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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 583 554 563
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing IPv4 45 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.82% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 7
Median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £226 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £473 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £286 £400
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -28.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £189.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -80.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £189.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -80.68%
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
8052 7359 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.14% 14.26% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 4267 3666
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 451 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
West Midlands -13 19 £400 - 1
South East +17 12 £388 +10.71% 1
East of England +16 5 - -
London -25 5 £382 -4.50% 3
South West -7 2 £412 -13.31% 1
North West - 2 £293 -
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 (59.21%) Cisco
2 44 (57.89%) Firewall
3 37 (48.68%) IPv6
4 34 (44.74%) Linux
5 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 30 (39.47%) VPN
6 27 (35.53%) WAN
7 26 (34.21%) LAN
8 25 (32.89%) Windows
8 25 (32.89%) VMware
9 23 (30.26%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (30.26%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (30.26%) BGP
9 23 (30.26%) MPLS
10 22 (28.95%) OSPF
11 21 (27.63%) CCNP
11 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
12 19 (25.00%) vSphere
12 19 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
13 17 (22.37%) Juniper
13 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
13 17 (22.37%) Ethernet
14 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
15 15 (19.74%) IPsec
16 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
16 14 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (17.11%) Finance

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 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.89%) Firewall
2 37 (48.68%) IPv6
3 30 (39.47%) VPN
4 27 (35.53%) WAN
5 26 (34.21%) LAN
6 23 (30.26%) BGP
6 23 (30.26%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (30.26%) MPLS
7 22 (28.95%) OSPF
8 17 (22.37%) Ethernet
9 15 (19.74%) IPsec
10 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.47%) SAN
12 10 (13.16%) Broadband
12 10 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (13.16%) DNS
13 8 (10.53%) DHCP
13 8 (10.53%) SNMP
13 8 (10.53%) SSL
13 8 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) ClearCase
1 6 (7.89%) CppUnit
1 6 (7.89%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.11%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Electronics
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 4 (5.26%) Military
5 2 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Designer
6 5 (6.58%) IP Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) IT Support
6 5 (6.58%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) 802.1X
1 6 (7.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (7.89%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.95%) RSS
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.32%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.32%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.63%) iSeries
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) STB
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Linux
2 25 (32.89%) Windows
3 19 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
8 9 (11.84%) Unix
9 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.32%) CentOS
12 1 (1.32%) Debian
12 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Network Design
2 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.21%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (7.89%) High Availability
4 6 (7.89%) Scrum
4 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.58%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (6.58%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (6.58%) ITIL
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) Change Management
6 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.26%) Project Management
6 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) C
2 7 (9.21%) C++
3 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.63%) Lisp
4 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) Korn
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (27.63%) CCNP
3 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (13.16%) MCSE
7 9 (11.84%) MCSA
8 4 (5.26%) CCIE
9 3 (3.95%) CCSA
9 3 (3.95%) CCSE
9 3 (3.95%) CISSP
9 3 (3.95%) Degree
9 3 (3.95%) MCITP
9 3 (3.95%) MCTS
10 2 (2.63%) CCNA
10 2 (2.63%) CLAS
10 2 (2.63%) GIAC
11 1 (1.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) vSphere
2 11 (14.47%) VMware ESX
3 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (9.21%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (7.89%) iptables
6 6 (7.89%) OpenSSH
6 6 (7.89%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.32%) Firmware
8 1 (1.32%) Snort
8 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.95%) Nagios
2 3 (3.95%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (3.95%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.63%) EnCase
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) SELinux
4 1 (1.32%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.32%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Cisco
2 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 25 (32.89%) VMware
4 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 17 (22.37%) Juniper
6 10 (13.16%) Oracle
7 8 (10.53%) F5
8 6 (7.89%) Avaya
9 5 (6.58%) Mitel
9 5 (6.58%) Nokia
10 4 (5.26%) Huawei
10 4 (5.26%) Remedy
10 4 (5.26%) SAP
11 3 (3.95%) BT
11 3 (3.95%) Ericsson
11 3 (3.95%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (3.95%) IBM
11 3 (3.95%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.95%) Mapinfo
11 3 (3.95%) Tellabs
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