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 10 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange (IPX/SPX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IPX/SPX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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