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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PABX over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
Rank 133 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing PABX 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.38% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 2.69% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £143 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £400 £128
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +213.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +6.89%
PABX
England

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
405 334 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.51% 14.09% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 188 142
Median daily rate £363 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.21 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

PABX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PABX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PABX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

PABX Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Warwickshire - 9 £143 -
Staffordshire -6 1 - -
PABX
England

PABX
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PABX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PABX.

1 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Handset
2 6 (60.00%) IVR
3 5 (50.00%) Siemens
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) PBX
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco

PABX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Voice Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Telephony Support
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Communications Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) PABX Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) PBX Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Handset
1 6 (60.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco