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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 123 132 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Contract jobs citing IPv4 10 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.036% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 0.15% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £423 £350
% change year-on-year
-32.54% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £35.00
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
771 672 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 24.16% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 249 178
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 31
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv4 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IPv4 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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
Slough - 1 - - 6
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - -
IPv4
South East

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) 3G
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) WiMAX
3 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) LTE
3 5 (45.45%) 4G
4 4 (36.36%) UML
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
4 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 4 (36.36%) GSM
4 4 (36.36%) UMTS
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (27.27%) Multimedia
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) Benchmarking
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) MGCP
5 3 (27.27%) RTP
5 3 (27.27%) SS7

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) IPv6
2 6 (54.55%) 3G
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (45.45%) WiMAX
3 5 (45.45%) LTE
3 5 (45.45%) 4G
4 4 (36.36%) GSM
4 4 (36.36%) UMTS
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) MGCP
5 3 (27.27%) RTP
5 3 (27.27%) SS7
5 3 (27.27%) Megaco
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Multimedia
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) IPTV
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) UML
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) OOD
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Verint
3 1 (9.09%) SevOne
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) F5
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