The table below looks at the statistics for IPX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPX over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)
Rank 613 618 588
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing IPX 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.079% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £394 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IPX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

IPX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IPX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPX Jobs Demand Trend in England

IPX
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPX across the England region.

IPX Daily Rate Trend in England

IPX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPX across the England region.

IPX Hourly Rate Trend in England

IPX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPX within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +1 1 - -
IPX
UK

IPX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for IPX.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) IBM Notes
1 5 (83.33%) Lotus
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Novell
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) NetWare
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Polycom
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) PDA
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

IPX
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (83.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deskside Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) NetWare
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Lotus
2 3 (50.00%) Novell
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Polycom