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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 549 533 550
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing IPv4 30 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
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£413 £440 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +49.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £270 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £189.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+656.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+656.00% -
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
7287 6633 8388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.55% 13.66% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3987 3673 3880
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 387 659
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +23 15 £495 -1.00% 9
South East +5 9 £413 - 5
South West -30 4 £188 - 1
West Midlands -15 1 - - 3
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (65.91%) Firewall
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) IPv6
3 21 (47.73%) LAN
4 20 (45.45%) Cisco
5 17 (38.64%) DNS
6 16 (36.36%) WAN
7 15 (34.09%) DHCP
7 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
8 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 13 (29.55%) ITIL
10 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 10 (22.73%) F5
11 10 (22.73%) SQL
11 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
11 10 (22.73%) VPN
12 9 (20.45%) HP
12 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 8 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
13 8 (18.18%) IBM
13 8 (18.18%) IIS
13 8 (18.18%) VMware
14 7 (15.91%) McAfee
14 7 (15.91%) MS Office

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (65.91%) Firewall
2 24 (54.55%) IPv6
3 21 (47.73%) LAN
4 17 (38.64%) DNS
5 16 (36.36%) WAN
6 15 (34.09%) DHCP
6 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
7 10 (22.73%) VPN
8 6 (13.64%) BGP
8 6 (13.64%) SAN
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (13.64%) VLAN
9 5 (11.36%) Network Security
9 5 (11.36%) OSPF
9 5 (11.36%) VoIP
10 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.82%) SNMP
10 3 (6.82%) 3G
10 3 (6.82%) Intranet
10 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) GDB
2 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 6 (13.64%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Czech Language
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Developer
1 6 (13.64%) Architect
1 6 (13.64%) Consultant
1 6 (13.64%) Server Engineer
1 6 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Programmer
3 4 (9.09%) C Developer
3 4 (9.09%) C Programmer
3 4 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) OLE
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) iPad
2 6 (13.64%) Statistics
3 4 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) CESG
5 1 (2.27%) AS400
5 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.27%) Telematics
5 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) HPUX
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Network Design
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps
7 2 (4.55%) Process Management
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) Network Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Logistics
8 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (15.91%) C
4 5 (11.36%) VBScript
4 5 (11.36%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.55%) Korn
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) MCP
4 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 4 (9.09%) CCIE
5 3 (6.82%) CCNP
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (4.55%) ISEB
6 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CCDP
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) PMP
7 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.27%) MCTS
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) ISA Server
4 4 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) WSUS
1 7 (15.91%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (13.64%) OVSD
2 6 (13.64%) OpenView
2 6 (13.64%) DameWare
3 5 (11.36%) SCCM
4 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Cisco
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.73%) F5
4 9 (20.45%) HP
5 8 (18.18%) IBM
5 8 (18.18%) VMware
6 7 (15.91%) McAfee
6 7 (15.91%) Citrix
6 7 (15.91%) Apple
7 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.64%) Nokia
7 6 (13.64%) Clearswift
8 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 4 (9.09%) Avaya
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle
9 3 (6.82%) Juniper
10 2 (4.55%) NetApp
10 2 (4.55%) EMC
11 1 (2.27%) Sun
11 1 (2.27%) SAP
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