The table below looks at the statistics for PABX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PABX over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 125 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing PABX 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.70% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £256
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.89% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -49.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
422 285 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.52% 12.00% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 123 122
Average daily rate £345 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 39
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

PABX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PABX across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PABX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PABX
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PABX across the West Midlands region.

PABX Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PABX
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PABX across the West Midlands region.

PABX Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PABX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - - - -
Solihull - - - -
PABX
England

PABX
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PABX 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 PABX.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) XMPP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) VXML
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

PABX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PABX 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 PABX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) VXML
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware