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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 575 624 571
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -53
Contract jobs citing PBX 61 40 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.069% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.51% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 44
Median daily rate £350 £388 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £252
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +48.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.25 £15.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.30% +3.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £15.38

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
8132 7895 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.44% 13.67% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4960 4557 4738
Median daily rate £400 £387 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 539 480
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +45 58 £350 -12.50% 17
South East +29 23 £325 -23.52% 5
London +11 16 £475 +18.75% 7
Berkshire +14 8 £205 -51.76% 2
Surrey - 8 - - 1
Camberley - 7 - - 1
North West +10 6 £310 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £350 -
City of London +24 5 £438 -20.45%
Yorkshire +19 5 £350 -15.15%
West Midlands -14 5 - - 1
Manchester - 5 £310 - 1
Crawley - 4 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Reading +14 3 - - 2
Newbury - 3 - -
East of England +12 2 - - 2
Essex +3 2 - - 1
Chelmsford -1 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £350 -
Hampshire +13 1 - - 2
Leeds +9 1 - -
West Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Scotland +4 1 £158 -37.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £725 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (42.15%) Cisco
2 49 (40.50%) VoIP
2 49 (40.50%) Telecoms
3 48 (39.67%) Skype for Business
4 44 (36.36%) Avaya
5 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
6 32 (26.45%) Skype
7 26 (21.49%) Windows
8 25 (20.66%) LAN
9 23 (19.01%) Active Directory
10 22 (18.18%) WAN
10 22 (18.18%) Migration
11 21 (17.36%) IVR
11 21 (17.36%) Unified Communications
11 21 (17.36%) Windows Server
12 20 (16.53%) Firewall
12 20 (16.53%) H.323
13 19 (15.70%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (15.70%) PABX
14 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
15 16 (13.22%) Nortel
16 15 (12.40%) SQL
16 15 (12.40%) Mitel
16 15 (12.40%) Data Centre
17 14 (11.57%) Samsung
17 14 (11.57%) XMPP
17 14 (11.57%) Panasonic
17 14 (11.57%) CCNP
18 13 (10.74%) VPN
18 13 (10.74%) CTI

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 48 (39.67%) Skype for Business
2 9 (7.44%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.13%) CMS
5 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Yammer
4 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.50%) VoIP
2 32 (26.45%) Skype
3 25 (20.66%) LAN
4 22 (18.18%) WAN
5 21 (17.36%) Unified Communications
6 20 (16.53%) Firewall
6 20 (16.53%) H.323
7 19 (15.70%) PABX
8 13 (10.74%) CTI
8 13 (10.74%) VPN
9 12 (9.92%) RTP
10 11 (9.09%) LDAP
11 9 (7.44%) LTE
12 8 (6.61%) Asterisk PBX
12 8 (6.61%) Diameter Protocol
12 8 (6.61%) GSM
12 8 (6.61%) RANAP
12 8 (6.61%) UMTS
13 7 (5.79%) BGP
13 7 (5.79%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) GCC
1 8 (6.61%) GDB
1 8 (6.61%) Subversion
1 8 (6.61%) Trac
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (40.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 8 (6.61%) Banking
4 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.13%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) German Language
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (16.53%) Telecoms Engineer
2 12 (9.92%) Architect
3 11 (9.09%) Analyst
3 11 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 11 (9.09%) PBX Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.61%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Designer
5 8 (6.61%) Field Telecoms Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Consultant
6 7 (5.79%) Network Designer
7 6 (4.96%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Voice Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Business Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) XMPP
2 8 (6.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (6.61%) STL
3 2 (1.65%) COM
3 2 (1.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.83%) CCXML
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) RFC 2833
4 1 (0.83%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) IVR
2 15 (12.40%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.13%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.48%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.48%) BYOD
8 2 (1.65%) Handset
8 2 (1.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.49%) Windows
2 21 (17.36%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.74%) Linux
4 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) Migration
2 11 (9.09%) ITIL
2 11 (9.09%) Project Management
3 8 (6.61%) Cross-Platform Development
3 8 (6.61%) High Availability
3 8 (6.61%) OO
3 8 (6.61%) Software Engineering
4 5 (4.13%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (4.13%) Information Retrieval
5 4 (3.31%) CRM
6 3 (2.48%) Business Analysis
6 3 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (2.48%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.48%) Service Management
6 3 (2.48%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (1.65%) Email Filtering
7 2 (1.65%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.40%) SQL
2 8 (6.61%) C++
3 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.70%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.57%) CCNP
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.26%) Degree
5 8 (6.61%) CCNA
5 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.79%) CCDP
7 5 (4.13%) CCIE
8 4 (3.31%) CCVP
9 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.48%) MCITP
9 3 (2.48%) MCTS
10 2 (1.65%) MCSE
10 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.65%) PMP
11 1 (0.83%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (19.01%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.31%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (3.31%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.65%) SCSM
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (42.15%) Cisco
2 44 (36.36%) Avaya
3 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.22%) Nortel
5 15 (12.40%) Mitel
6 14 (11.57%) Panasonic
6 14 (11.57%) Samsung
7 13 (10.74%) NEC
7 13 (10.74%) Toshiba
8 9 (7.44%) Polycom
9 8 (6.61%) VMware
10 6 (4.96%) Siemens
11 5 (4.13%) Citrix
11 5 (4.13%) HP
11 5 (4.13%) Oracle
12 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (2.48%) Sonus
13 2 (1.65%) Infor
13 2 (1.65%) Speakerbus
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