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 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IPFX
Rank 417 - 415
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPFX 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% - 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% - 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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
11227 11633 11774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.61% 46.10% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7327 7584 7167
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 247 322
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.80 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.55 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.26% -1.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPFX across the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

IPFX Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) SecurID
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (33.33%) F5

IPFX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCENT
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) F5