Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 342 382
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 -36
Contract jobs citing PBX 29 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.26% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.36% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
South East median daily rate £318 £384 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.32% -18.82% +30.48%
10th Percentile £149 £238 £206
90th Percentile £523 £488 £538
England median daily rate £325 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 0
South East median hourly rate £26.25 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.98% - -
England median hourly rate £15.69 £34.70 £16.25
% change year-on-year -54.78% +113.54% -4.36%

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 2922 3169 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.50% 18.93% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1804 1905
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 221 245
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.10 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

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

PBX
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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PBX in the South East

PBX
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

PBX
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 18 November 2017. 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
Surrey -16 16 £500 - 1
Thames Valley -17 9 £273 -38.76% 5
Oxfordshire - 6 £260 - 1
Berkshire -6 2 £450 +1.12%
Hampshire +13 1 £500 +26.34% 2
West Sussex -6 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 4
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 23 (79.31%) VoIP
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 14 (48.28%) RTP
3 14 (48.28%) Asterisk PBX
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) UMTS
5 10 (34.48%) DNS
5 10 (34.48%) OO
5 10 (34.48%) GSM
5 10 (34.48%) C++
5 10 (34.48%) STL
5 10 (34.48%) Firewall
5 10 (34.48%) Subversion
5 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
5 10 (34.48%) RANAP
5 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
5 10 (34.48%) GGSN
5 10 (34.48%) SGSN
5 10 (34.48%) Multithreading
5 10 (34.48%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (34.48%) Trac
5 10 (34.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (34.48%) GCC
5 10 (34.48%) GDB
5 10 (34.48%) LTE
5 10 (34.48%) MGW
5 10 (34.48%) Cross-Platform Development

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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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) VoIP
2 14 (48.28%) Asterisk PBX
2 14 (48.28%) RTP
3 10 (34.48%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (34.48%) DNS
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) GGSN
3 10 (34.48%) GSM
3 10 (34.48%) LTE
3 10 (34.48%) MGW
3 10 (34.48%) RANAP
3 10 (34.48%) SGSN
3 10 (34.48%) UMTS
3 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 5 (17.24%) CTI
6 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.24%) VLAN
6 5 (17.24%) VPN
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) GCC
1 10 (34.48%) GDB
1 10 (34.48%) Subversion
1 10 (34.48%) Trac
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
General
1 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Billing
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms Engineer
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms Software Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Platform Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (34.48%) STL
2 4 (13.79%) JTAPI
2 4 (13.79%) RFC 2833
2 4 (13.79%) TAPI
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) IVR
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Debian
5 4 (13.79%) Fedora
5 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) VMS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Cross-Platform Development
1 10 (34.48%) Multithreading
1 10 (34.48%) OO
1 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Presales
3 4 (13.79%) Process Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) B2C
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCTS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (13.79%) PA-DSS
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) vCenter Server
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.45%) OSSEC
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Citrix
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Avaya
4 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) Qualys
6 2 (6.90%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) Acme Packet
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Polycom
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Sonus