The table below looks at the statistics for IPX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPX over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)
Rank 619 594 591
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Contract jobs citing IPX 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.026% 0.066% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7709 7577 6678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.05% 14.97% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 4188 3589
Average daily rate £393 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 401 377
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

IPX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPX within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -14 2 - -
IPX
UK

IPX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IPX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IPX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IPX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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