The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 203 221 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing IPv4 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.014% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£523 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+656.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
804 869 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 11.84% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 581 643
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) DameWare
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) OVSD
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Connections
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) DameWare
1 1 (33.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
2 1 (33.33%) F5