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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 600 567 547
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -20
Contract jobs citing PABX 11 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.030% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.22% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £230 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £142 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £365 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £129 £230 £150
% change year-on-year
-44.02% +53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.50

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
8189 7193 8881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.50% 13.46% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4449 3894 4022
Average daily rate £360 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 416 690
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 2014.

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 21 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 2 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 9 £300 +30.43% 2
London +20 6 £300 +32.15% 1
South East - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £135 -
Wales - 1 £135 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hook - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chepstow - - - -
Epping - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wrexham - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
North Wales - - - -
North West - - - -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 11 (37.93%) VoIP
2 10 (34.48%) LAN
3 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) CCNA
4 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) DHCP
6 5 (17.24%) DNS
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
7 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (13.79%) XenApp
7 4 (13.79%) SLA
7 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.79%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
7 4 (13.79%) ISDN
7 4 (13.79%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
8 3 (10.34%) PSTN
8 3 (10.34%) VPN
8 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.34%) H.323
8 3 (10.34%) SAN

PABX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) VoIP
2 10 (34.48%) LAN
3 9 (31.03%) WAN
4 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 5 (17.24%) DNS
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (13.79%) ISDN
6 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) PSTN
6 3 (10.34%) SAN
6 3 (10.34%) Intranet
6 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) H.323
6 3 (10.34%) Firewall
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.45%) DMS-100
8 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Technician
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Voice Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.34%) Firmware
2 3 (10.34%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Handset
3 2 (6.90%) IVR
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) CCTV
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) SCADA
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Document Management
3 2 (6.90%) Network Design
3 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNA
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Siemens
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Mitel
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) BT
5 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Nortel
6 1 (3.45%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Verint