Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 200 229
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 +7
Contract jobs citing PBX 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.089% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.61% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
North West median daily rate £370 £163 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +126.99% -47.42% -44.14%
10th Percentile £197 £161 £212
90th Percentile £466 £285 £329
England median daily rate £250 £340 £400
% change year-on-year -26.47% -15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £15.69 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.83% -15.19% -
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.35 £16.75
90th Percentile £32.00 £16.04 £20.25
England median hourly rate £28.50 £14.41 £12.50
% change year-on-year +97.85% +15.24% -30.56%

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 824 822 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.92% 14.71% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 492 617
North West median daily rate £398 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £180 £213
90th Percentile £554 £543 £575
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 60 57
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% -0.97% -5.44%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.10 £53.04 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 -16 7 £370 +126.99% 4
Cheshire -16 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £133 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) VLAN
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
3 5 (50.00%) VLAN
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) DMZ
6 1 (10.00%) MD110
6 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (10.00%) BYOD
5 1 (10.00%) iPad
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Informatics
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MOS
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) Nortel
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) VMware