The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 126 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing IPv4 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.75% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £326 £334
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
IPv4
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
575 666 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.70% 25.73% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 280 203
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% +102.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv4 across the Berkshire region.

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IPv4
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the Berkshire region.

IPv4 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 1 £475 - 3
IPv4
South East

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) IPv6
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Broadband
3 3 (60.00%) RSS
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (60.00%) WiMAX
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (60.00%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Broadband
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) IPv6
3 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (60.00%) WiMAX
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (20.00%) GLBP
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (60.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Network Optimisation
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
1 3 (60.00%) MCTS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto