The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing PBX 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.96% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £300 £310
% change year-on-year -45.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £26.11
% change year-on-year +260.00% -52.12%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 139 209 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.22% 24.16% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 111 54
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

PBX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PBX in Reading

PBX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PBX in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for PBX.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CTI
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) CCVP
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

PBX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) CTI
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel