The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PBX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PBX over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 116 133
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17  
Contract jobs citing PBX 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.31% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £306
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £40.00

PBX is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 610 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.57% 24.58% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 286 336
Median daily rate £413 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PBX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for PBX in Berkshire

PBX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PBX in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PBX in Berkshire

PBX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PBX in Berkshire

PBX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Newbury - 2 - -
Reading +16 1 £425 -5.55%
PBX
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PBX.

1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 8 (61.54%) IVR
2 8 (61.54%) PSTN
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) CTI
2 8 (61.54%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (53.85%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) High Availability
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (23.08%) Nortel
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) CCIE
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (15.38%) Release Management
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (7.69%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (7.69%) Samsung
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Mentoring

PBX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (61.54%) CTI
1 8 (61.54%) PSTN
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) H.323
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) PABX
4 1 (7.69%) QSIG
4 1 (7.69%) SCCP
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Telnet
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) PBX Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) BSS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) BSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) OSS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Trainee
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) JMS
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) eTOM
7 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
7 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) People Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (7.69%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (7.69%) Netcool
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Nortel
3 1 (7.69%) Amdocs
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Cramer
3 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NEC
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Panasonic
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Samsung
3 1 (7.69%) Toshiba