The first table below looks at the demand for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Birmingham 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 58 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPv4 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £265 -
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.22% 11.44% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 27
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £173 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
IPv4
West Midlands

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv4 across the Birmingham region.

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) COM+
1 3 (100.00%) DCOM
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) EAI
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) DDNS
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) DDNS
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) COM+
1 3 (100.00%) DCOM
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) EAI
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft