The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 581 568 552
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing PBX 62 78 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.98% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 27
Median daily rate £425 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £176 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.36 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.91% -12.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £22.22 £23.24
% change year-on-year
-43.74% -4.38%

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
8767 7959 7409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.20% 13.98% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4545 3929
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 483 431
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PBX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PBX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PBX within the UK.

PBX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PBX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

PBX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PBX within the UK.

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PBX
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PBX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

PBX Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PBX
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 PBX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -26 59 £425 +6.25% 11
London -10 25 £463 +15.62% 4
South East +4 12 £425 +142.85% 2
City of London +46 10 £475 +15.15%
Berkshire +11 8 £425 -19.04%
Yorkshire +4 4 - - 1
North West -3 4 £180 -67.56%
East of England +9 3 £300 - 1
Essex +9 3 £300 -17.24%
South West -1 3 £450 -14.28%
Manchester - 3 £180 -
Reading +6 2 £425 -19.04%
Bristol 0 2 - -
North East -41 2 £300 -42.85% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £425 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Aberdeen +5 1 £180 +2.85%
Scotland +2 1 £180 +2.85%
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -45 1 £300 -42.85% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 1 £300 -42.85%
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £168 -

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PBX 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 PBX.

1 47 (40.52%) Skype for Business
2 43 (37.07%) Avaya
3 41 (35.34%) Cisco
4 39 (33.62%) Telecoms
5 35 (30.17%) Skype
6 33 (28.45%) VoIP
7 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 30 (25.86%) Migration
9 27 (23.28%) LAN
10 26 (22.41%) WAN
10 26 (22.41%) Windows
11 25 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
12 21 (18.10%) CCNP
12 21 (18.10%) Finance
12 21 (18.10%) Windows Server
13 20 (17.24%) PABX
14 19 (16.38%) VPN
15 18 (15.52%) Nortel
15 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
15 18 (15.52%) IVR
16 17 (14.66%) Firewall
17 16 (13.79%) BGP
17 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
18 15 (12.93%) Juniper
19 14 (12.07%) MPLS
19 14 (12.07%) CCDP
19 14 (12.07%) X.21
19 14 (12.07%) Panasonic
19 14 (12.07%) SC Cleared

PBX
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 47 (40.52%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.17%) Live Communications Server
4 4 (3.45%) CMS
4 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.86%) IIS
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) Yammer
4 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.17%) Skype
2 33 (28.45%) VoIP
3 27 (23.28%) LAN
4 26 (22.41%) WAN
5 20 (17.24%) PABX
6 19 (16.38%) VPN
7 17 (14.66%) Firewall
8 16 (13.79%) BGP
9 14 (12.07%) MPLS
9 14 (12.07%) Structured Cabling
9 14 (12.07%) X.21
10 13 (11.21%) Unified Communications
11 12 (10.34%) H.323
12 11 (9.48%) CTI
12 11 (9.48%) LDAP
13 10 (8.62%) DNS
13 10 (8.62%) PSTN
14 7 (6.03%) Internet
15 6 (5.17%) IP Telephony
15 6 (5.17%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) Informix
2 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (33.62%) Telecoms
2 21 (18.10%) Finance
3 10 (8.62%) Banking
4 8 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Advertising
5 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.59%) Retail
7 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Electronics
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (13.79%) Telecoms Engineer
2 12 (10.34%) Field Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Analyst
3 11 (9.48%) Designer
3 11 (9.48%) Network Designer
4 9 (7.76%) Architect
5 8 (6.90%) PBX Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Field Telecoms Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Lync Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Project Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Voice Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) LAN Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) XMPP
2 2 (1.72%) COM
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
2 2 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.86%) HTML5
3 1 (0.86%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) IVR
2 13 (11.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.59%) PKI
5 3 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.86%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.86%) Informatics
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.41%) Windows
2 21 (18.10%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.45%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.86%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) Migration
2 13 (11.21%) Project Management
3 9 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (5.17%) High Availability
4 6 (5.17%) Information Retrieval
4 6 (5.17%) ITIL
4 6 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (5.17%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (4.31%) Network Design
5 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.45%) Presales
7 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (2.59%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 2 (1.72%) B2B
8 2 (1.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.34%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.86%) C#
3 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (18.10%) CCNP
3 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 14 (12.07%) CCDP
4 14 (12.07%) SC Cleared
5 13 (11.21%) JNCIA
6 10 (8.62%) Degree
7 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.17%) CCNA
9 2 (1.72%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.86%) MCITP
10 1 (0.86%) MCSE
10 1 (0.86%) MCTS
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) MiFID
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) XenApp
2 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) Avaya
2 41 (35.34%) Cisco
3 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 18 (15.52%) Nortel
5 15 (12.93%) Juniper
6 14 (12.07%) Panasonic
7 12 (10.34%) NEC
7 12 (10.34%) Samsung
8 11 (9.48%) Mitel
8 11 (9.48%) Toshiba
9 6 (5.17%) Siemens
10 5 (4.31%) Citrix
10 5 (4.31%) Polycom
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle
11 3 (2.59%) SAP
11 3 (2.59%) Sonus
12 2 (1.72%) Genesys
12 2 (1.72%) NICE Systems
12 2 (1.72%) Red Box
12 2 (1.72%) Verint
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