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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 587 602 581
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing PBX 58 60 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 31
Median daily rate £413 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.50 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £14.50 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - £23.24

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
8434 8162 8231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.61% 13.93% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5137 4647 4444
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 532 458
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +13 57 £400 +3.22% 15
London -18 23 £475 +18.75% 3
South East +22 14 £205 -52.46% 8
City of London +25 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Berkshire +15 9 £205 -52.46%
North West +25 7 £310 -44.14% 2
Yorkshire +8 6 £350 -15.15%
Manchester - 6 £310 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Surrey - 4 - - 4
Reading +15 3 - -
Camberley - 3 - - 2
East of England +12 2 £300 -
Essex 0 2 £300 -17.24%
West Midlands -25 2 - - 1
Sheffield - 2 £350 -
South West +12 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Hampshire +10 1 - - 1
Chelmsford +2 1 - -
North East -15 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £205 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 £450 -

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (42.11%) Cisco
2 46 (40.35%) Skype for Business
3 41 (35.96%) VoIP
4 39 (34.21%) Avaya
5 38 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 35 (30.70%) Microsoft
7 30 (26.32%) Skype
8 29 (25.44%) Windows
9 25 (21.93%) WAN
9 25 (21.93%) LAN
10 24 (21.05%) Windows Server
11 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
11 23 (20.18%) Migration
12 22 (19.30%) IVR
13 21 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (17.54%) Firewall
15 19 (16.67%) Finance
16 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
17 17 (14.91%) CCNP
17 17 (14.91%) H.323
17 17 (14.91%) Unified Communications
17 17 (14.91%) PABX
18 16 (14.04%) Nortel
19 15 (13.16%) VPN
20 14 (12.28%) XMPP
20 14 (12.28%) SQL
20 14 (12.28%) Data Centre
21 13 (11.40%) Project Management
21 13 (11.40%) Panasonic
21 13 (11.40%) Computer Science

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 46 (40.35%) Skype for Business
2 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.51%) CMS
4 4 (3.51%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.75%) IIS
6 2 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) Yammer
4 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.96%) VoIP
2 30 (26.32%) Skype
3 25 (21.93%) LAN
3 25 (21.93%) WAN
4 20 (17.54%) Firewall
5 17 (14.91%) H.323
5 17 (14.91%) PABX
5 17 (14.91%) Unified Communications
6 15 (13.16%) VPN
7 11 (9.65%) CTI
7 11 (9.65%) LDAP
7 11 (9.65%) RTP
8 10 (8.77%) BGP
9 8 (7.02%) DNS
9 8 (7.02%) Internet
9 8 (7.02%) Structured Cabling
9 8 (7.02%) X.21
10 7 (6.14%) MPLS
10 7 (6.14%) PSTN
11 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) GCC
1 4 (3.51%) GDB
1 4 (3.51%) Subversion
1 4 (3.51%) Trac
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (16.67%) Finance
3 11 (9.65%) Banking
4 8 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.51%) Retail
6 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (13.16%) Telecoms Engineer
2 13 (11.40%) Analyst
3 10 (8.77%) Field Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Architect
4 9 (7.89%) PBX Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Field Telecoms Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.14%) Voice Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Business Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Designer
6 6 (5.26%) Network Designer
6 6 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Project Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) XMPP
2 4 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (3.51%) STL
3 2 (1.75%) COM
3 2 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) IVR
2 14 (12.28%) Data Centre
3 13 (11.40%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.63%) BYOD
6 3 (2.63%) PKI
6 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.88%) Handset
8 1 (0.88%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.88%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.44%) Windows
2 24 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Migration
2 13 (11.40%) Project Management
3 8 (7.02%) High Availability
4 7 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.14%) ITIL
5 6 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (5.26%) Information Retrieval
6 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (3.51%) Cross-Platform Development
6 4 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (3.51%) OO
6 4 (3.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.51%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.63%) Business Analysis
7 3 (2.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (2.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 2 (1.75%) Email Filtering
8 2 (1.75%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.28%) SQL
2 4 (3.51%) C++
3 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.91%) CCNP
3 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.77%) Degree
5 9 (7.89%) CCNA
5 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.02%) CCDP
7 6 (5.26%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.63%) CCIE
8 3 (2.63%) CCVP
8 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.75%) MCITP
9 2 (1.75%) MCTS
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.88%) MCSE
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (42.11%) Cisco
2 39 (34.21%) Avaya
3 35 (30.70%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.04%) Nortel
5 13 (11.40%) Panasonic
6 12 (10.53%) Samsung
7 11 (9.65%) NEC
7 11 (9.65%) Toshiba
8 9 (7.89%) Polycom
9 8 (7.02%) Mitel
10 6 (5.26%) Juniper
10 6 (5.26%) Siemens
10 6 (5.26%) VMware
11 5 (4.39%) Citrix
11 5 (4.39%) Oracle
12 4 (3.51%) Genesys
12 4 (3.51%) HP
13 3 (2.63%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.63%) SAP
13 3 (2.63%) Sonus
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