The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PABX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PABX over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Private Automatic Branch Exchange
UK
Rank 578 621 598
Rank change year-on-year +43 -23  
Contract jobs citing PABX 15 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.043% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 15
Median daily rate £275 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £388 £288
% change year-on-year -29.03% +34.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00

PABX 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6617 7870 7816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.79% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4077 4695 4260
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 338 430
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +14.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

PABX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PABX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for PABX in the UK

PABX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PABX in the UK

PABX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PABX over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PABX in the UK

PABX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PABX in the UK

PABX
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +24 9 £394 +1.61% 2
London +34 5 £400 -
Scotland +24 5 £249 -13.39%
Glasgow +5 4 £249 +66.00%
City of London - 2 - -
Berkshire +25 1 - -
Edinburgh +17 1 £150 -64.70%
South East +16 1 - -
Bristol +1 1 £388 -
South West 0 1 £388 +8.77% 1
East Midlands -5 1 £275 -29.03%
County Antrim -20 1 £275 -
Belfast -20 1 £275 -
Northern Ireland -23 1 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £275 -

PABX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PABX 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 PABX.

1 12 (40.00%) VoIP
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (26.67%) WAN
4 8 (26.67%) Avaya
4 8 (26.67%) PBX
4 8 (26.67%) Skype for Business
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) Nortel
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Office 365
6 5 (16.67%) Mitel
7 4 (13.33%) DMS-100
7 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (13.33%) Replication
7 4 (13.33%) Firewall
7 4 (13.33%) Wireless
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (13.33%) Skype
7 4 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.00%) DPNSS

PABX
Top Related 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 8 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) VoIP
2 8 (26.67%) PBX
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) DMS-100
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) Skype
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) DPNSS
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) PSTN
4 3 (10.00%) Q.931
4 3 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (6.67%) Broadband
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) ISDN
5 2 (6.67%) NGN
6 1 (3.33%) Softswitch
6 1 (3.33%) WebEx
General
1 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) IP Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 3 (10.00%) PABX Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cabling Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Call Centre Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Handset
3 2 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) ISMS
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Security Management
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Avaya
3 6 (20.00%) Nortel
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Mitel
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) BroadSoft
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) NEC
6 2 (6.67%) Panasonic
6 2 (6.67%) Samsung
6 2 (6.67%) Siemens
6 2 (6.67%) Toshiba
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (3.33%) Cyberoam
7 1 (3.33%) GENBAND
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Kaseya
7 1 (3.33%) Meraki