The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 528 532 564
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Contract jobs citing IPv4 29 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.039% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £485 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% +65.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £189.00 £37.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+404.00% +188.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+404.00% +188.46%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
IPv4
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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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv4 across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

IPv4 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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 -16 13 £413 - 2
London +17 11 £525 +5.00% 6
South West -28 4 £188 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Firewall
3 23 (51.11%) IPv6
4 19 (42.22%) LAN
5 17 (37.78%) Cisco
6 16 (35.56%) DNS
7 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (33.33%) DHCP
8 14 (31.11%) WAN
9 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 12 (26.67%) ITIL
10 10 (22.22%) SQL
10 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 9 (20.00%) HP
12 8 (17.78%) VMware
12 8 (17.78%) Avaya
12 8 (17.78%) VoIP
12 8 (17.78%) VPN
12 8 (17.78%) C
12 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.78%) IIS
12 8 (17.78%) F5
12 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (17.78%) Network Load Balancing

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) Firewall
2 23 (51.11%) IPv6
3 19 (42.22%) LAN
4 16 (35.56%) DNS
5 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 15 (33.33%) DHCP
6 14 (31.11%) WAN
7 8 (17.78%) VPN
7 8 (17.78%) VoIP
8 7 (15.56%) SAN
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (13.33%) Network Security
9 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
10 5 (11.11%) BGP
11 4 (8.89%) Wireless
11 4 (8.89%) Internet
11 4 (8.89%) OSPF
11 4 (8.89%) Nortel Meridian
12 3 (6.67%) VLAN
12 3 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) GDB
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) Trac
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.33%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) C Developer
4 4 (8.89%) C Programmer
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Telephony Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) REST
2 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) OLE
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) iPad
2 6 (13.33%) Statistics
3 4 (8.89%) PKI
4 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.22%) Telematics
5 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.89%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.22%) HPUX
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps
5 4 (8.89%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) Network Design
7 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Refactoring
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.44%) BDD
7 2 (4.44%) TDD
7 2 (4.44%) Data Management
7 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) C
3 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 4 (8.89%) VBScript
6 2 (4.44%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) Korn
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) MCP
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCSE
3 3 (6.67%) CCIE
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.22%) MCTS
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) WSUS
1 7 (15.56%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (13.33%) OVSD
2 6 (13.33%) OpenView
2 6 (13.33%) DameWare
3 4 (8.89%) SCCM
4 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) HP
4 8 (17.78%) Avaya
4 8 (17.78%) VMware
4 8 (17.78%) F5
5 7 (15.56%) McAfee
5 7 (15.56%) Citrix
5 7 (15.56%) Apple
5 7 (15.56%) IBM
6 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.33%) Nokia
6 6 (13.33%) Clearswift
7 5 (11.11%) BT
7 5 (11.11%) Mitel
7 5 (11.11%) Nortel
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Symantec
9 1 (2.22%) CommVault
9 1 (2.22%) Hitachi