Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 200 228
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 -8
Contract jobs citing PBX 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.092% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 0.63% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
North West median daily rate £375 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -11.54% -
10th Percentile £359 £193 £273
90th Percentile £423 £306 £438
England median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.51% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
North West median hourly rate £21.70 - -
England median hourly rate £21.70 £41.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -47.07% +215.38% -62.86%

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 724 798 1,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.54% 14.69% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 463 647
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -5.45% +13.79%
10th Percentile £187 £234 £235
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 61 60
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £23.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -31.40% +24.40%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.50 £11.93
90th Percentile £37.50 £49.50 £41.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +15.85%

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 23 April 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 -13 9 £375 +30.43% 3
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) VoIP
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 6 (66.67%) Time Management
3 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (55.56%) NHS
5 3 (33.33%) Skype
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) Avaya
7 1 (11.11%) Law
7 1 (11.11%) Legal
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Test Management
7 1 (11.11%) PABX
7 1 (11.11%) Mitel
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Capita
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) PMO

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
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) VoIP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) PABX
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) 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%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 5 (55.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Avaya
1 1 (11.11%) Capita
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Mitel