Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 826 802
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24 +12
Contract jobs citing PABX 19 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.051% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 33
England median daily rate £375 £308 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -23.13% +60.00%
10th Percentile £261 £148 £250
90th Percentile £401 £438 £469
UK median daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
England median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -30.56% +12.50%
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -30.56% +12.50%

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 12306 15734 15052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.95% 15.50% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7400 9698 8529
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 700 696 855
England median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.08% +21.95% +13.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £25.00 £20.55
% change year-on-year -21.75% +21.65% +8.16%

PABX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PABX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 15 £375 -9.09%
South West -6 2 £388 +29.17%
South East +23 1 - -
PABX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 13 (68.42%) Avaya
2 8 (42.11%) VoIP
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Nortel
3 7 (36.84%) SNMP
3 7 (36.84%) Wireless
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) PBX
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) MPLS
6 4 (21.05%) OSPF
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) BT
6 4 (21.05%) Symposium
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
6 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
6 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (21.05%) Meraki

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 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) VoIP
2 7 (36.84%) SNMP
2 7 (36.84%) Wireless
3 5 (26.32%) PBX
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) Symposium
4 4 (21.05%) VLAN
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (15.79%) 3G
5 3 (15.79%) 4G
5 3 (15.79%) BGP
5 3 (15.79%) DSL
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) IPv4
5 3 (15.79%) IPv6
5 3 (15.79%) L2TP
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Avaya Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Support
2 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Support
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya Field Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Mitel Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) CentOS
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Avaya
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Nortel
4 4 (21.05%) BT
4 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Meraki
4 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
5 3 (15.79%) Aerohive Networks
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Cyberoam
5 3 (15.79%) Draytek
5 3 (15.79%) Ericsson
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Mitel
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) RightFax
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) Siemens
6 2 (10.53%) Toshiba