The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PABX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PABX over the 3 months to 27 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 Automatic Branch Exchange
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 146 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 -  
Contract jobs citing PABX 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.034% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £150 £155 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £288 £400
% change year-on-year -47.82% -28.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -19.35%  

PABX 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 249 570 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.35% 19.39% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 287 118
Median daily rate £360 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 17
Median hourly rate £33.25 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

PABX
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PABX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for PABX in Scotland

PABX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PABX in Scotland

PABX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PABX in Scotland

PABX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Edinburgh +22 1 £150 -3.22%
PABX
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PABX 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PABX.

1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (44.44%) Skype
3 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (33.33%) VSAT
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (22.22%) assyst
5 2 (22.22%) IPTV
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mitel
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management

PABX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Skype
4 3 (33.33%) VSAT
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PABX Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) IPTV
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) VMware