The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 573 578 563
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing IPv4 38 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.086% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.59% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 7
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £241 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £473 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £112.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -67.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £112.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -67.63%
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
7879 7480 6637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.02% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 4285 3609
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 447 370
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 13 £488 - 4
South East +11 10 £388 +29.16% 3
East of England +16 5 - -
South West +6 3 £412 -13.31%
London -1 3 £413 +10.00% 7
North West - 2 £275 -
East Midlands +3 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £275 -
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 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 England region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 44 (62.86%) Cisco
2 40 (57.14%) IPv6
3 39 (55.71%) Firewall
4 33 (47.14%) VPN
5 31 (44.29%) Linux
6 29 (41.43%) MPLS
6 29 (41.43%) BGP
7 25 (35.71%) LAN
7 25 (35.71%) WAN
8 24 (34.29%) OSPF
8 24 (34.29%) VMware
9 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
10 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
11 19 (27.14%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
12 18 (25.71%) IPsec
12 18 (25.71%) Windows
13 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
14 15 (21.43%) Juniper
15 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (20.00%) DNS
15 14 (20.00%) Finance
16 13 (18.57%) vSphere
17 12 (17.14%) Ethernet
17 12 (17.14%) CCNP
17 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
18 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
18 11 (15.71%) VMware ESX
18 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.14%) IPv6
2 39 (55.71%) Firewall
3 33 (47.14%) VPN
4 29 (41.43%) BGP
4 29 (41.43%) MPLS
5 25 (35.71%) LAN
5 25 (35.71%) WAN
6 24 (34.29%) OSPF
7 19 (27.14%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (25.71%) IPsec
9 14 (20.00%) DNS
10 12 (17.14%) Ethernet
11 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 8 (11.43%) Broadband
13 8 (11.43%) VLAN
13 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (10.00%) SNMP
14 7 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 5 (7.14%) CppUnit
1 5 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
2 14 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Electronics
4 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.14%) Marketing
5 4 (5.71%) Military
6 2 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Designer
4 7 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) IP Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) IT Support
6 5 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 5 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (7.14%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.29%) RSS
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.43%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (8.57%) iSeries
4 5 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) STB
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Linux
2 18 (25.71%) Windows
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.00%) Unix
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Network Design
2 8 (11.43%) Migration
3 7 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.57%) High Availability
4 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.14%) Scrum
5 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.71%) Service Design
6 4 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (5.71%) Workflow
7 3 (4.29%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) C
2 6 (8.57%) C++
2 6 (8.57%) Lisp
3 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Korn
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (17.14%) CCNP
3 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
5 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.71%) CCIE
7 4 (5.71%) MCSE
8 3 (4.29%) Degree
8 3 (4.29%) MCITP
8 3 (4.29%) MCSA
8 3 (4.29%) MCTS
9 2 (2.86%) CLAS
10 1 (1.43%) CCSP
10 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) vSphere
2 11 (15.71%) VMware ESX
3 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.14%) iptables
4 5 (7.14%) OpenSSH
4 5 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.43%) Snort
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.29%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (4.29%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.43%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 44 (62.86%) Cisco
2 24 (34.29%) VMware
3 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 15 (21.43%) Juniper
6 10 (14.29%) F5
6 10 (14.29%) Oracle
7 8 (11.43%) IBM
8 6 (8.57%) Avaya
9 5 (7.14%) Mitel
9 5 (7.14%) SAP
10 4 (5.71%) Nokia
10 4 (5.71%) Remedy
11 3 (4.29%) BT
11 3 (4.29%) Ericsson
11 3 (4.29%) Huawei
11 3 (4.29%) Mapinfo
11 3 (4.29%) Tellabs
11 3 (4.29%) Virgin Media
12 2 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
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