Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 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 Branch Exchange (PBX)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 209 236
Rank change year-on-year +14 +27 -34
Contract jobs citing PBX 9 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.16% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.06% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
North West median daily rate £369 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.16% - -
England median daily rate £340 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £41.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -48.78% +182.76% -20.55%

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 738 947 1,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.53% 15.39% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 576 678
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £170 £213 £213
90th Percentile £592 £575 £550
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 109
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +4.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.15 £43.75 £42.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 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 18 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
Manchester +9 8 £413 +42.24% 7
Cheshire +1 1 £325 -
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for PBX.

1 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 6 (66.67%) Time Management
4 5 (55.56%) NHS
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) PABX
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Skype
6 1 (11.11%) BYOD
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
6 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
6 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (11.11%) PMO
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) PABX
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Support
2 4 (44.44%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 5 (55.56%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) BYOD
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Avaya
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle