The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 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 6 (IPv6)
Rank 551 524 543
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing IPv6 37 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.075% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.55% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 9
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£363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £575 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £270 £354
% change year-on-year
+36.57% -23.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
IPv6
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% -

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in England

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the England region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in England

IPv6
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

IPv6 Daily Rate Histogram in England

IPv6
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the England region.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in England

IPv6
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 IPv6 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 +26 19 £363 -27.50% 2
East of England -24 6 £345 +45.26% 2
South East -13 5 £350 +94.44% 7
South West - 2 £388 - 1
North West -15 1 £363 -36.95% 2
West Midlands -21 1 £375 +63.04% 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 45 (55.56%) Cisco
2 43 (53.09%) BGP
3 35 (43.21%) Firewall
3 35 (43.21%) WAN
4 34 (41.98%) OSPF
5 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (35.80%) LAN
6 28 (34.57%) IPv4
7 27 (33.33%) VPN
8 23 (28.40%) Windows
8 23 (28.40%) Citrix
8 23 (28.40%) Juniper
9 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
10 20 (24.69%) Internet
11 19 (23.46%) MPLS
12 18 (22.22%) VMware
13 17 (20.99%) Network Security
13 17 (20.99%) EIGRP
13 17 (20.99%) Ethernet
13 17 (20.99%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (19.75%) HP
14 16 (19.75%) CCNP
15 15 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (17.28%) Perl
16 14 (17.28%) VLAN
16 14 (17.28%) Wireless
17 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
17 13 (16.05%) Linux
17 13 (16.05%) CCIE

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IPv6 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 IPv6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.11%) Apache
1 9 (11.11%) nginx
1 9 (11.11%) Confluence
1 9 (11.11%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.94%) MS Office
4 2 (2.47%) MS Project
5 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (53.09%) BGP
2 35 (43.21%) Firewall
2 35 (43.21%) WAN
3 34 (41.98%) OSPF
4 29 (35.80%) LAN
5 28 (34.57%) IPv4
6 27 (33.33%) VPN
7 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
8 20 (24.69%) Internet
9 19 (23.46%) MPLS
10 17 (20.99%) Ethernet
10 17 (20.99%) EIGRP
10 17 (20.99%) Network Security
11 15 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (17.28%) VLAN
12 14 (17.28%) Wireless
13 12 (14.81%) IPsec
13 12 (14.81%) DNS
13 12 (14.81%) Multicast
14 10 (12.35%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) MySQL
2 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Subversion
1 9 (11.11%) JIRA
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.11%) Hudson
1 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.64%) GDB
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) MSI
4 1 (1.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Electronics
3 4 (4.94%) Finance
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.23%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Network Engineer
2 7 (8.64%) Test Engineer
3 6 (7.41%) Server Engineer
3 6 (7.41%) Consultant
3 6 (7.41%) Architect
3 6 (7.41%) Developer
3 6 (7.41%) Analyst
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Network Consultant
4 5 (6.17%) Network Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Programmer
5 4 (4.94%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Network Design Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Security Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) C Developer
5 4 (4.94%) C Programmer
6 3 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) LAMP
2 5 (6.17%) WML
2 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) XML
2 5 (6.17%) WAP
3 2 (2.47%) JPA
3 2 (2.47%) JMS
3 2 (2.47%) Spring
3 2 (2.47%) Ajax
3 2 (2.47%) XMPP
4 1 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.23%) HTML5
4 1 (1.23%) OLE
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Wiki
2 8 (9.88%) Smart Meter
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.64%) iPad
4 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Open Source
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.70%) DTV
6 3 (3.70%) Clustering
7 2 (2.47%) Economics
7 2 (2.47%) PKI
7 2 (2.47%) Handset
8 1 (1.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.23%) AS400
8 1 (1.23%) Telematics
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Linux
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.11%) Debian
5 8 (9.88%) Ubuntu
6 7 (8.64%) CentOS
7 5 (6.17%) UNIX
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (11.11%) DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) DNA
5 7 (8.64%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) Project Management
6 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (6.17%) Network Design
8 4 (4.94%) Network Planning
8 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.94%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.70%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) Perl
2 12 (14.81%) Java
3 11 (13.58%) SQL
4 9 (11.11%) PHP
4 9 (11.11%) C
4 9 (11.11%) Ruby
4 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.17%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.47%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.75%) CCNP
3 13 (16.05%) CCIE
4 12 (14.81%) Degree
5 7 (8.64%) CCNA
6 6 (7.41%) JNCIS
7 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.94%) HP ASE
8 4 (4.94%) HP MASE
8 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (4.94%) CCSP
8 4 (4.94%) ISEB
8 4 (4.94%) CISSP
9 3 (3.70%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.47%) CCSE
10 2 (2.47%) PMP
10 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.47%) CCIP
10 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.11%) Postfix
2 9 (11.11%) XenServer
2 9 (11.11%) Samba
3 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.94%) Snort
3 4 (4.94%) Nmap
4 3 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.23%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) ZABBIX
1 9 (11.11%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) WSUS
2 7 (8.64%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.94%) Nessus
4 3 (3.70%) OPNET
4 3 (3.70%) SCCM
4 3 (3.70%) SCOM
4 3 (3.70%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.70%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.70%) Salt
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.23%) RANCID
6 1 (1.23%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) Cisco
2 23 (28.40%) Citrix
2 23 (28.40%) Juniper
3 18 (22.22%) VMware
4 16 (19.75%) HP
5 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
6 12 (14.81%) F5
7 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.64%) Apple
8 7 (8.64%) McAfee
9 6 (7.41%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.17%) Meraki
10 5 (6.17%) Aruba
10 5 (6.17%) Brocade
11 3 (3.70%) SAP
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle
12 2 (2.47%) Symantec
12 2 (2.47%) EMC
12 2 (2.47%) Motorola
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