The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 143 117 141
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs citing IPv6 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 1.11% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£345 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+431.11% -
IPv6
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
465 359 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.61% 14.79% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 141 259
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 43 75
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the East of England region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IPv6
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the East of England region.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IPv6
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £345 - 2
Suffolk - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (75.00%) DNA
1 9 (75.00%) MPLS
1 9 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (75.00%) Multicast
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) OPNET
4 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Junos
4 5 (41.67%) DWDM
4 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) SCOM
6 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) MPLS
1 9 (75.00%) Multicast
2 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Junos
3 5 (41.67%) DWDM
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DNA
1 9 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSD
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) OPNET
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco