The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 526 558 547
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs citing IPv4 62 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.049% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 11
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £251 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £43.78 £189.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.83% +656.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £189.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-76.83% +656.00%
IPv4
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7540 7613 6656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 14.88% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4386 4213 3695
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 424 386
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in England

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv4 across the England region.

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in England

IPv4
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv4 across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

IPv4 Daily Rate Histogram in England

IPv4
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the England region.

IPv4 Hourly Rate Trend in England

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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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
London +4 25 £400 -19.19% 5
South East -5 22 £350 -12.50% 3
South West 0 5 £500 +166.66% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £304 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £275 -
East of England - 2 £183 -
West Midlands +6 1 - -
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IPv4 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 IPv4.

1 60 (63.83%) IPv6
2 49 (52.13%) Linux
2 49 (52.13%) Firewall
3 46 (48.94%) Cisco
4 41 (43.62%) VMware
5 39 (41.49%) Windows
6 36 (38.30%) WAN
7 33 (35.11%) LAN
8 32 (34.04%) Microsoft
9 30 (31.91%) CCNP
9 30 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (31.91%) MPLS
9 30 (31.91%) vSphere
9 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (29.79%) BGP
11 27 (28.72%) VPN
12 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
12 24 (25.53%) Data Centre
13 22 (23.40%) OSPF
13 22 (23.40%) Windows 8
14 20 (21.28%) Juniper
14 20 (21.28%) SAN
15 19 (20.21%) DNS
16 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
16 18 (19.15%) DHCP
16 18 (19.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
17 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (17.02%) Network Security

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IPv4 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 IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (63.83%) IPv6
2 49 (52.13%) Firewall
3 36 (38.30%) WAN
4 33 (35.11%) LAN
5 30 (31.91%) MPLS
6 28 (29.79%) BGP
7 27 (28.72%) VPN
8 22 (23.40%) OSPF
9 20 (21.28%) SAN
10 19 (20.21%) DNS
11 18 (19.15%) DHCP
11 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
12 16 (17.02%) Network Security
13 15 (15.96%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (14.89%) Wireless
14 14 (14.89%) Broadband
15 13 (13.83%) Ethernet
16 12 (12.77%) L2TP
16 12 (12.77%) VLAN
16 12 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (2.13%) Trac
3 1 (1.06%) CANoe
3 1 (1.06%) Redmine
3 1 (1.06%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Billing
4 4 (4.26%) Electronics
5 3 (3.19%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
7 1 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Designer
3 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Designer
5 6 (6.38%) Monitoring Specialist
5 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Systems Support
6 5 (5.32%) Support Technician
6 5 (5.32%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Lead Designer
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) IP Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) CGI
3 2 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (1.06%) HTML5
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.45%) User Experience
3 7 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.45%) Replication
3 7 (7.45%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.13%) DTV
5 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.06%) Telematics
6 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.13%) Linux
2 39 (41.49%) Windows
3 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (23.40%) Windows 8
5 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (13.83%) Ubuntu
7 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.51%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.32%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (4.26%) UNIX
11 2 (2.13%) Android
12 1 (1.06%) SUSE
12 1 (1.06%) Debian
12 1 (1.06%) HPUX
12 1 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.77%) Network Design
2 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
3 7 (7.45%) Information Security
4 6 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (6.38%) ITIL
4 6 (6.38%) Change Control
4 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (6.38%) Dependency Management
4 6 (6.38%) Dashboard Development
5 5 (5.32%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (5.32%) Programme Management
5 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.26%) Change Management
6 4 (4.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) Perl
3 6 (6.38%) C
3 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.26%) C++
6 3 (3.19%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.13%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (31.91%) CCNP
1 30 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
4 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (15.96%) MCSE
6 14 (14.89%) MCSA
7 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
8 8 (8.51%) CCIP
8 8 (8.51%) JNCIS
9 6 (6.38%) CCNA
9 6 (6.38%) MCDST
9 6 (6.38%) MCTS
10 5 (5.32%) Degree
10 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.32%) CCIE
11 3 (3.19%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.19%) CISSP
12 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
12 2 (2.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 30 (31.91%) vSphere
2 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.83%) VMware ESX
4 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
5 7 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.26%) XenApp
7 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.13%) Firmware
7 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.06%) vCloud
8 1 (1.06%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (4.26%) Netcool
2 4 (4.26%) Nagios
3 2 (2.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
4 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (48.94%) Cisco
2 41 (43.62%) VMware
3 32 (34.04%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.28%) Juniper
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle
5 8 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.45%) Tandberg
6 7 (7.45%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.38%) ComArch
8 5 (5.32%) Brocade
8 5 (5.32%) Veeam
8 5 (5.32%) Splunk
9 4 (4.26%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.26%) Citrix
10 3 (3.19%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.13%) F5
11 2 (2.13%) EMC
11 2 (2.13%) SAP
11 2 (2.13%) BT
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