The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)
Rank 589 502 -
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -
Contract jobs citing IPX 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.015% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
IPX
UK

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £350 -
South East - - - - 1
IPX
UK

IPX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Wiki
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) SSH
5 1 (20.00%) Fast Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection

IPX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) Fast Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (20.00%) ATM
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco