Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 348 347
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +44
Contract jobs citing PBX 18 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.75% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
South East median daily rate £313 £260 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.19% -30.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £145 £140 £198
90th Percentile £615 £500 £470
England median daily rate £250 £365 £400
% change year-on-year -31.55% -8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 19
South East median hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.38% -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £15.05 £15.50
% change year-on-year +92.72% -2.92% -4.62%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,637 2,813 3,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.16% 17.32% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,389 1,552 1,799
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 150 217
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -25.47% +7.33%
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.00 £46.02 £48.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

PBX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PBX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PBX in the South East

PBX
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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 6 months to 20 October 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
Hampshire -10 9 £200 -60.00% 2
Thames Valley -2 7 £295 +47.50% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £425 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £155 -22.50%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South East region with a requirement for PBX.

1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) VoIP
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (27.78%) Skype
5 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Avaya
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (16.67%) VoWiFi
7 3 (16.67%) Video on Demand
7 3 (16.67%) VSAT
7 3 (16.67%) Mitel
7 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (16.67%) IPTV
7 3 (16.67%) CCTV
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) MPLS
8 2 (11.11%) OSPF
8 2 (11.11%) BGP

PBX
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 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) VoIP
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) Skype
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) VoWiFi
5 3 (16.67%) VSAT
6 2 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) NetScreen
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) SMTP
6 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 2 (11.11%) WAAS
6 2 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) PBX Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Telephony Support
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) CCTV
2 3 (16.67%) IPTV
2 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (16.67%) Video on Demand
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCDA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CCVP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Samba
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Avaya
4 3 (16.67%) Mitel
4 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Nortel
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix