The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IPFX products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPFX over the 3 months to 30 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.

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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IPFX
Rank - 628 -
Contract jobs citing IPFX 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.012% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IPFX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IPFX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPFX
Daily Rate Trend

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

IPFX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IPFX
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IPFX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IPFX
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CCIE
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (25.00%) CCVP
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) CTI
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP

IPFX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (25.00%) CTI
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Telephony Consultant
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCIE
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (25.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco