Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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.

Private Automatic Branch Exchange
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 866 875
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 -31
Contract jobs citing PABX 30 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.031% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 14
UK median daily rate £375 £300 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.79% +26.25%
10th Percentile £174 £141 £243
90th Percentile £388 £500 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £288 £373
% change year-on-year -30.43% -22.82% +46.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 4
UK median hourly rate £16.41 £13.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -66.88% +210.08%
10th Percentile £13.04 £11.50 £36.08
90th Percentile £37.20 £26.00 £45.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.41 £12.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +31.24% -68.75% +210.08%

PABX 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%

PABX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PABX in the UK

PABX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PABX in the UK

PABX
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PABX over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PABX in the UK

PABX
Top 11 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 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
England +6 22 £375 +25.00%
London -20 16 £375 -9.09%
UK excluding London +18 14 £200 -30.43%
Scotland -3 5 - -
West Midlands +22 4 - -
Midlands +18 4 - -
Northern Ireland -43 2 - -
North of England +68 1 £200 -21.95%
North West +12 1 £200 -
South West +7 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 11 (36.67%) VoIP
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) LAN
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) WAN
4 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) Ericsson
6 6 (20.00%) MD110
6 6 (20.00%) RightFax
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (16.67%) Internet
7 5 (16.67%) VPN
7 5 (16.67%) Unix
8 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
8 4 (13.33%) GSM
8 4 (13.33%) PBX
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) Apache
8 4 (13.33%) LDAP
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (13.33%) CRM
8 4 (13.33%) SSL
8 4 (13.33%) FTP
8 4 (13.33%) Kerberos
8 4 (13.33%) SNMP
8 4 (13.33%) Nortel

PABX
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 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) VoIP
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (30.00%) LAN
4 8 (26.67%) WAN
5 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) MD110
7 5 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (16.67%) Internet
7 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
8 4 (13.33%) MPLS
8 4 (13.33%) Network Security
8 4 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (13.33%) SSL
8 4 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (13.33%) Symposium
8 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (13.33%) Wireless
8 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Avaya Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Ericsson Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Network Support
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Field Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) ICT Support
3 2 (6.67%) Support Officer
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Technician
3 2 (6.67%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (3.33%) SCADA Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) CCTV
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
1 4 (13.33%) SCADA
1 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.00%) Handset
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (13.33%) CRM
1 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
1 4 (13.33%) Line Management
1 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
1 4 (13.33%) Open Source
1 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.00%) Change Control
2 3 (10.00%) Coaching
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security Management
2 3 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) iptables
1 4 (13.33%) Postfix
1 4 (13.33%) Samba
1 4 (13.33%) Squid
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (13.33%) Nessus
2 4 (13.33%) Nmap
3 2 (6.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (20.00%) RightFax
3 4 (13.33%) Avaya
3 4 (13.33%) BT
3 4 (13.33%) NEC
3 4 (13.33%) Nortel
4 3 (10.00%) Siemens
5 2 (6.67%) Samsung
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) NICE Systems
6 1 (3.33%) Tandberg