Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 August 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 Automatic Branch Exchange
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 - 209
Rank change year-on-year - +209 -39
Contract jobs citing PABX 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
West Midlands median daily rate £300 - £143
England median daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 - £21.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 - £12.50

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 678 620 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.39% 14.33% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 351 438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
10th Percentile £204 £164 £175
90th Percentile £550 £510 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 47 46
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.34 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.34% -25.58% +24.64%
10th Percentile £11.64 £10.50 £10.99
90th Percentile £30.80 £64.50 £39.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

PABX
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PABX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PABX in the West Midlands

PABX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PABX in the West Midlands

PABX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PABX in the West Midlands

PABX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PABX within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
PABX
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PABX 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PABX.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

PABX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) NEC