The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 149 190 -
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -
Contract jobs citing IPv6 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.039% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £238 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
IPv6
London

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
339 684 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 13.36% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 493 454
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IPv6
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 IPv6 across the City of London region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IPv6 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 IPv6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) MediaWiki
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) MGCP
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Database Theory
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EnCase
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed