (16.67%) Gluster
3 2 (16.67%) Kamailio
3 2 (16.67%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (16.67%) Squid
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Docker
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (8.33%) Postfix
4 1 (8.33%) qmail
4 1 (8.33%) Samba
4 1 (8.33%) Varnish
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Cacti
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Bacula
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) cPanel
2 1 (8.33%) Grafana
2 1 (8.33%) Graphite
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (8.33%) logstash
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) Plesk
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (8.33%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) CommVault
3 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec