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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IPFX
Rank 612 568 572
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Contract jobs citing IPFX 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.004% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
25895 24212 26082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.08% 46.26% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15104 13695 13458
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1227 1161 1343
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPFX within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

IPFX Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPFX within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 3 £325 +8.33% 1
East of England - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Essex - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

IPFX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 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 by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (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