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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 204 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing IPv4 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.070% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £275 £269
% change year-on-year
+26.54% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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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
743 821 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.76% 11.55% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 528 587
Average daily rate £375 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 41 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.40 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
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%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
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%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCIP

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) IBM Connections
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
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%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) F5