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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
London / City of London
Rank 144 - 186
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPv4 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% - 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £463 - £490
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 - £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £36.00

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
354 356 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.14% 11.10% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 253 507
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +60.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £25.78 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Multicast
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) ICMP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Multicast
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) ICMP
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware