The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 116 121 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing IPv4 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.30% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 1.09% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £298 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £420
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
564 732 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.63% 27.09% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 320 248
Average daily rate £363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 41
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 3
IPv4
South East

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) GLBP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) GLBP
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) Unicast
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCIP
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto