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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 595 604 608
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing PABX 47 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.052% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 8
Median daily rate £300 £400 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +95.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £287 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £491 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £400 £144
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +178.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -3.12%

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
8583 8083 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.43% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5212 4558 3902
Median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 478 409
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 30 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 25 June 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 +10 39 £300 -25.00% 1
South West +13 10 £300 - 1
West Midlands -18 10 £143 -64.37%
Warwickshire - 9 £143 -
Taunton - 8 £300 - 1
Somerset - 8 £300 - 1
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
South East +7 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
County Antrim - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 - -
Warwick - 4 - -
London +7 3 £413 +8.55%
Yorkshire +6 3 £213 -
Bristol +10 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +13 1 £415 -10.75%
East of England +11 1 £415 -3.48%
South Yorkshire -1 1 £213 -
Staffordshire -4 1 - -
Sheffield -11 1 £213 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £155 -
Hull - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (48.57%) VoIP
2 31 (44.29%) WAN
2 31 (44.29%) LAN
2 31 (44.29%) Telecoms
3 20 (28.57%) PBX
4 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
5 16 (22.86%) Nortel
5 16 (22.86%) Avaya
5 16 (22.86%) Unified Communications
6 15 (21.43%) IVR
6 15 (21.43%) Cisco
7 14 (20.00%) Handset
8 13 (18.57%) ITIL
9 12 (17.14%) Migration
10 11 (15.71%) Panasonic
10 11 (15.71%) Skype for Business
11 10 (14.29%) NEC
11 10 (14.29%) Toshiba
11 10 (14.29%) Siemens
12 9 (12.86%) BT
12 9 (12.86%) Skype
13 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (11.43%) Mitel
14 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.00%) CRM
14 7 (10.00%) OpenScape
15 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
15 6 (8.57%) Cisco UCCE
15 6 (8.57%) Wireshark

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 11 (15.71%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (48.57%) VoIP
2 31 (44.29%) LAN
2 31 (44.29%) WAN
3 20 (28.57%) PBX
4 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
5 16 (22.86%) Unified Communications
6 9 (12.86%) Skype
7 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (10.00%) OpenScape
9 6 (8.57%) Firewall
9 6 (8.57%) H.323
9 6 (8.57%) Symposium
9 6 (8.57%) Wireshark
10 5 (7.14%) Ethernet
10 5 (7.14%) ISDN
10 5 (7.14%) MGCP
10 5 (7.14%) MPLS
10 5 (7.14%) SCCP
10 5 (7.14%) SNMP
11 4 (5.71%) MD110
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.86%) GIS
1 2 (2.86%) OLTP
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Informix
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 31 (44.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) German Language
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) Telecoms Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) Voice Support Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Field Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Architect
7 6 (8.57%) Field Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) PABX Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) PBX Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Avaya Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 5 (7.14%) Voice Support Technician
9 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Communications Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Telecoms Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Telephony Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Telephony Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) IVR
2 14 (20.00%) Handset
3 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (5.71%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.86%) BYOD
7 2 (2.86%) PMI
7 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Android
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Migration
3 7 (10.00%) CRM
4 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.14%) Change Management
5 5 (7.14%) Software Licensing
5 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 2 (2.86%) B2B
8 2 (2.86%) Service Design
8 2 (2.86%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.14%) CCIE
3 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) MCSE
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) XenApp
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Avaya
1 16 (22.86%) Nortel
2 15 (21.43%) Cisco
3 11 (15.71%) Panasonic
4 10 (14.29%) NEC
4 10 (14.29%) Siemens
4 10 (14.29%) Toshiba
5 9 (12.86%) BT
6 8 (11.43%) Mitel
7 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.14%) NICE Systems
8 5 (7.14%) Tandberg
9 3 (4.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (4.29%) Ciena
9 3 (4.29%) Citrix
9 3 (4.29%) Huawei
9 3 (4.29%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) Etrali
10 2 (2.86%) Polycom
10 2 (2.86%) Sonus