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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 584 594 572
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing IPv4 30 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.059% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 4
Median daily rate £375 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £326 £334
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
South East +6 11 £375 - 4
West Midlands - 8 £275 - 4
East of England +7 3 £300 -8.04% 1
London 0 3 £363 -3.33% 5
South West -4 2 £223 -53.15% 1
East Midlands +11 1 £275 -
North West -1 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £275 -
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 45 (69.23%) Cisco
2 43 (66.15%) IPv6
3 39 (60.00%) Firewall
4 38 (58.46%) VPN
5 32 (49.23%) BGP
6 30 (46.15%) MPLS
7 29 (44.62%) Linux
8 26 (40.00%) OSPF
9 25 (38.46%) VMware
10 24 (36.92%) WAN
11 23 (35.38%) LAN
11 23 (35.38%) CheckPoint
12 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
13 18 (27.69%) IPsec
13 18 (27.69%) DNS
13 18 (27.69%) Data Centre
14 16 (24.62%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (23.08%) Network Design
16 14 (21.54%) Finance
16 14 (21.54%) Migration
17 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
17 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
17 13 (20.00%) Windows
18 12 (18.46%) Juniper
18 12 (18.46%) F5
18 12 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (16.92%) IBM
19 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
20 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
20 10 (15.38%) SQL

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 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (66.15%) IPv6
2 39 (60.00%) Firewall
3 38 (58.46%) VPN
4 32 (49.23%) BGP
5 30 (46.15%) MPLS
6 26 (40.00%) OSPF
7 24 (36.92%) WAN
8 23 (35.38%) LAN
9 18 (27.69%) DNS
9 18 (27.69%) IPsec
10 16 (24.62%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (15.38%) FabricPath
14 9 (13.85%) Broadband
14 9 (13.85%) TRILL
15 8 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (12.31%) Ethernet
15 8 (12.31%) VLAN
15 8 (12.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) ClearCase
1 4 (6.15%) CppUnit
1 4 (6.15%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (6.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.23%) Electronics
4 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.69%) Marketing
5 4 (6.15%) Military
5 4 (6.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (16.92%) Network Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Data Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Data Centre Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Data Migration Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Designer
4 8 (12.31%) Migration Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) IP Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Network Designer
6 5 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) 802.1X
1 4 (6.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (6.15%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.62%) RSS
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.85%) iSeries
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.23%) Unix
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Network Design
2 14 (21.54%) Migration
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL
3 6 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (9.23%) Network Architecture
4 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) High Availability
5 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.15%) Scrum
5 4 (6.15%) Service Design
5 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (6.15%) Workflow
6 3 (4.62%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Lisp
3 5 (7.69%) C
4 4 (6.15%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.08%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (1.54%) Korn
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.31%) CCNP
3 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) CCIE
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.15%) Degree
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.62%) MCITP
7 3 (4.62%) MCTS
8 2 (3.08%) CCDP
9 1 (1.54%) CCSP
9 1 (1.54%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
2 10 (15.38%) vSphere
3 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
5 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.15%) iptables
6 4 (6.15%) OpenSSH
7 1 (1.54%) Snort
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.62%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (4.62%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.54%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) VMware
3 23 (35.38%) CheckPoint
4 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.46%) F5
5 12 (18.46%) Juniper
6 11 (16.92%) IBM
7 10 (15.38%) Oracle
8 5 (7.69%) SAP
9 4 (6.15%) Nokia
9 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.15%) Remedy
10 3 (4.62%) Avaya
10 3 (4.62%) BT
10 3 (4.62%) Ericsson
10 3 (4.62%) Huawei
10 3 (4.62%) Mapinfo
10 3 (4.62%) Tellabs
10 3 (4.62%) Virgin Media
11 2 (3.08%) Mitel
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