Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PBX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PBX over the 6 months to 19 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 152 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - -
Contract jobs citing PBX 6 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Manchester median daily rate £163 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.67% - -
North West median daily rate £163 £300 £555
% change year-on-year -45.67% -45.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £21.78 - -
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.73% - -

PBX 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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 384 573 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.17% 16.23% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 330 260
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £205 £205
90th Percentile £538 £545 £513
North West median daily rate £390 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% -10.53%

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing PBX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PBX in Manchester

PBX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PBX in Manchester

PBX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PBX in Manchester

PBX
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Rochdale - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
PBX
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PBX.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Smartphone
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) NHS
5 2 (33.33%) ISDN
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (16.67%) Blackberry

PBX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) BYOD
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle