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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 563 551 515
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -36
Contract jobs citing PABX 14 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.014% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.11% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
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£345 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £338 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £225
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.90 £94.65 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.90 £94.65 -
% change year-on-year
-86.37% -

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
7437 6447 7160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.63% 13.24% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4181 3434 3423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 383 640
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.38 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% -14.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -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 January 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 23 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 January 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 -15 12 £345 +2.22% 4
London -4 5 £400 - 2
South East - 3 £345 -
Scotland - 2 - -
South West - 1 £238 -
City of London - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Wigton - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leicester - - - -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) IP Telephony
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) CCNA
5 5 (16.67%) VoIP
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) MS Office
6 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) BT
6 4 (13.33%) MPLS
6 4 (13.33%) Lotus
6 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (13.33%) SAP
6 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (13.33%) SLA
6 4 (13.33%) CCNP
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) IVR
6 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM

PABX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) WAN
1 7 (23.33%) LAN
1 7 (23.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (16.67%) VoIP
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) MPLS
4 3 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (10.00%) PBX
4 3 (10.00%) GSM
5 2 (6.67%) SCCP
5 2 (6.67%) H.323
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) MGCP
5 2 (6.67%) PSTN
6 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.33%) 4G
6 1 (3.33%) MD110
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
General
1 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Voice Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Voice Support Technician
6 1 (3.33%) Network Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) TAPI
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (3.33%) WSRP
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) IVR
2 3 (10.00%) Handset
3 2 (6.67%) CCTV
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
2 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Process Management
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) CCIE
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCVP
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) HND
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) BT
3 4 (13.33%) Lotus
3 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Mitel
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Verint
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Huawei
6 1 (3.33%) Nortel
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.33%) Siemens
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