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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 576 476 527
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +51
Contract jobs citing IPv4 22 70 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.15% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 1.08% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 42 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £484 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +63.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £251 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £528 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £275 £269
% change year-on-year
+26.54% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
7566 6482 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.35% 13.69% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4413 3630 3611
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 432 604
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 7 £348 +148.57% 5
London -18 5 £585 +14.14% 4
South West -33 5 £375 -0.99% 1
North West -1 4 - - 3
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 3
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 30 (63.83%) IPv6
2 28 (59.57%) Cisco
3 26 (55.32%) Firewall
4 20 (42.55%) LAN
4 20 (42.55%) Windows
5 19 (40.43%) WAN
6 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (36.17%) VPN
7 17 (36.17%) OSPF
8 14 (29.79%) BGP
8 14 (29.79%) CCIE
8 14 (29.79%) VLAN
9 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
9 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
10 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (23.40%) DNS
10 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
10 11 (23.40%) Juniper
11 10 (21.28%) MPLS
12 9 (19.15%) VRRP
12 9 (19.15%) VMware
12 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
12 9 (19.15%) CCNP
12 9 (19.15%) Linux
12 9 (19.15%) ITIL
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.02%) CCNA
13 8 (17.02%) DHCP
13 8 (17.02%) McAfee
13 8 (17.02%) Network Security

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) IPv6
2 26 (55.32%) Firewall
3 20 (42.55%) LAN
4 19 (40.43%) WAN
5 17 (36.17%) VPN
5 17 (36.17%) OSPF
6 14 (29.79%) BGP
6 14 (29.79%) VLAN
7 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (23.40%) DNS
7 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
8 10 (21.28%) MPLS
9 9 (19.15%) VRRP
9 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
10 8 (17.02%) DHCP
10 8 (17.02%) Network Security
10 8 (17.02%) HSRP
11 6 (12.77%) IP Telephony
12 5 (10.64%) Wireless
12 5 (10.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) GDB
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.26%) GCC
3 1 (2.13%) MSI
3 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
2 2 (4.26%) Russian Language
3 1 (2.13%) Czech Language
3 1 (2.13%) German Language
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Network Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) IP Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Network Design Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) STL
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) JMS
3 2 (4.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.26%) Ajax
3 2 (4.26%) Spring
3 2 (4.26%) JPA
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) iPad
2 3 (6.38%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Statistics
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Telematics
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) UNIX
5 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Network Design
2 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
4 4 (8.51%) Network Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Business Development
5 3 (6.38%) Network Management
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.64%) C++
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) VBScript
3 3 (6.38%) C
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.79%) CCIE
3 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.15%) CCNP
5 8 (17.02%) CCNA
6 6 (12.77%) CCIP
7 4 (8.51%) JNCIA
7 4 (8.51%) JNCIP
7 4 (8.51%) Degree
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.38%) MCP
9 2 (4.26%) MCSE
10 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.13%) MCTS
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
10 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.13%) PMP
10 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.13%) Squid
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (14.89%) WSUS
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) OpenView
3 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.26%) DameWare
3 2 (4.26%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.26%) OVSD
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Cisco
2 11 (23.40%) Juniper
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.02%) McAfee
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
5 7 (14.89%) Apple
6 6 (12.77%) F5
7 5 (10.64%) HP
8 4 (8.51%) Nokia
8 4 (8.51%) BT
9 3 (6.38%) ProCurve
9 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.38%) IBM
10 2 (4.26%) Avaya
10 2 (4.26%) Symantec
10 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
10 2 (4.26%) Brocade
11 1 (2.13%) Altiris
11 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat