The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PABX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PABX over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Automatic Branch Exchange
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 607 582
Rank change year-on-year +26 -25  
Contract jobs citing PABX 11 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.037% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 21
Median daily rate £300 £394 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +10.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £590 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £388 £356
% change year-on-year -61.29% +9.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00

PABX 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5918 7709 7601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.80% 14.99% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3598 4773 4218
Median daily rate £407 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 296 406
Median hourly rate £24.86 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.38% -5.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.16%  

PABX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PABX in England

PABX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PABX in England

PABX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PABX in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PABX in England

PABX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PABX in England

PABX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
London +33 8 £288 -28.12% 1
South East +12 1 - -
South West +9 1 £388 +16.98%
PABX
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for PABX.

1 12 (48.00%) Avaya
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (32.00%) PBX
4 7 (28.00%) Wireless
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) VoIP
5 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 6 (24.00%) Nortel
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (20.00%) Internet
6 5 (20.00%) CCNP
6 5 (20.00%) HP
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) OSPF
6 5 (20.00%) VLAN
6 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Meraki
7 4 (16.00%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (16.00%) Cyberoam
7 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
7 4 (16.00%) CentOS
7 4 (16.00%) Draytek

PABX
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) PBX
2 7 (28.00%) Wireless
3 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) VoIP
3 6 (24.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) Internet
4 5 (20.00%) OSPF
4 5 (20.00%) VLAN
5 4 (16.00%) BGP
5 4 (16.00%) DMS-100
5 4 (16.00%) MPLS
6 3 (12.00%) 3G
6 3 (12.00%) 4G
6 3 (12.00%) DPNSS
6 3 (12.00%) DSL
6 3 (12.00%) IPsec
6 3 (12.00%) IPv4
6 3 (12.00%) IPv6
6 3 (12.00%) L2TP
6 3 (12.00%) Q.931
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) IP Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Support
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Call Centre Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (8.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) CentOS
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
2 3 (12.00%) ISMS
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Security Management
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Service Design
4 1 (4.00%) SFIA
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Avaya
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) Nortel
4 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) Meraki
4 5 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 4 (16.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (16.00%) Cyberoam
5 4 (16.00%) Draytek
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
6 3 (12.00%) Mitel
7 2 (8.00%) BroadSoft
7 2 (8.00%) Panasonic
7 2 (8.00%) Samsung
7 2 (8.00%) Siemens
7 2 (8.00%) Toshiba