The table below looks at the statistics for PABX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PABX over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 624 656 604
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -52
Contract jobs citing PABX 36 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Median daily rate £300 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £300 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £430 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £400 £123
% change year-on-year
-26.56% +226.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +19.23%

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
8753 7956 7528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 13.95% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5332 4551 3996
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 487 433
Median hourly rate £28.88 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.85% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.73 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

PABX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PABX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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 +2 33 £300 -25.00% 3
West Midlands -36 9 £143 -64.37%
South West - 9 £300 - 1
Warwickshire - 9 £143 -
Taunton - 7 £300 - 1
Somerset - 7 £300 - 1
South East +7 6 - - 1
Berkshire - 6 - -
Warwick - 4 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £213 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
East of England +20 1 £415 -3.48%
Hertfordshire +17 1 £415 -3.48%
London -1 1 £425 +11.84%
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £155 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £213 -
Sheffield - 1 £213 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £155 -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PABX 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 PABX.

1 34 (50.00%) VoIP
2 31 (45.59%) WAN
3 30 (44.12%) LAN
3 30 (44.12%) Telecoms
4 20 (29.41%) PBX
5 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (25.00%) Nortel
5 17 (25.00%) Avaya
6 16 (23.53%) Unified Communications
7 15 (22.06%) IVR
8 14 (20.59%) Handset
9 13 (19.12%) Cisco
9 13 (19.12%) ITIL
10 12 (17.65%) Panasonic
10 12 (17.65%) Samsung
11 11 (16.18%) Migration
11 11 (16.18%) Toshiba
11 11 (16.18%) NEC
12 10 (14.71%) Siemens
12 10 (14.71%) Skype for Business
13 9 (13.24%) BT
14 8 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.76%) Skype
15 7 (10.29%) OpenScape
15 7 (10.29%) Mitel
15 7 (10.29%) CRM
16 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
16 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
16 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification

PABX
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 10 (14.71%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.00%) VoIP
2 31 (45.59%) WAN
3 30 (44.12%) LAN
4 20 (29.41%) PBX
5 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (23.53%) Unified Communications
7 8 (11.76%) Skype
7 8 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (10.29%) OpenScape
9 6 (8.82%) Firewall
9 6 (8.82%) H.323
9 6 (8.82%) Symposium
9 6 (8.82%) Wireshark
10 5 (7.35%) MGCP
10 5 (7.35%) MPLS
10 5 (7.35%) SCCP
10 5 (7.35%) SNMP
11 4 (5.88%) Internet
11 4 (5.88%) ISDN
11 4 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.94%) GIS
1 2 (2.94%) OLTP
2 1 (1.47%) Informix
2 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) German Language
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 16 (23.53%) Telecoms Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Voice Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Voice Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Field Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Field Telecoms Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) PABX Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) PBX Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Avaya Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Support Technician
7 5 (7.35%) Voice Support Technician
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Communications Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Telecoms Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Telephony Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.41%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) IVR
2 14 (20.59%) Handset
3 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.88%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.94%) BYOD
6 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Android
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Migration
3 7 (10.29%) CRM
4 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.35%) Software Licensing
4 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.88%) Change Management
6 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.41%) Project Management
6 3 (4.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (2.94%) DevOps
7 2 (2.94%) Kanban
7 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.94%) Time Management
7 2 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.35%) CCIE
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) XenApp
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (7.35%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (7.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Avaya
1 17 (25.00%) Nortel
2 13 (19.12%) Cisco
3 12 (17.65%) Panasonic
3 12 (17.65%) Samsung
4 11 (16.18%) NEC
4 11 (16.18%) Toshiba
5 10 (14.71%) Siemens
6 9 (13.24%) BT
7 7 (10.29%) Mitel
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.35%) NICE Systems
9 5 (7.35%) Tandberg
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
11 2 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (2.94%) Ciena
11 2 (2.94%) Etrali
11 2 (2.94%) Huawei
11 2 (2.94%) Juniper
11 2 (2.94%) Polycom