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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 588 593 596
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing IPv4 20 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.047% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £320 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £423 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 - £27.50
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
6821 7193 7684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.91% 14.20% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4084 4286 4478
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 447 422
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
South East +18 6 - - 1
London -4 6 £375 -6.25% 5
North West +6 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £415 -
Yorkshire +17 2 £363 +13.28%
IPv4
UK

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 36 (57.14%) Firewall
2 34 (53.97%) Cisco
3 28 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (44.44%) Windows
4 27 (42.86%) CCNP
5 25 (39.68%) IPv6
5 25 (39.68%) VMware
6 23 (36.51%) Linux
7 22 (34.92%) WAN
7 22 (34.92%) Juniper
8 19 (30.16%) LAN
9 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 17 (26.98%) Ethernet
10 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
11 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
11 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
12 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (23.81%) OSPF
12 15 (23.81%) BGP
12 15 (23.81%) DNS
13 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 14 (22.22%) MPLS
13 14 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (22.22%) Network Security
14 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
14 13 (20.63%) VPN
14 13 (20.63%) DHCP
15 12 (19.05%) CCNA
16 11 (17.46%) SAN

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 (3.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (57.14%) Firewall
2 25 (39.68%) IPv6
3 22 (34.92%) WAN
4 19 (30.16%) LAN
5 17 (26.98%) Ethernet
6 15 (23.81%) BGP
6 15 (23.81%) DNS
6 15 (23.81%) OSPF
7 14 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (22.22%) MPLS
7 14 (22.22%) Network Security
7 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 13 (20.63%) DHCP
8 13 (20.63%) VPN
9 11 (17.46%) SAN
10 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (14.29%) SSL
11 9 (14.29%) VLAN
11 9 (14.29%) Wireless
12 8 (12.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.35%) Subversion
2 3 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 3 (4.76%) CppUnit
3 2 (3.17%) Automake
4 1 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Legal
3 4 (6.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Architect
2 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 5 (7.94%) Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Network Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Network Security Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Security Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.35%) Java EE
2 4 (6.35%) PostGIS
3 3 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (4.76%) Middleware
3 3 (4.76%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.17%) OpenEmbedded
4 2 (3.17%) OpenGL
4 2 (3.17%) WebKit
4 2 (3.17%) Yocto
5 1 (1.59%) POSIX
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) STB
3 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.76%) IPTV
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (4.76%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.17%) Digital TV
5 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.59%) MPEG
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) Linux
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
4 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.46%) Unix
6 10 (15.87%) Ubuntu
7 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.76%) Android
9 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.59%) CentOS
11 1 (1.59%) Debian
11 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
2 7 (11.11%) Network Design
3 6 (9.52%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Information Security
4 5 (7.94%) Network Architecture
4 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.35%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (6.35%) E-Discovery
5 4 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) C
2 8 (12.70%) C++
3 6 (9.52%) Python
3 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.94%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) Go
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) Rust
5 3 (4.76%) Scala
6 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (42.86%) CCNP
3 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
5 12 (19.05%) CCNA
6 9 (14.29%) MCSA
6 9 (14.29%) MCSE
6 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (11.11%) CISSP
8 5 (7.94%) CCSA
8 5 (7.94%) CCSE
8 5 (7.94%) GIAC
8 5 (7.94%) JNCIA
9 4 (6.35%) CCIP
10 2 (3.17%) CCIE
10 2 (3.17%) CLAS
11 1 (1.59%) Degree
11 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 9 (14.29%) vSphere
3 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.76%) iptables
6 3 (4.76%) OpenSSH
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Nagios
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
3 4 (6.35%) EnCase
3 4 (6.35%) Puppet
4 2 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.17%) OpenView
5 1 (1.59%) Graphite
5 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.59%) SELinux
5 1 (1.59%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) Cisco
2 25 (39.68%) VMware
3 22 (34.92%) Juniper
4 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.52%) Infoblox
7 5 (7.94%) Huawei
7 5 (7.94%) Riverbed
8 4 (6.35%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (4.76%) Avaya
9 3 (4.76%) F5
9 3 (4.76%) Mitel
9 3 (4.76%) Nokia
10 2 (3.17%) Apple
10 2 (3.17%) CA
10 2 (3.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
10 2 (3.17%) Motorola
10 2 (3.17%) Nagra
10 2 (3.17%) Sophos
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