The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 114 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing IPv6 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.37% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 1.36% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £338 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
IPv6
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
568 733 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.35% 27.03% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 324 233
Average daily rate £363 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £201 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the Berkshire region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IPv6
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the Berkshire region.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IPv6
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 IPv6 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Newbury +8 3 £313 +27.55%
Slough +5 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £338 - 3
IPv6
South East

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) BGP
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) High Availability
4 6 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (41.67%) Brocade
5 5 (41.67%) Aruba
5 5 (41.67%) WLAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Avaya
5 5 (41.67%) NetScout
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) 802.11
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) IPv4

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IPv6 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 IPv6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) BGP
2 7 (58.33%) OSPF
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 5 (41.67%) 802.11
4 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
4 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) WLAN
5 3 (25.00%) IPv4
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (41.67%) Aruba
4 5 (41.67%) Avaya
4 5 (41.67%) Brocade
4 5 (41.67%) NetScout
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) Micro Focus
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle