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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 509 507 471
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -36
Contract jobs citing IPv6 47 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.052% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.38% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 26
Average daily rate
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£298 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.36% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £279 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £308 £237
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +29.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.05 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.05 - £19.00
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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
6788 6019 6537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.53% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3869 3256 3192
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 371 607
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.37 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
North West - 12 - -
Yorkshire +11 11 £285 - 3
South West -17 10 £425 -15.00% 7
London +3 6 £475 +5.55% 8
South East -19 5 £295 -32.18% 11
West Midlands +1 3 - -
East of England -6 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 68 (80.00%) BGP
2 59 (69.41%) OSPF
3 55 (64.71%) Cisco
4 50 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (56.47%) VPN
6 43 (50.59%) IPv4
7 42 (49.41%) CCNP
8 41 (48.24%) WAN
9 40 (47.06%) MPLS
10 38 (44.71%) LAN
11 32 (37.65%) Juniper
12 31 (36.47%) Ethernet
13 30 (35.29%) Linux
14 26 (30.59%) Firewall
15 25 (29.41%) CCIP
15 25 (29.41%) CCIE
16 21 (24.71%) EIGRP
17 20 (23.53%) HSRP
18 19 (22.35%) CCNA
18 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
18 19 (22.35%) VMware
18 19 (22.35%) Network Security
19 18 (21.18%) Cisco IOS
19 18 (21.18%) Citrix
19 18 (21.18%) Junos
20 17 (20.00%) VRRP
20 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 16 (18.82%) Capacity Planning
21 16 (18.82%) Internet
21 16 (18.82%) Telecoms

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (14.12%) Apache
2 11 (12.94%) Confluence
2 11 (12.94%) MediaWiki
3 10 (11.76%) nginx
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 68 (80.00%) BGP
2 59 (69.41%) OSPF
3 48 (56.47%) VPN
4 43 (50.59%) IPv4
5 41 (48.24%) WAN
6 40 (47.06%) MPLS
7 38 (44.71%) LAN
8 31 (36.47%) Ethernet
9 26 (30.59%) Firewall
10 21 (24.71%) EIGRP
11 20 (23.53%) HSRP
12 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
12 19 (22.35%) Network Security
13 18 (21.18%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (21.18%) Junos
14 17 (20.00%) VRRP
15 16 (18.82%) IPsec
15 16 (18.82%) Internet
15 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (16.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) MySQL
2 11 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
1 13 (15.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.94%) Hudson
2 11 (12.94%) Subversion
2 11 (12.94%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.35%) GCC
3 2 (2.35%) GDB
4 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.18%) MSI
4 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Automotive
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.35%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Implementation Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) IP Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Lead Network Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Network Design Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) DevOps Administrator
10 2 (2.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) LAMP
2 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 3 (3.53%) STL
3 3 (3.53%) HTML5
4 2 (2.35%) JMS
4 2 (2.35%) Spring
4 2 (2.35%) Ajax
4 2 (2.35%) XMPP
4 2 (2.35%) JPA
4 2 (2.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Wiki
2 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Open Source
4 3 (3.53%) Telematics
4 3 (3.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) Economics
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) AS400
6 1 (1.18%) Handset
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.29%) Linux
2 16 (18.82%) UNIX
3 14 (16.47%) Windows
4 13 (15.29%) CentOS
5 8 (9.41%) Ubuntu
5 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.41%) Debian
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (15.29%) DevOps
3 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.76%) Build Automation
6 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.06%) Database Theory
6 6 (7.06%) Relational Database Theory
7 5 (5.88%) Network Design
7 5 (5.88%) DNA
8 4 (4.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.71%) Validation
8 4 (4.71%) ITIL
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.53%) Project Management
9 3 (3.53%) Network Planning
9 3 (3.53%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) Perl
2 11 (12.94%) Java
2 11 (12.94%) Ruby
2 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.41%) SQL
4 7 (8.24%) PHP
5 5 (5.88%) C++
6 4 (4.71%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (49.41%) CCNP
3 25 (29.41%) CCIP
3 25 (29.41%) CCIE
4 19 (22.35%) CCNA
5 14 (16.47%) JNCIA
6 12 (14.12%) JNCIP
7 10 (11.76%) Degree
8 7 (8.24%) JNCIS
9 5 (5.88%) HP ASE
9 5 (5.88%) HP MASE
10 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.71%) CISSP
10 4 (4.71%) CCSP
11 2 (2.35%) CCSE
12 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.18%) MCSD
12 1 (1.18%) MCSE
12 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.12%) Postfix
3 11 (12.94%) XenServer
3 11 (12.94%) Samba
4 10 (11.76%) vCloud
5 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.71%) Snort
6 4 (4.71%) Nmap
7 1 (1.18%) Squid
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.18%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Puppet
2 11 (12.94%) ZABBIX
3 8 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.41%) Salt
4 4 (4.71%) Nessus
5 2 (2.35%) SCCM
5 2 (2.35%) SCOM
5 2 (2.35%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.18%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.18%) RANCID
Vendors
1 55 (64.71%) Cisco
2 32 (37.65%) Juniper
3 19 (22.35%) VMware
4 18 (21.18%) Citrix
5 13 (15.29%) BT
5 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
6 12 (14.12%) F5
7 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.06%) HP
8 6 (7.06%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.06%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.06%) Brocade
9 5 (5.88%) Meraki
9 5 (5.88%) Aruba
10 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.35%) Tandberg
10 2 (2.35%) AirMagnet
10 2 (2.35%) Percona
10 2 (2.35%) Symantec
10 2 (2.35%) Motorola
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