The table below looks at the statistics for PBX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 545 536 542
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing PBX 56 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.073% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.54% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 27
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£315 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £298 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +82.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £19.95 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £37.50 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.24 £37.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-38.02% +53.06%

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
7978 7223 9069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.40% 13.58% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4292 3891 4082
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 418 712
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PBX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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 -9 55 £315 -21.25% 18
London +29 28 £288 -30.72% 6
South East +6 18 £425 - 7
City of London +33 8 £285 -28.75% 1
Hampshire - 5 £450 -
Berkshire +4 4 £363 - 2
Surrey -1 4 £425 - 3
Weybridge - 4 £425 -
East of England -17 3 £300 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £360 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £360 -
Luton - 2 £300 -
North West -12 1 - - 1
South West -32 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 £250 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Guildford - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Kenilworth - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PBX 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 PBX.

1 32 (32.99%) Lync
2 31 (31.96%) Avaya
3 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
4 28 (28.87%) VoIP
5 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
6 25 (25.77%) IP Telephony
7 23 (23.71%) Finance
8 19 (19.59%) WAN
9 18 (18.56%) Cisco
9 18 (18.56%) Unified Communications
10 17 (17.53%) DNS
11 16 (16.49%) Project Management
12 14 (14.43%) MPLS
12 14 (14.43%) Windows
13 13 (13.40%) ITIL
14 12 (12.37%) LAN
14 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
14 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
14 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
14 12 (12.37%) Load Balancing
15 11 (11.34%) Firewall
15 11 (11.34%) MS Office
16 10 (10.31%) Mitel
16 10 (10.31%) Banking
16 10 (10.31%) Acme Packet
16 10 (10.31%) Office 365
17 9 (9.28%) Video Conferencing
17 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
17 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
17 9 (9.28%) H.323

PBX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PBX 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 PBX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (32.99%) Lync
2 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.22%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
6 4 (4.12%) Apache
7 3 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.03%) CMS
9 1 (1.03%) nginx
9 1 (1.03%) Confluence
9 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Office
2 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Office 365
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) PaaS
3 3 (3.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.87%) VoIP
2 25 (25.77%) IP Telephony
3 19 (19.59%) WAN
4 18 (18.56%) Unified Communications
5 17 (17.53%) DNS
6 14 (14.43%) MPLS
7 12 (12.37%) LAN
8 11 (11.34%) Firewall
9 9 (9.28%) H.323
10 8 (8.25%) VPN
11 7 (7.22%) Broadband
11 7 (7.22%) Intranet
12 6 (6.19%) LDAP
12 6 (6.19%) Asterisk PBX
13 5 (5.15%) Wireless
14 4 (4.12%) VLAN
14 4 (4.12%) VPLS
14 4 (4.12%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (4.12%) PSTN
14 4 (4.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Selenium
2 4 (4.12%) Mercurial
2 4 (4.12%) PHPUnit
2 4 (4.12%) Hudson
2 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
2 23 (23.71%) Finance
3 10 (10.31%) Banking
4 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (11.34%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.28%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) Communications Manager
3 8 (8.25%) Engineering Manager
4 7 (7.22%) Systems Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Communications Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) IT Trainer
8 3 (3.09%) Consultant
8 3 (3.09%) Trainer
9 2 (2.06%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Zend Framework
1 4 (4.12%) jQuery
1 4 (4.12%) REST
2 1 (1.03%) FFmpeg
2 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (8.25%) IVR
3 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.19%) Clustering
4 6 (6.19%) Open Source
5 3 (3.09%) Handset
5 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.03%) DTV
7 1 (1.03%) MPEG
7 1 (1.03%) Firmware
7 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) UNIX
6 1 (1.03%) VMS
6 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) Project Management
2 13 (13.40%) ITIL
3 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
3 12 (12.37%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.15%) Migration
5 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.12%) Automated Testing
5 4 (4.12%) Usability Testing
5 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
5 4 (4.12%) BDD
6 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.09%) Change Management
6 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.09%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.06%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.15%) C
3 4 (4.12%) C++
3 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.12%) PHP
4 2 (2.06%) SQL
5 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.03%) AWK
5 1 (1.03%) Ruby
5 1 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (7.22%) MCSE
2 6 (6.19%) CCNA
3 5 (5.15%) CCNP
4 4 (4.12%) Avaya Certification
5 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.03%) qmail
4 1 (1.03%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Avaya
2 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.56%) Cisco
4 10 (10.31%) Mitel
4 10 (10.31%) Acme Packet
5 6 (6.19%) Nortel
5 6 (6.19%) Ericsson
6 5 (5.15%) HP
6 5 (5.15%) BT
7 4 (4.12%) Zend
7 4 (4.12%) Polycom
8 3 (3.09%) Juniper
9 2 (2.06%) Genesys
9 2 (2.06%) Wyse
9 2 (2.06%) VMware
9 2 (2.06%) Motorola
9 2 (2.06%) Siemens
9 2 (2.06%) Verint
9 2 (2.06%) Aastra
10 1 (1.03%) Veeam
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