The table below looks at the statistics for PBX 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 PBX over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 118 111
Contract jobs citing PBX 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.27% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.72% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £306
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+107.69% -67.50%

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
342 257 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.26% 9.92% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 130 128
Median daily rate £363 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 49
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.02 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £25.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

PBX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PBX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PBX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PBX
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PBX Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PBX
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PBX Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PBX.

1 10 (83.33%) Migration
1 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (50.00%) Yammer
2 6 (50.00%) Skype
2 6 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 6 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 6 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (50.00%) Nagios
2 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 6 (50.00%) SCOM
2 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) LDAP
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) VoIP
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory

PBX
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
1 6 (50.00%) OneDrive
1 6 (50.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
1 6 (50.00%) Skype
1 6 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) BGP
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) X.21
3 1 (8.33%) PABX
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Designer
1 5 (41.67%) Network Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 6 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) CCDP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) MCITP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (50.00%) Nagios
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco