The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 March 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 125 123
Contract jobs citing PBX 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.58% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £425 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £300
% change year-on-year +14.28% +2.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £40.00

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 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 202 380 356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.50% 14.65% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 201 172
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £30.40 £29.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PBX in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PBX in Scotland