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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 123 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing IPv6 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.039% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£295 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £308 £237
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +29.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.05 - £19.00
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
681 596 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 23.02% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 218 182
Average daily rate £350 £364 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 34
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -57.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.25 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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
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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 - 1 - - 1
Slough - - - - 4
Maidenhead - - - - 1
IPv6
South East

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) 3G
5 1 (14.29%) SONET
5 1 (14.29%) DWDM
5 1 (14.29%) CCIP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) 3G
5 1 (14.29%) SONET
5 1 (14.29%) DWDM
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Economics
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) SWOT Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
1 1 (14.29%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) SevOne
3 1 (14.29%) BT
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