The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 Branch Exchange (PBX)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 259 257
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing PBX 11 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.63% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £150 £296 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.36% +91.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £168 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £171
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £300 £320
% change year-on-year -45.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.00% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1338 1738 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.25% 19.33% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 958 880
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 120
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PBX in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PBX in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PBX in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PBX in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PBX within the South East 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
Oxfordshire - 5 £140 -
Surrey - 3 - - 4
Hampshire - 2 £500 -
Berkshire +18 1 £500 +17.64%
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for PBX.

1 20 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 17 (53.13%) VoIP
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) UMTS
3 13 (40.63%) C++
3 13 (40.63%) STL
3 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) OO
3 13 (40.63%) GSM
3 13 (40.63%) RTP
3 13 (40.63%) Subversion
3 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 13 (40.63%) RANAP
3 13 (40.63%) Wireshark
3 13 (40.63%) Multithreading
3 13 (40.63%) LTE
3 13 (40.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (40.63%) Asterisk PBX
3 13 (40.63%) GCC
3 13 (40.63%) GDB
3 13 (40.63%) Trac
3 13 (40.63%) Diameter Protocol
3 13 (40.63%) Cross-Platform Development
4 10 (31.25%) MGW
4 10 (31.25%) GGSN
4 10 (31.25%) SGSN
5 8 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) LAN

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) VoIP
2 13 (40.63%) Asterisk PBX
2 13 (40.63%) Diameter Protocol
2 13 (40.63%) GSM
2 13 (40.63%) LTE
2 13 (40.63%) RANAP
2 13 (40.63%) RTP
2 13 (40.63%) UMTS
2 13 (40.63%) Wireshark
3 10 (31.25%) GGSN
3 10 (31.25%) MGW
3 10 (31.25%) SGSN
4 8 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (21.88%) WAN
6 6 (18.75%) LAN
7 5 (15.63%) ADSL
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
8 3 (9.38%) Skype
9 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) GCC
1 13 (40.63%) GDB
1 13 (40.63%) Subversion
1 13 (40.63%) Trac
General
1 20 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) C++ Software Engineer
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Server Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Support
3 4 (12.50%) Server Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) SOC Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (40.63%) STL
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) JMS
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.50%) IVR
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) PDA
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Cross-Platform Development
1 13 (40.63%) Multithreading
1 13 (40.63%) OO
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) High Availability
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.25%) Line Management
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.13%) People Management
4 1 (3.13%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Product Management
4 1 (3.13%) SDLC
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Service Design
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCDA
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (3.13%) CCVP
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.13%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) Netcool
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) Sophos
3 3 (9.38%) Avaya
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Nortel
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Altiris
5 1 (3.13%) Amdocs
5 1 (3.13%) Cramer
5 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) NEC
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Panasonic
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Toshiba
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago