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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 567 581 521
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -60
Contract jobs citing PABX 30 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.033% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 10
Average daily rate
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£356 £245 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.10% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £326 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £240 £275
% change year-on-year
+48.12% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- -49.60%

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
8170 7142 7348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.68% 13.11% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4445 3770 3665
Average daily rate £350 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 393 577
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +11 27 £368 +50.20% 4
London -4 9 £341 -2.50%
East of England - 9 £430 -
Essex - 5 £288 -
South East -23 3 £450 - 1
City of London - 3 £283 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 -
South West -4 2 £300 +22.44%
West Midlands -13 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -16 2 £470 - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £300 -
Telford - 2 - -
East Midlands -4 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Hook - 1 £336 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £145 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £438 -
Cambridge - 1 £438 -
Hertford - 1 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £336 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £450 - 1
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Banbury - 1 £490 -
Basildon - 1 £225 -
Bedford - 1 £145 -
Brentwood - 1 - -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (41.86%) Cisco
1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.91%) VoIP
3 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
4 10 (23.26%) WAN
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) MS Office
5 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.93%) IP Telephony
5 9 (20.93%) Supplier Management
6 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) LAN
7 7 (16.28%) Network Design
7 7 (16.28%) Unified Communications
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (13.95%) BT
8 6 (13.95%) CCNP
8 6 (13.95%) CCNA
8 6 (13.95%) Windows
8 6 (13.95%) MPLS
8 6 (13.95%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Juniper
9 5 (11.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (11.63%) ADSL
9 5 (11.63%) ISDN
9 5 (11.63%) PBX
9 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
9 5 (11.63%) Handset
9 5 (11.63%) MD110

PABX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (11.63%) Lync
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.98%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) VoIP
2 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
3 10 (23.26%) WAN
4 9 (20.93%) IP Telephony
5 8 (18.60%) LAN
6 7 (16.28%) Unified Communications
7 6 (13.95%) MPLS
8 5 (11.63%) PBX
8 5 (11.63%) ADSL
8 5 (11.63%) ISDN
8 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.63%) 4G
8 5 (11.63%) MD110
9 4 (9.30%) OpenScape
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (6.98%) GSM
10 3 (6.98%) SSL
11 2 (4.65%) DNS
11 2 (4.65%) DPNSS
11 2 (4.65%) Network Security
General
1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) IT Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Designer
5 2 (4.65%) IT Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Communications Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.65%) Voice Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Voice Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Telephony Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
1 3 (6.98%) WSRP
2 1 (2.33%) VXML
2 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Handset
1 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.30%) PMI
3 2 (4.65%) IVR
3 2 (4.65%) CCTV
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
1 9 (20.93%) Supplier Management
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Network Design
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Network Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Process Management
8 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.33%) Email Management
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 1 (2.33%) People Management
9 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) CCNP
2 6 (13.95%) CCNA
3 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Cisco
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) BT
4 5 (11.63%) Huawei
4 5 (11.63%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (9.30%) Siemens
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) Avaya
6 3 (6.98%) Lotus
6 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) Mitel
8 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Nortel
8 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.33%) Remedy
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