Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IPFX products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPFX over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IPFX
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 - 878
Rank change year-on-year - +878 -21
Contract jobs citing IPFX 2 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
UK median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £24.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £22.00 - £21.25
90th Percentile £26.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IPFX is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

IPFX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IPFX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IPFX in the UK

IPFX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPFX in the UK

IPFX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPFX in the UK

IPFX
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPFX within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 - -
England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPFX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IPFX.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

IPFX
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix