The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 139 116 129
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing IPv6 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.089% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 0.49% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £275 £265 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £265 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -39.04%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 18.07% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 177
Average daily rate £338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 76
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
IPv6
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IPv6 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (64.29%) MPLS
2 6 (42.86%) OSPF
2 6 (42.86%) BGP
2 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
2 6 (42.86%) WLAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) RIP
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
2 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 6 (42.86%) F5
2 6 (42.86%) FWSM
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) FrameMaker
5 3 (21.43%) Multicast
6 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Refactoring

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 3 (21.43%) FrameMaker
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) MPLS
2 6 (42.86%) OSPF
2 6 (42.86%) BGP
2 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
2 6 (42.86%) WLAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) RIP
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
2 6 (42.86%) FWSM
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Multicast
6 2 (14.29%) NAS
6 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 2 (14.29%) IPv4
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Author
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Author
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Design
1 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) BDD
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) OPNET
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft