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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 554 539 508
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs citing IPv4 25 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.029% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
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£363 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £478 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £340 £265
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +28.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 - £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - £36.25
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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
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 £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
London -5 8 £375 -25.00% 4
Yorkshire -12 4 £238 -
East of England - 4 £326 - 2
South East -18 3 - - 7
North West - 3 - - 3
South West - 2 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (82.89%) IPv6
2 53 (69.74%) Cisco
3 49 (64.47%) MPLS
4 47 (61.84%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (60.53%) VPN
6 45 (59.21%) BGP
7 42 (55.26%) CCNP
8 40 (52.63%) OSPF
9 35 (46.05%) Linux
10 33 (43.42%) CCIP
11 28 (36.84%) Juniper
11 28 (36.84%) LAN
11 28 (36.84%) WAN
12 24 (31.58%) Ethernet
13 23 (30.26%) TCP/IP
14 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
15 21 (27.63%) Broadband
15 21 (27.63%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (26.32%) CCIE
16 20 (26.32%) L2TP
17 18 (23.68%) CCNA
18 17 (22.37%) VRRP
18 17 (22.37%) Junos
18 17 (22.37%) IOS XR
19 16 (21.05%) HSRP
19 16 (21.05%) BT 21CN
19 16 (21.05%) JNCIA
19 16 (21.05%) JNCIP
19 16 (21.05%) RSVP
19 16 (21.05%) Wireless

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) Apache
1 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (82.89%) IPv6
2 49 (64.47%) MPLS
3 46 (60.53%) VPN
4 45 (59.21%) BGP
5 40 (52.63%) OSPF
6 28 (36.84%) LAN
6 28 (36.84%) WAN
7 24 (31.58%) Ethernet
8 23 (30.26%) TCP/IP
9 21 (27.63%) Broadband
9 21 (27.63%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (26.32%) L2TP
11 17 (22.37%) VRRP
11 17 (22.37%) Junos
11 17 (22.37%) IOS XR
12 16 (21.05%) HSRP
12 16 (21.05%) BT 21CN
12 16 (21.05%) RSVP
12 16 (21.05%) Wireless
13 14 (18.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) MySQL
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) CANoe
2 2 (2.63%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) Trac
3 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.32%) Redmine
3 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Billing
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
4 3 (3.95%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Operations Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) IP Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Implementation Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Designer
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Lead Designer
7 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.32%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) HTML5
3 2 (2.63%) CGI
4 1 (1.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (5.26%) User Experience
1 4 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.95%) Telematics
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) PKI
3 2 (2.63%) IPTV
3 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.21%) Network Design
3 5 (6.58%) UML
3 5 (6.58%) OO
3 5 (6.58%) OOD
3 5 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (3.95%) Benchmarking
4 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
4 3 (3.95%) Information Security
4 3 (3.95%) Validation
4 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
4 3 (3.95%) CRM
4 3 (3.95%) ITIL
4 3 (3.95%) DevOps
4 3 (3.95%) Change Control
5 2 (2.63%) Use Case
5 2 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (2.63%) Information Management
5 2 (2.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) C
2 6 (7.89%) C++
2 6 (7.89%) Embedded C
3 5 (6.58%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) Perl
4 2 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) SQL
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (61.84%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (55.26%) CCNP
3 33 (43.42%) CCIP
4 20 (26.32%) CCIE
5 18 (23.68%) CCNA
6 16 (21.05%) JNCIA
6 16 (21.05%) JNCIP
7 10 (13.16%) Degree
8 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.89%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.32%) CISSP
11 1 (1.32%) CCDA
11 1 (1.32%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) vCloud
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) Samba
4 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.32%) NFS
4 1 (1.32%) iptables
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.32%) XenApp
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCOM
1 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.32%) MOM
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.32%) Opsview
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Cisco
2 28 (36.84%) Juniper
3 16 (21.05%) BT
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.58%) Brocade
5 4 (5.26%) Tandberg
5 4 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.95%) Nokia
6 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.95%) Verint
7 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.63%) Splunk
7 2 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.32%) F5
8 1 (1.32%) Google
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