The table below looks at the statistics for IPX/SPX 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/SPX 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/Sequenced Packet Exchange (IPX/SPX)
Rank - 620 -
Contract jobs citing IPX/SPX 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.008% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.052% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IPX/SPX
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/SPX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IPX/SPX Jobs Demand Trend in England

IPX/SPX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IPX/SPX Daily Rate Trend in England

IPX/SPX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IPX/SPX Hourly Rate Trend in England