The first table below looks at the demand for PABX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PABX over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 587 530 543
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +13
Contract jobs citing PABX 16 22 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.045% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 23
Average daily rate £245 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-41.81% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7353 7384 9261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.79% 15.20% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3863 3656 4316
Average daily rate £360 £348 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 588 622
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%

PABX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PABX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PABX
Daily Rate Trend

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

PABX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PABX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PABX within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

PABX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PABX
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PABX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PABX
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PABX within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

PABX Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PABX
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -39 13 £245 -6.66% 6
South East -6 6 - -
Taunton -13 3 £240 +20.00%
Somerset -14 3 £240 +37.14%
South West -18 3 £240 +28.00% 2
West Midlands -7 2 - -
London -37 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Northampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Harrow - - - -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PABX 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 PABX.

1 13 (56.52%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) VoIP
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Siemens
6 4 (17.39%) Firmware
6 4 (17.39%) Intranet
6 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (17.39%) Document Management
6 4 (17.39%) Statistics
6 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications
6 4 (17.39%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
7 3 (13.04%) Handset
7 3 (13.04%) IVR
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Avaya
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Windows

PABX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PABX 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 PABX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Site Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) VoIP
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) Intranet
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications
4 4 (17.39%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) WLAN
7 1 (4.35%) PBX
7 1 (4.35%) PSTN
7 1 (4.35%) ISDN
7 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Support Technician
1 4 (17.39%) Support Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Voice Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
1 4 (17.39%) Statistics
2 3 (13.04%) Handset
2 3 (13.04%) IVR
3 2 (8.70%) CCTV
3 2 (8.70%) SCADA
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Document Management
2 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Siemens
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Nortel
4 2 (8.70%) BT
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Verint
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
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