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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 199 193 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing IPv4 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.017% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-25.62% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £189.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.82% +404.00%
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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
748 691 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 489 541
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) L2TP
4 1 (20.00%) H.323
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) VMware