The first table below looks at the demand for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 114 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPv4 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% - 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.65% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+404.00% +188.46%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
640 644 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.43% 26.83% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 217 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
IPv4
South East

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading - 8 £425 -
IPv4
South East

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IPv4 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 IPv4.

1 11 (100.00%) IPv6
2 7 (63.64%) C
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) GDB
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) PKI
6 2 (18.18%) F5
6 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (18.18%) iPad
6 2 (18.18%) WSUS
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) McAfee
6 2 (18.18%) Process Management
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) 2G
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IPv4 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 IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) IPv6
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) IPsec
5 2 (18.18%) 2G
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) 3G
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) GDB
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) C Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C Programmer
3 4 (36.36%) Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (18.18%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
2 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Apple