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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 569 506 547
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +41
Contract jobs citing IPv4 19 54 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.82% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 9
Average daily rate
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£349 £475 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.52% +69.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.75% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
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
7863 6570 7874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.80% 13.66% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 3670 3807
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 410 592
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.38 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 -1 10 £495 -4.80% 4
South East -13 7 £348 - 6
Yorkshire -7 1 - - 2
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 29 (60.42%) Cisco
3 28 (58.33%) IPv6
4 24 (50.00%) Windows
5 21 (43.75%) LAN
6 19 (39.58%) WAN
7 16 (33.33%) DNS
8 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
9 13 (27.08%) VLAN
10 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (25.00%) DHCP
10 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (25.00%) ITIL
10 12 (25.00%) OSPF
11 11 (22.92%) VMware
11 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
11 11 (22.92%) VPN
12 10 (20.83%) BGP
13 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
13 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (18.75%) Network Security
13 9 (18.75%) F5
14 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 8 (16.67%) SQL
14 8 (16.67%) CCIE
14 8 (16.67%) HP

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 28 (58.33%) IPv6
3 21 (43.75%) LAN
4 19 (39.58%) WAN
5 16 (33.33%) DNS
6 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
7 13 (27.08%) VLAN
8 12 (25.00%) DHCP
8 12 (25.00%) OSPF
9 11 (22.92%) VPN
10 10 (20.83%) BGP
11 9 (18.75%) Network Security
12 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (14.58%) SAN
13 7 (14.58%) VoIP
14 6 (12.50%) MPLS
15 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
15 5 (10.42%) IP Telephony
16 4 (8.33%) GGSN
16 4 (8.33%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) GDB
2 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.33%) Back Office
2 2 (4.17%) Russian Language
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Czech Language
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) C Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Design Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) JMS
3 2 (4.17%) Spring
3 2 (4.17%) Ajax
3 2 (4.17%) JPA
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) iPad
2 4 (8.33%) Statistics
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) CESG
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) Telematics
5 1 (2.08%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX
7 1 (2.08%) HPUX
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Network Design
3 5 (10.42%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (8.33%) Network Planning
4 4 (8.33%) Project Management
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.25%) Network Management
5 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.17%) High Availability
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) DMAIC
7 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C
2 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.50%) VBScript
4 5 (10.42%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) CCIE
3 5 (10.42%) CCNP
3 5 (10.42%) MCP
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) MCSE
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) CCIP
6 1 (2.08%) PMP
6 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) vSphere
3 4 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.08%) Squid
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) WSUS
1 7 (14.58%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
3 4 (8.33%) OpenView
3 4 (8.33%) DameWare
3 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.33%) OVSD
4 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.92%) VMware
4 9 (18.75%) F5
5 8 (16.67%) McAfee
5 8 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (14.58%) Citrix
6 7 (14.58%) Apple
7 6 (12.50%) Juniper
7 6 (12.50%) IBM
8 5 (10.42%) Nokia
9 4 (8.33%) Avaya
9 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.33%) Symantec
9 4 (8.33%) Clearswift
10 3 (6.25%) ProCurve
11 2 (4.17%) NetApp
11 2 (4.17%) Oracle
11 2 (4.17%) EMC
12 1 (2.08%) Sun
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