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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
Rank 147 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing PBX 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.030% 0.081% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - £23.24
PBX
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
465 272 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.14% 10.99% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 144 224
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PBX.

1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) X.21
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) PABX

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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) X.21
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Lync Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) PABX Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) PBX Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft