Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 306 364
Rank change year-on-year -46 +58 -4
Contract jobs citing PBX 24 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.59% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 17
South East median daily rate £325 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +41.67% -22.58%
10th Percentile £128 £283 £158
90th Percentile £528 £507 £481
England median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.51% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +215.38% -
England median hourly rate £21.70 £41.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -47.07% +215.38% -62.86%

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 2,599 2,949 3,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.52% 19.11% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,334 1,705 2,079
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £180 £214 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 186 205
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -40.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.75 £11.88
90th Percentile £51.80 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.51 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.26% -14.00% +13.64%

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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

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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 6 months to 26 April 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PBX in the South East over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 April 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
Surrey -46 11 £563 +87.50% 2
Thames Valley -16 6 £463 +8.82% 4
Berkshire -12 5 £463 +8.82% 3
Hampshire -13 3 £135 -70.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -19 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 18 (75.00%) VoIP
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (41.67%) RTP
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 7 (29.17%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Subversion
7 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (25.00%) RANAP
7 6 (25.00%) SGSN
7 6 (25.00%) OO
7 6 (25.00%) C++
7 6 (25.00%) STL
7 6 (25.00%) GSM
7 6 (25.00%) UMTS
7 6 (25.00%) GCC
7 6 (25.00%) GDB
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) LTE
7 6 (25.00%) MGW
7 6 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (25.00%) Trac
7 6 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
8 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business

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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 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) VoIP
2 10 (41.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (41.67%) RTP
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (25.00%) GSM
4 6 (25.00%) LTE
4 6 (25.00%) MGW
4 6 (25.00%) RANAP
4 6 (25.00%) SGSN
4 6 (25.00%) UMTS
5 5 (20.83%) CTI
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 5 (20.83%) HTTP
5 5 (20.83%) HTTPS
5 5 (20.83%) PSTN
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) IPsec
6 4 (16.67%) Softphone
6 4 (16.67%) SSH
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) GCC
1 6 (25.00%) GDB
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Trac
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Architect
1 4 (16.67%) Platform Architect
1 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 3 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Network Support
2 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (25.00%) STL
2 4 (16.67%) JTAPI
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
2 4 (16.67%) RFC 2833
2 4 (16.67%) TAPI
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) IVR
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Debian
4 4 (16.67%) Fedora
4 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 6 (25.00%) OO
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Presales
3 4 (16.67%) Process Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNA
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCTS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) CCDA
3 1 (4.17%) CCVP
3 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.67%) PA-DSS
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) Avaya
5 3 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) Mitel
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Polycom
7 1 (4.17%) Acme Packet
7 1 (4.17%) Aruba
7 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
7 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) Sonus