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 3 months to 29 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.

Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PBX 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £160 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +21.73% -4.16%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 197 244 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.91% 13.62% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 129 120
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -16.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Salford - 1 £160 -
PBX
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PBX.

1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) GENBAND
4 2 (40.00%) BroadSoft
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (40.00%) PABX
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (40.00%) PABX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PBX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior PBX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) GENBAND
2 2 (40.00%) BroadSoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco