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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 161 155 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +47
Contract jobs citing IPv6 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.057% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.54% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £310 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.27% -39.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £252 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £368 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
439 368 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 10.48% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 283 551
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) OSSTMM
2 2 (66.67%) GPEN
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) OSCE
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Burp Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Kali Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) EnCase
3 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) FCoE
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MRTG
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) OSSTMM
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 2 (66.67%) GPEN
2 2 (66.67%) OSCE
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) EnCase
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed