With UCCX Premium, beginning in 5.0 there is "Preview" Dialer built in but not "Predictive". You could accomplish this with some customization (you wouldn't get ansering machine dectection, campaign management, or any standard dialer features) but I would suggest purchasing a 3rd Party Dialer that works with Express (sounds like you already have express).
The best 3rd Party Dialer I have seen is from Radianta:
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.