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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 164 211 -
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -
Contract jobs citing IPv6 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.051% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £382 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £119.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -69.66%
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
527 773 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.68% 13.08% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 575 489
Median daily rate £470 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) QA

IPv6
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 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
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%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
2 1 (33.33%) CCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
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%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (33.33%) EnCase
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) VMware