Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 January 2019 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)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 197 213
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 +30
Contract jobs citing PBX 6 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.24% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
North West median daily rate £144 £369 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.02% +27.16% -
10th Percentile £116 £321 £269
90th Percentile £397 £422 £324
England median daily rate £263 £345 £350
% change year-on-year -23.91% -1.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £21.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.64% +17.30% -
10th Percentile £26.00 £18.74 £16.75
90th Percentile £32.00 £25.67 £20.25
England median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -48.78% +182.76%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 763 725 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.50% 13.34% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 470 560
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% -
10th Percentile £206 £169 £213
90th Percentile £550 £596 £576
England median daily rate £425 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.12% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 58 51
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.18 £12.58
90th Percentile £44.80 £43.23 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PBX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PBX in the North West

PBX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PBX in the North West

PBX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PBX in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PBX in the North West

PBX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PBX in the North West

PBX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Manchester -11 3 £133 -67.88% 4
Cheshire +7 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £133 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PBX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PBX.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) CTI
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wyse
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Civica
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) IPFX
3 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

PBX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) CTI
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) ISDN
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Communications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) BYOD
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MOS
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Civica
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) IPFX
1 2 (33.33%) Sophos
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds