Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 812 830
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing PABX 17 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.024% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 10
England median daily rate £215 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.25% +4.92% +27.08%
10th Percentile £161 £225 £269
90th Percentile £414 £500 £533
UK median daily rate £215 £294 £369
% change year-on-year -26.81% -20.34% +22.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
England median hourly rate £13.95 £14.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.20% - -
UK median hourly rate £16.41 £14.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.29% -62.81% +212.50%

PABX is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,599 13,701 13,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.64% 15.15% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,828 8,362 8,077
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.99% +0.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £215 £213
90th Percentile £594 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 625 675 853
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.86 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -19 10 £215 -46.25% 2
Midlands +6 4 - -
West Midlands +3 4 - -
North of England +47 2 £306 +4.26%
North West +17 2 £306 +6.52%
South West - 1 - - 1
PABX
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) PBX
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) MPLS
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (23.53%) NEC
5 4 (23.53%) Samba
5 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
5 4 (23.53%) Nessus
5 4 (23.53%) Nmap
5 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (23.53%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (23.53%) GSM
5 4 (23.53%) SSL
5 4 (23.53%) FTP
5 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Apache

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 (23.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) VoIP
2 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 5 (29.41%) PBX
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) FTP
3 4 (23.53%) GSM
3 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
3 4 (23.53%) LDAP
3 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Network Support
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Ericsson Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) ICT Support
2 2 (11.76%) Support Officer
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) ICT Officer
3 1 (5.88%) ICT Support Officer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Voice Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Handset
3 2 (11.76%) iPhone
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
1 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
1 4 (23.53%) Line Management
1 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) Coaching
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) iptables
1 4 (23.53%) Postfix
1 4 (23.53%) Samba
1 4 (23.53%) Squid
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (23.53%) Nessus
1 4 (23.53%) Nmap
2 2 (11.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) NEC
3 3 (17.65%) Ericsson
3 3 (17.65%) RightFax
3 3 (17.65%) Siemens
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) Samsung
5 1 (5.88%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.88%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel
5 1 (5.88%) Nortel
5 1 (5.88%) VMware