The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IPFX products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPFX over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IPFX Limited.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IPFX
Rank 409 403 406
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing IPFX 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.021% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £456 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IPFX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8639 9421 9650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.85% 45.22% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5683 6273 6184
Average daily rate £433 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 194 215
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

IPFX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPFX across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IPFX Jobs Demand Trend in London

IPFX
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IPFX Daily Rate Trend in London

IPFX
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IPFX Hourly Rate Trend in London

IPFX
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IPFX 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 IPFX.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) CCIE
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (23.08%) CTI
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) CCVP
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) XMPP
8 1 (7.69%) Verint
8 1 (7.69%) Case Management
8 1 (7.69%) Lync
8 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
8 1 (7.69%) VoIP
8 1 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

IPFX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IPFX 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 IPFX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) CTI
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Case Management
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCIE
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Verint