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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
UK
Rank 573 600 578
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing PABX 18 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
Median daily rate £288 £388 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +42.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £255 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £620 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
-29.03% +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +232.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £12.80
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +232.03%

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
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 17 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +39 13 £400 +12.28% 2
London +16 6 £400 +28.00% 1
Scotland +29 4 £249 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £249 -
Birmingham - 3 £500 - 1
North West - 2 £288 -
Manchester - 2 £288 -
South East +20 1 - -
Surrey +15 1 - -
East Midlands +2 1 £275 -29.03%
Belfast - 1 £275 -
Nottingham - 1 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Edinburgh - 1 £160 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £275 -
County Antrim - 1 £275 -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 11 (39.29%) VoIP
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Avaya
5 5 (17.86%) Nortel
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 5 (17.86%) PBX
5 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
6 4 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (10.71%) Wireless
7 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 3 (10.71%) Unix
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.71%) MS Office
7 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (10.71%) Office 365

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 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) VoIP
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) PBX
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) Skype
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) Wireless
6 2 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (7.14%) DMS-100
6 2 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) DPNSS
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 2 (7.14%) Q.931
7 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.57%) MD110
7 1 (3.57%) Softswitch
7 1 (3.57%) Symposium
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Local Government
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Avaya Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (10.71%) PABX Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Avaya Field Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Call Centre Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Call Centre Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Information Security
2 3 (10.71%) ISMS
2 3 (10.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Security Management
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) DNA
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Avaya
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Nortel
4 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) BroadSoft
5 2 (7.14%) BT
5 2 (7.14%) Mitel
5 2 (7.14%) NEC
5 2 (7.14%) Panasonic
5 2 (7.14%) Samsung
5 2 (7.14%) Speakerbus
5 2 (7.14%) Toshiba
6 1 (3.57%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.57%) Cyberoam
6 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
6 1 (3.57%) Meraki
6 1 (3.57%) Red Box