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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 542 563 488
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -75
Contract jobs citing IPv4 37 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.039% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £410 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +27.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £427 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £35.00
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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
7533 6700 6609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.08% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 3588 3396
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 395 529
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
South East +2 11 £325 -18.75% 1
North West -11 9 £408 +35.83% 3
Yorkshire -9 8 £300 - 2
London +4 5 £420 +9.09% 5
East of England +11 2 £326 -23.23% 3
South West +5 1 £475 -
West Midlands -10 1 - - 5
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IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 58 (81.69%) IPv6
2 50 (70.42%) Cisco
3 45 (63.38%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (60.56%) VPN
4 43 (60.56%) MPLS
5 42 (59.15%) BGP
6 41 (57.75%) OSPF
7 39 (54.93%) CCNP
8 37 (52.11%) Linux
9 33 (46.48%) CCIP
10 29 (40.85%) Juniper
11 26 (36.62%) Ethernet
12 24 (33.80%) LAN
13 23 (32.39%) WAN
13 23 (32.39%) CCIE
13 23 (32.39%) Telecoms
14 22 (30.99%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
16 20 (28.17%) CCNA
16 20 (28.17%) Broadband
16 20 (28.17%) VRRP
16 20 (28.17%) Junos
16 20 (28.17%) IOS XR
17 19 (26.76%) HSRP
17 19 (26.76%) BT 21CN
17 19 (26.76%) JNCIP
17 19 (26.76%) RSVP
17 19 (26.76%) L2TP
17 19 (26.76%) BT
17 19 (26.76%) JNCIA

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (1.41%) IIS
1 1 (1.41%) Apache
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (81.69%) IPv6
2 43 (60.56%) VPN
2 43 (60.56%) MPLS
3 42 (59.15%) BGP
4 41 (57.75%) OSPF
5 26 (36.62%) Ethernet
6 24 (33.80%) LAN
7 23 (32.39%) WAN
8 22 (30.99%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
10 20 (28.17%) Broadband
10 20 (28.17%) Junos
10 20 (28.17%) VRRP
10 20 (28.17%) IOS XR
11 19 (26.76%) L2TP
11 19 (26.76%) HSRP
11 19 (26.76%) BT 21CN
11 19 (26.76%) RSVP
12 15 (21.13%) Wireless
13 11 (15.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) CANoe
2 2 (2.82%) Trac
2 2 (2.82%) GCC
2 2 (2.82%) GDB
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.41%) Redmine
General
1 23 (32.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Electronics
2 4 (5.63%) Billing
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Automotive
3 3 (4.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Operations Engineer
2 19 (26.76%) IP Engineer
2 19 (26.76%) Implementation Engineer
2 19 (26.76%) Network Engineer
3 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (5.63%) Architect
3 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) Designer
4 3 (4.23%) Developer
4 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (2.82%) Design Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) C++ Developer
5 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Lead Designer
6 1 (1.41%) Build Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Service Design Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Broadcast Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) STL
2 3 (4.23%) HTML5
3 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (2.82%) CGI
4 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Cryptography
1 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (4.23%) Telematics
2 2 (2.82%) IPTV
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Replication
3 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.11%) Linux
2 19 (26.76%) UNIX
3 4 (5.63%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
2 6 (8.45%) Network Design
3 5 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (7.04%) UML
3 5 (7.04%) OO
3 5 (7.04%) OOD
4 4 (5.63%) Business Development
4 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.63%) DevOps
5 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.23%) CRM
5 3 (4.23%) Benchmarking
5 3 (4.23%) Validation
5 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.82%) TDD
6 2 (2.82%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.82%) ITIL
6 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.82%) Migration
6 2 (2.82%) DMAIC
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) C++
2 8 (11.27%) C
3 6 (8.45%) Embedded C
4 5 (7.04%) Embedded C++
5 4 (5.63%) Python
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (54.93%) CCNP
3 33 (46.48%) CCIP
4 23 (32.39%) CCIE
5 20 (28.17%) CCNA
6 19 (26.76%) JNCIA
6 19 (26.76%) JNCIP
7 10 (14.08%) Degree
8 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
8 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.04%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) vCloud
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.41%) Samba
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.41%) iptables
3 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) MOM
1 1 (1.41%) Nagios
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 50 (70.42%) Cisco
2 29 (40.85%) Juniper
3 19 (26.76%) BT
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.63%) Brocade
6 3 (4.23%) Tandberg
6 3 (4.23%) Verint
6 3 (4.23%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) Nokia
7 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.41%) Google
8 1 (1.41%) F5
8 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix
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