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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 599 591 598
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing PABX 49 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.066% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.45% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 7
Median daily rate £300 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £228 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £470 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £160
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +150.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
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
8530 8022 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 14.78% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5171 4464 3829
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 468 393
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.78 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -7 36 £300 -25.00% 1
South West 0 11 £300 - 1
Northern Ireland - 10 - -
Taunton - 9 £300 -
Somerset - 9 £300 -
Belfast - 8 - -
County Antrim - 8 - -
West Midlands -6 7 £143 -64.37%
Warwickshire - 6 £143 -
South East -8 4 £425 -5.55%
London -16 4 £400 +41.59%
Warwick - 4 - -
North West - 3 £575 -
Hampshire +2 2 - -
Bristol -7 2 - - 1
Havant - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £575 -
Berkshire - 2 £425 -
Scotland - 2 £153 -
Hertfordshire +8 1 £415 -10.75%
Yorkshire +8 1 - -
East of England +5 1 £415 -3.48%
Staffordshire +3 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £425 -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (46.97%) LAN
2 30 (45.45%) VoIP
3 28 (42.42%) WAN
3 28 (42.42%) Telecoms
4 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
5 17 (25.76%) Cisco
5 17 (25.76%) Unified Communications
6 15 (22.73%) PBX
7 14 (21.21%) ITIL
8 13 (19.70%) Handset
8 13 (19.70%) IVR
9 12 (18.18%) Migration
10 11 (16.67%) Firewall
10 11 (16.67%) Nortel
10 11 (16.67%) Avaya
10 11 (16.67%) Skype for Business
11 10 (15.15%) Siemens
12 9 (13.64%) BT
12 9 (13.64%) Skype
13 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.61%) CRM
14 7 (10.61%) Finance
14 7 (10.61%) OpenScape
15 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
15 6 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (9.09%) Panasonic

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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Maximo
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.97%) LAN
2 30 (45.45%) VoIP
3 28 (42.42%) WAN
4 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
5 17 (25.76%) Unified Communications
6 15 (22.73%) PBX
7 11 (16.67%) Firewall
8 9 (13.64%) Skype
9 8 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (10.61%) OpenScape
11 6 (9.09%) H.323
11 6 (9.09%) Symposium
12 5 (7.58%) DHCP
12 5 (7.58%) DNS
12 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
12 5 (7.58%) MGCP
12 5 (7.58%) SAN
12 5 (7.58%) SCCP
12 5 (7.58%) SNMP
12 5 (7.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) GIS
2 2 (3.03%) OLTP
3 1 (1.52%) Informix
3 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 28 (42.42%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) German Language
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Voice Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Voice Support Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) PABX Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) PBX Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 6 (9.09%) Voice Support Technician
7 5 (7.58%) Avaya Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Communications Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Telecoms Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Telecoms Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 3 (4.55%) Field Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Middleware
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Handset
1 13 (19.70%) IVR
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.03%) BYOD
5 2 (3.03%) PMI
5 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) CCTV
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Migration
3 7 (10.61%) CRM
4 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.09%) Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.58%) Change Management
5 5 (7.58%) Software Licensing
5 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (3.03%) B2B
7 2 (3.03%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (3.03%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.58%) CCIE
3 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) XenApp
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Cisco
2 11 (16.67%) Avaya
2 11 (16.67%) Nortel
3 10 (15.15%) Siemens
4 9 (13.64%) BT
5 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.09%) Mitel
6 6 (9.09%) NEC
6 6 (9.09%) Panasonic
6 6 (9.09%) Toshiba
7 5 (7.58%) NICE Systems
7 5 (7.58%) Tandberg
8 4 (6.06%) Citrix
9 3 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.03%) Ciena
10 2 (3.03%) Etrali
10 2 (3.03%) Huawei
10 2 (3.03%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.03%) VMware