The table below looks at the statistics for IPX/SPX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPX/SPX over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange (IPX/SPX)
Rank - - 580
Contract jobs citing IPX/SPX 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8062 8177 7057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4454 3809
Average daily rate £375 £363 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 456 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

IPX/SPX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPX/SPX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPX/SPX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPX/SPX
Daily Rate Trend

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

IPX/SPX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IPX/SPX
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IPX/SPX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IPX/SPX
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IPX/SPX 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 IPX/SPX.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) IPX
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) X.25
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 3 (100.00%) Spanish Language
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X

IPX/SPX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IPX/SPX 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 IPX/SPX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) IPX
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SNA
1 3 (100.00%) X.25
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Frame Relay
General
1 3 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco