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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 513 496 473
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs citing PBX 66 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.04% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 31
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£313 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £280 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% +40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £16.05 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £144.00 £27.00 £11.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+142.42% +37.50%

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
7559 6567 6800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.57% 13.11% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3366 3311
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 372 568
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -16 59 £350 -17.64% 28
London +6 25 £363 -23.68% 11
South East -34 17 £338 -28.94% 7
Berkshire -12 13 £395 -16.84%
City of London +17 10 £363 +15.90% 3
East of England - 8 £210 - 1
Bracknell +8 7 £358 -
Scotland 0 6 £313 - 1
East Midlands +4 3 £300 -25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £238 -44.11% 1
Reading -6 3 £400 -15.78%
South West -7 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £238 -
Nottingham - 3 £300 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 £238 - 1
Slough 0 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Channel Islands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 63 (47.37%) Cisco
2 58 (43.61%) Telecoms
3 50 (37.59%) VoIP
4 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
5 43 (32.33%) IVR
6 41 (30.83%) WAN
7 40 (30.08%) Windows
8 33 (24.81%) LAN
9 31 (23.31%) ITIL
10 30 (22.56%) IP Telephony
11 28 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 28 (21.05%) Active Directory
12 27 (20.30%) Lync
13 25 (18.80%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (18.05%) Avaya
14 24 (18.05%) Firewall
15 23 (17.29%) CCNA
15 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (16.54%) MS Exchange
17 21 (15.79%) DNS
17 21 (15.79%) Verint
18 19 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (14.29%) TCP/IP
19 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
19 18 (13.53%) WFM
20 17 (12.78%) CMS
20 17 (12.78%) IIS
21 16 (12.03%) HP
21 16 (12.03%) Migration

PBX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 27 (20.30%) Lync
2 22 (16.54%) MS Exchange
3 17 (12.78%) CMS
3 17 (12.78%) IIS
4 15 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (9.77%) Office Communications Server
6 12 (9.02%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.01%) Live Communications Server
8 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.50%) Apache
11 1 (0.75%) GroupWise
Applications
1 28 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.02%) Office 365
3 3 (2.26%) PaaS
3 3 (2.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (37.59%) VoIP
2 41 (30.83%) WAN
3 33 (24.81%) LAN
4 30 (22.56%) IP Telephony
5 24 (18.05%) Firewall
6 21 (15.79%) DNS
7 19 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 14 (10.53%) ISDN
9 13 (9.77%) VLAN
9 13 (9.77%) Unified Communications
10 11 (8.27%) PSTN
10 11 (8.27%) Broadband
10 11 (8.27%) VPN
11 9 (6.77%) SAN
12 8 (6.02%) LDAP
12 8 (6.02%) MPLS
13 7 (5.26%) BGP
13 7 (5.26%) SSL
13 7 (5.26%) VPLS
13 7 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Subversion
1 2 (1.50%) Selenium
1 2 (1.50%) PHPUnit
1 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.75%) Hudson
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 58 (43.61%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.28%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Legal
4 4 (3.01%) Billing
5 3 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.05%) Analyst
2 12 (9.02%) Network Engineer
3 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
3 11 (8.27%) Designer
4 10 (7.52%) VoIP Engineer
5 9 (6.77%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Administrator
7 6 (4.51%) Network Support
7 6 (4.51%) Network Administrator
8 5 (3.76%) Consultant
8 5 (3.76%) Telephony Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (3.01%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Telephony Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) VoIP Specialist
10 3 (2.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) HTML
2 4 (3.01%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.01%) JSP
3 2 (1.50%) LAMP
3 2 (1.50%) jQuery
3 2 (1.50%) SOAP
3 2 (1.50%) REST
4 1 (0.75%) Flash
4 1 (0.75%) Symfony
4 1 (0.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (32.33%) IVR
2 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.77%) Clustering
4 11 (8.27%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.51%) Machine to Machine
6 5 (3.76%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.26%) PKI
9 2 (1.50%) Animation
9 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.50%) Open Source
10 1 (0.75%) FMCG
10 1 (0.75%) User Experience
10 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.75%) GIS
10 1 (0.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.08%) Windows
2 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.02%) Linux
4 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.76%) UNIX
7 3 (2.26%) Android
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.75%) CentOS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) ITIL
2 18 (13.53%) WFM
3 16 (12.03%) Migration
4 14 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 10 (7.52%) Project Management
6 9 (6.77%) Load Balancing
6 9 (6.77%) Business Continuity
7 8 (6.02%) Asset Management
7 8 (6.02%) Service Management
7 8 (6.02%) Telemarketing
8 7 (5.26%) Network Design
8 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.51%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.51%) Process Management
9 6 (4.51%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (4.51%) Business Performance Management
9 6 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.51%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.51%) eTOM
9 6 (4.51%) Customer Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.02%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.77%) SQL
3 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.50%) PHP
4 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (18.80%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (17.29%) CCNA
3 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
4 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (8.27%) CCNP
6 10 (7.52%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.52%) Degree
7 9 (6.77%) MCSE
8 6 (4.51%) MCITP
9 4 (3.01%) MCSA
9 4 (3.01%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.50%) MCTS
10 2 (1.50%) CCIE
10 2 (1.50%) PMP
10 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.75%) VCP4
11 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.75%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.27%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.02%) vSphere
4 6 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.26%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.26%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.50%) NFS
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.26%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (47.37%) Cisco
2 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.05%) Avaya
4 21 (15.79%) Verint
5 16 (12.03%) HP
6 13 (9.77%) Nortel
7 10 (7.52%) Siemens
8 7 (5.26%) Juniper
8 7 (5.26%) Mitel
9 6 (4.51%) VMware
9 6 (4.51%) BT
10 5 (3.76%) Lotus
11 4 (3.01%) Spiceworks
12 3 (2.26%) Genesys
12 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.26%) Adobe
12 3 (2.26%) Citrix
12 3 (2.26%) Dell
12 3 (2.26%) Polycom
13 2 (1.50%) Zend
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