The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 559 555 496
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -59
Contract jobs citing PABX 20 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.018% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.14% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
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£360 £278 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% +3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £331 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £278 £269
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.65 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.60% -17.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.65 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.60% -17.63%

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
7559 6567 6800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.57% 13.11% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3366 3311
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 372 568
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 2015.

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
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 PABX within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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 -2 16 £373 +55.20% 8
London +6 7 £400 - 2
South East -20 2 £398 -
East of England - 2 £238 -
West Midlands -6 1 - -
South West -8 1 £238 +7.95% 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
City of London - 1 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Crawley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Wigton - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) Cisco
1 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 10 (27.78%) VoIP
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (25.00%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) CCNA
6 6 (16.67%) PBX
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
6 6 (16.67%) MS Office
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) CCNP
7 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) BT
7 5 (13.89%) Handset
7 5 (13.89%) IVR
7 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 5 (13.89%) MPLS
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (11.11%) Lotus
8 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
8 4 (11.11%) SAP
8 4 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (11.11%) IBM

PABX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) VoIP
1 10 (27.78%) WAN
2 9 (25.00%) LAN
2 9 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.67%) PBX
5 5 (13.89%) MPLS
6 3 (8.33%) MD110
6 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (8.33%) ADSL
6 3 (8.33%) GSM
6 3 (8.33%) ISDN
6 3 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (8.33%) 4G
7 2 (5.56%) CTI
7 2 (5.56%) SCCP
7 2 (5.56%) H.323
7 2 (5.56%) MGCP
7 2 (5.56%) DNS
General
1 14 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Voice Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) WSRP
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) XMPP
2 1 (2.78%) TAPI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Handset
1 5 (13.89%) IVR
2 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) CCTV
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 3 (8.33%) Network Design
4 3 (8.33%) Process Management
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 6 (16.67%) CCNP
4 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.56%) VCP4
7 2 (5.56%) CCIE
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.78%) CCVP
8 1 (2.78%) MCSE
8 1 (2.78%) MCSA
8 1 (2.78%) MCP
8 1 (2.78%) HND
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) BT
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Lotus
4 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) Huawei
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (5.56%) Siemens
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Mitel
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) Nortel
7 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy
7 1 (2.78%) Verint
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