Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Asterisk PBX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Asterisk PBX over the 6 months to 22 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.

Digium Asterisk
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 881 888
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7 -33
Contract jobs citing Asterisk PBX 21 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
UK median daily rate £475 £351 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.52% +16.45% -14.00%
10th Percentile £393 £350 £161
90th Percentile £618 £351 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 0
UK median hourly rate £14.41 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.87% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.41 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -64.87% - -

Asterisk 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14146 16349 15656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 15.51% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8603 9874 9060
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 1012
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -27.84% +19.23% +4.84%

Asterisk PBX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Asterisk PBX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Asterisk PBX in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Asterisk PBX in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Asterisk PBX over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Asterisk PBX in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Asterisk PBX in the UK

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Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Asterisk PBX within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
UK excluding London +35 21 £475 - 9
England +17 20 £475 +35.52% 10
South East +8 14 £625 - 4
Midlands - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
North of England +71 2 £450 - 5
North West +13 2 £450 - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Asterisk PBX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Asterisk PBX.

1 21 (100.00%) VoIP
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
3 18 (85.71%) PBX
4 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
5 15 (71.43%) Linux
6 14 (66.67%) GSM
6 14 (66.67%) RTP
7 11 (52.38%) DNS
8 10 (47.62%) UMTS
8 10 (47.62%) OO
8 10 (47.62%) C++
8 10 (47.62%) STL
8 10 (47.62%) Subversion
8 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
8 10 (47.62%) RANAP
8 10 (47.62%) Wireshark
8 10 (47.62%) GGSN
8 10 (47.62%) SGSN
8 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
8 10 (47.62%) LTE
8 10 (47.62%) MGW
8 10 (47.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (47.62%) GCC
8 10 (47.62%) GDB
8 10 (47.62%) Trac
8 10 (47.62%) Diameter Protocol
8 10 (47.62%) Cross-Platform Development
9 8 (38.10%) LDAP
10 7 (33.33%) Firewall
11 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi

Asterisk PBX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (19.05%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) VoIP
2 18 (85.71%) PBX
3 14 (66.67%) GSM
3 14 (66.67%) RTP
4 11 (52.38%) DNS
5 10 (47.62%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (47.62%) GGSN
5 10 (47.62%) LTE
5 10 (47.62%) MGW
5 10 (47.62%) RANAP
5 10 (47.62%) SGSN
5 10 (47.62%) UMTS
5 10 (47.62%) Wireshark
6 8 (38.10%) LDAP
7 7 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) MPLS
8 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (23.81%) PABX
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
10 4 (19.05%) CTI
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) GCC
1 10 (47.62%) GDB
1 10 (47.62%) Subversion
1 10 (47.62%) Trac
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Metasploit
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Platform Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Officer
5 1 (4.76%) ICT Officer
5 1 (4.76%) ICT Support Officer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (47.62%) STL
2 4 (19.05%) JTAPI
2 4 (19.05%) LAMP
2 4 (19.05%) RFC 2833
2 4 (19.05%) TAPI
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Debian
3 4 (19.05%) Fedora
3 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Cross-Platform Development
1 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
1 10 (47.62%) OO
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (19.05%) Coaching
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Line Management
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 4 (19.05%) Presales
3 4 (19.05%) Process Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security Management
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) iptables
1 4 (19.05%) Postfix
1 4 (19.05%) Samba
1 4 (19.05%) Squid
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (19.05%) Nessus
1 4 (19.05%) Nmap
1 4 (19.05%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.52%) Cacti
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) OpenNMS
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) RANCID
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) NEC
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Brocade
3 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
3 2 (9.52%) Foundry
3 2 (9.52%) Huawei
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) ZyXEL
4 1 (4.76%) SAP