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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 593 588 561
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs citing PABX 18 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.022% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £115 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £455 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £123 £244
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -49.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
7898 7575 7003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 13.85% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4040 3609
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 415 477
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.97 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 15 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 29 July 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 -5 17 £400 +6.66% 3
West Midlands - 9 £400 -
Staffordshire - 8 £400 -
Stafford - 7 £400 -
London +6 6 £380 -5.00% 1
Wales -2 1 £170 +25.92%
Cardiff -3 1 £170 +25.92%
South Wales -5 1 £170 +25.92%
South East -21 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £430 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £430 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £430 -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (46.81%) Cisco
2 21 (44.68%) VoIP
3 18 (38.30%) PRINCE2
4 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
5 16 (34.04%) Supplier Management
6 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
7 12 (25.53%) LAN
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) WAN
8 11 (23.40%) MS Office
9 10 (21.28%) ISDN
9 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
10 9 (19.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 8 (17.02%) Project Management
11 8 (17.02%) MS Project
11 8 (17.02%) Windows
11 8 (17.02%) Local Government
11 8 (17.02%) Unified Communications
12 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (14.89%) Network Design
13 6 (12.77%) Huawei
13 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (12.77%) MD110
13 6 (12.77%) ITIL
13 6 (12.77%) CCNP
13 6 (12.77%) Ethernet
13 6 (12.77%) ADSL
13 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (12.77%) Juniper

PABX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (12.77%) Lync
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.40%) MS Office
3 8 (17.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Kondor+
1 4 (8.51%) Misys Midas
1 4 (8.51%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) VoIP
2 12 (25.53%) LAN
3 11 (23.40%) WAN
4 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
4 10 (21.28%) ISDN
5 8 (17.02%) Unified Communications
6 6 (12.77%) 4G
6 6 (12.77%) MD110
6 6 (12.77%) Ethernet
6 6 (12.77%) ADSL
7 5 (10.64%) PBX
7 5 (10.64%) Firewall
8 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (8.51%) OpenScape
9 3 (6.38%) MPLS
9 3 (6.38%) SSL
10 2 (4.26%) DPNSS
10 2 (4.26%) DNS
10 2 (4.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MS Access
1 4 (8.51%) QlikView
General
1 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.02%) Local Government
3 5 (10.64%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Analyst
2 5 (10.64%) Consultant
2 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
2 5 (10.64%) Unified Communications Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Communications Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Voice Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Voice Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Designer
5 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) IT Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Designer
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) SOAP
1 2 (4.26%) WSRP
2 1 (2.13%) VXML
2 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) PMI
1 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.51%) iSeries
2 4 (8.51%) Handset
2 4 (8.51%) STB
3 2 (4.26%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) IVR
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) PRINCE2
2 16 (34.04%) Supplier Management
3 8 (17.02%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (14.89%) Network Design
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security
7 4 (8.51%) Network Planning
7 4 (8.51%) Network Management
7 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) Coaching
8 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.38%) Process Management
9 2 (4.26%) Service Management
10 1 (2.13%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
1 4 (8.51%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) CCNP
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Cisco
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (12.77%) Huawei
4 6 (12.77%) Juniper
5 5 (10.64%) BT
5 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix
6 4 (8.51%) Avaya
6 4 (8.51%) Siemens
6 4 (8.51%) Reuters
7 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.13%) Mitel
7 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Nortel
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