The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
London / City of London
Rank 150 158 184
Rank change year-on-year +8 +26  
Contract jobs citing PBX 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.030% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 0.26% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Median daily rate £198 £625 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.40% +78.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £625 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 346 392 684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.42% 11.79% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 291 501
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

PBX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PBX in the City of London

PBX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PBX in the City of London

PBX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for PBX.

1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) PABX
4 2 (28.57%) NICE Systems
4 2 (28.57%) NGN
4 2 (28.57%) Handset
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Mitel
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (28.57%) Broadband
4 2 (28.57%) ISDN
4 2 (28.57%) PSTN
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Siemens
4 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA

PBX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) Broadband
2 2 (28.57%) ISDN
2 2 (28.57%) NGN
2 2 (28.57%) PABX
2 2 (28.57%) PSTN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Mitel Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Recording Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Mitel
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) NICE Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Siemens
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft