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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 632 655 625
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Contract jobs citing PABX 13 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.086% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £288 £371 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.55% +23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £473 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £383 £129
% change year-on-year
-34.64% +197.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00

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
8434 8162 8231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.61% 13.93% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5137 4647 4444
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 532 458
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 16 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 31 August 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 +14 13 £288 -30.51% 2
South East +16 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
West Midlands -24 3 £215 -43.79% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £256 -
Warwickshire - 3 £215 -
London -20 2 £425 +18.05%
Hull - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Newbury - 1 - -
York - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - 1 £213 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £213 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (50.00%) VoIP
1 31 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 28 (45.16%) WAN
2 28 (45.16%) LAN
3 17 (27.42%) PBX
3 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
3 17 (27.42%) Nortel
3 17 (27.42%) Avaya
4 16 (25.81%) Unified Communications
5 15 (24.19%) IVR
6 14 (22.58%) Handset
6 14 (22.58%) Cisco
7 12 (19.35%) ITIL
7 12 (19.35%) Panasonic
7 12 (19.35%) Samsung
8 11 (17.74%) NEC
8 11 (17.74%) Migration
8 11 (17.74%) Toshiba
9 10 (16.13%) BT
10 9 (14.52%) Siemens
11 7 (11.29%) OpenScape
11 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
11 7 (11.29%) CRM
11 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (9.68%) H.323
12 6 (9.68%) Firewall
12 6 (9.68%) Symposium
12 6 (9.68%) Wireshark
12 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.06%) Skype

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 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) VoIP
2 28 (45.16%) LAN
2 28 (45.16%) WAN
3 17 (27.42%) PBX
3 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
4 16 (25.81%) Unified Communications
5 7 (11.29%) OpenScape
6 6 (9.68%) Firewall
6 6 (9.68%) H.323
6 6 (9.68%) Symposium
6 6 (9.68%) Wireshark
7 5 (8.06%) MGCP
7 5 (8.06%) SCCP
7 5 (8.06%) Skype
7 5 (8.06%) SNMP
8 4 (6.45%) ISDN
8 4 (6.45%) MD110
8 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) GIS
General
1 31 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Support Engineer
1 16 (25.81%) Telecoms Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Voice Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Voice Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Field Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Field Telecoms Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) PABX Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) PBX Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Avaya Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Support Technician
7 5 (8.06%) Voice Support Technician
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Communications Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Telecoms Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Telephony Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Telephony Support
9 3 (4.84%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) IVR
2 14 (22.58%) Handset
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
6 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) CRM
4 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.06%) Software Licensing
5 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
5 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.23%) B2B
6 2 (3.23%) Change Management
6 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.61%) Information Security
7 1 (1.61%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (1.61%) Security Management
7 1 (1.61%) Security Patching
7 1 (1.61%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.06%) CCIE
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Avaya
1 17 (27.42%) Nortel
2 14 (22.58%) Cisco
3 12 (19.35%) Panasonic
3 12 (19.35%) Samsung
4 11 (17.74%) NEC
4 11 (17.74%) Toshiba
5 10 (16.13%) BT
6 9 (14.52%) Siemens
7 5 (8.06%) Mitel
7 5 (8.06%) NICE Systems
7 5 (8.06%) Tandberg
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (3.23%) Ciena
9 2 (3.23%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.23%) Etrali
9 2 (3.23%) Huawei
9 2 (3.23%) Juniper
9 2 (3.23%) Polycom