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 29 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)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 249 255
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6  
Contract jobs citing PBX 21 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 0.83% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Median daily rate £450 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +21.73% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 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 1490 2048 2020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.94% 21.92% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1141 982
Median daily rate £400 £353 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% +2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 105 101
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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

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 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Surrey - 9 - - 1
Hampshire +19 7 £450 - 1
Berkshire +24 4 £425 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
PBX
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 36 (67.92%) Cisco
1 36 (67.92%) Telecoms
2 31 (58.49%) VoIP
3 22 (41.51%) RTP
4 21 (39.62%) UMTS
4 21 (39.62%) C++
4 21 (39.62%) STL
4 21 (39.62%) Linux
4 21 (39.62%) OO
4 21 (39.62%) GSM
4 21 (39.62%) Subversion
4 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
4 21 (39.62%) RANAP
4 21 (39.62%) LTE
4 21 (39.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 21 (39.62%) Asterisk PBX
4 21 (39.62%) GCC
4 21 (39.62%) GDB
4 21 (39.62%) Trac
4 21 (39.62%) Diameter Protocol
4 21 (39.62%) Cross-Platform Development
5 20 (37.74%) High Availability
6 12 (22.64%) Skype for Business
6 12 (22.64%) Unified Communications
6 12 (22.64%) Wireshark
6 12 (22.64%) Multithreading
7 11 (20.75%) IVR
7 11 (20.75%) Skype
8 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
8 10 (18.87%) SLA

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 12 (22.64%) Skype for Business
2 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) VoIP
2 22 (41.51%) RTP
3 21 (39.62%) Asterisk PBX
3 21 (39.62%) Diameter Protocol
3 21 (39.62%) GSM
3 21 (39.62%) LTE
3 21 (39.62%) RANAP
3 21 (39.62%) UMTS
4 12 (22.64%) Unified Communications
4 12 (22.64%) Wireshark
5 11 (20.75%) Skype
6 8 (15.09%) CTI
6 8 (15.09%) PSTN
7 7 (13.21%) GGSN
7 7 (13.21%) MGW
7 7 (13.21%) SGSN
8 6 (11.32%) ISDN
9 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.66%) xDSL
10 2 (3.77%) VPN
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) GCC
1 21 (39.62%) GDB
1 21 (39.62%) Subversion
1 21 (39.62%) Trac
General
1 36 (67.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) C++ Software Engineer
1 21 (39.62%) Software Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 4 (7.55%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Voice Specialist
4 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Product Development Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Product Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Business Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Data Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Design Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) PBX Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) SOC Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (39.62%) STL
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) JMS
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) RFC 2833
2 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) IVR
2 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) PDA
4 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Cross-Platform Development
1 21 (39.62%) OO
1 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
2 20 (37.74%) High Availability
3 12 (22.64%) Multithreading
4 8 (15.09%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.66%) Product Management
8 2 (3.77%) B2B
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) IT Strategy
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.77%) Line Management
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Release Management
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) C++
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) CCNA
2 6 (11.32%) CCNP
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) CCIE
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) AirWatch
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.89%) Netcool
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Cisco
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Nortel
4 2 (3.77%) Avaya
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Altiris
5 1 (1.89%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.89%) Cramer
5 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) NEC
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) Samsung
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) Sonus
5 1 (1.89%) Toshiba
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago