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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 152 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPv6 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% - 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £350 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
432 742 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.50% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 541 516
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.96 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
3 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) MediaWiki

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) MediaWiki
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) GLBP
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IOS XR
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Database Theory
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) TrustSec
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware