The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 104 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Contract jobs citing IPv6 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.042% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+431.11% -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
642 647 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 26.91% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 221 206
Average daily rate £338 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 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 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
IPv6
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IPv6 Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
(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
Reading +16 8 £425 -15.00%
Slough - 6 £235 - 1
Bracknell - - - -
IPv6
South East

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 11 (52.38%) IPv4
4 10 (47.62%) GPRS
5 9 (42.86%) UMTS
6 8 (38.10%) GSM
6 8 (38.10%) HP
6 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) Internet
6 8 (38.10%) Firewall
7 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (33.33%) Smart Meter
7 7 (33.33%) GDB
7 7 (33.33%) BGP
7 7 (33.33%) C
8 6 (28.57%) VPN
8 6 (28.57%) IPsec
8 6 (28.57%) HSPA
8 6 (28.57%) Network Security
9 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) MPLS
9 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
10 4 (19.05%) SSL
10 4 (19.05%) ISEB
10 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
10 4 (19.05%) HTTP
10 4 (19.05%) WML
10 4 (19.05%) XML
10 4 (19.05%) ADSL
10 4 (19.05%) ATM

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 11 (52.38%) IPv4
3 10 (47.62%) GPRS
4 9 (42.86%) UMTS
5 8 (38.10%) GSM
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) Internet
5 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 7 (33.33%) BGP
7 6 (28.57%) IPsec
7 6 (28.57%) VPN
7 6 (28.57%) Network Security
7 6 (28.57%) HSPA
8 5 (23.81%) MPLS
9 4 (19.05%) VRRP
9 4 (19.05%) DAB
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
9 4 (19.05%) HTTP
9 4 (19.05%) SSL
9 4 (19.05%) SDH
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) GDB
2 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) C Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) WML
1 4 (19.05%) XML
1 4 (19.05%) WAP
2 1 (4.76%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Firmware
2 2 (9.52%) DTV
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Process Management
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) V-Model
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
3 4 (19.05%) Huawei
3 4 (19.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Agilent