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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 546 524 489
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Contract jobs citing IPv6 33 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.083% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.61% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 25
Average daily rate
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£388 £308 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £261 £237
% change year-on-year
+43.54% +10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.20 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 - £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
7160 6377 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 13.62% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4147 3538 3526
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 389 619
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
North West +6 9 £363 -34.09%
South West - 9 £425 - 1
London +5 7 £406 +4.83% 1
South East -21 5 £350 +13.82% 3
West Midlands -15 2 £375 +87.50% 1
East of England -18 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 47 (66.20%) BGP
2 43 (60.56%) Cisco
3 39 (54.93%) OSPF
4 34 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (43.66%) IPv4
6 30 (42.25%) VPN
7 29 (40.85%) WAN
8 28 (39.44%) Juniper
9 26 (36.62%) Firewall
9 26 (36.62%) Ethernet
9 26 (36.62%) CCNP
10 25 (35.21%) LAN
11 24 (33.80%) MPLS
12 22 (30.99%) CCIE
12 22 (30.99%) Linux
13 17 (23.94%) Windows
13 17 (23.94%) Citrix
13 17 (23.94%) HSRP
14 16 (22.54%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (21.13%) Internet
15 15 (21.13%) EIGRP
15 15 (21.13%) VMware
16 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
16 14 (19.72%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (19.72%) Network Security
16 14 (19.72%) VRRP
16 14 (19.72%) Junos
17 13 (18.31%) F5
17 13 (18.31%) CCNA
17 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 8 (11.27%) nginx
2 7 (9.86%) Apache
3 6 (8.45%) Confluence
3 6 (8.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (66.20%) BGP
2 39 (54.93%) OSPF
3 31 (43.66%) IPv4
4 30 (42.25%) VPN
5 29 (40.85%) WAN
6 26 (36.62%) Ethernet
6 26 (36.62%) Firewall
7 25 (35.21%) LAN
8 24 (33.80%) MPLS
9 17 (23.94%) HSRP
10 16 (22.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (21.13%) Internet
11 15 (21.13%) EIGRP
12 14 (19.72%) VRRP
12 14 (19.72%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (19.72%) Network Security
12 14 (19.72%) Junos
13 12 (16.90%) VLAN
14 11 (15.49%) Wireless
15 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) MySQL
2 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.45%) Hudson
2 6 (8.45%) Subversion
2 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 3 (4.23%) GDB
4 2 (2.82%) GCC
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.41%) MSI
5 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Implementation Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) IP Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Network Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Network Design Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Lead Network Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Designer
10 2 (2.82%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) LAMP
2 3 (4.23%) STL
3 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) JMS
3 2 (2.82%) Spring
3 2 (2.82%) Ajax
3 2 (2.82%) XMPP
3 2 (2.82%) JPA
3 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (1.41%) WAP
4 1 (1.41%) OLE
4 1 (1.41%) WML
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.45%) Wiki
3 4 (5.63%) Open Source
3 4 (5.63%) iPad
4 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Telematics
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) AS400
5 1 (1.41%) Handset
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Economics
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Windows
3 12 (16.90%) UNIX
4 8 (11.27%) CentOS
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.45%) Debian
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.27%) DevOps
4 6 (8.45%) Build Automation
4 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (8.45%) Database Theory
4 6 (8.45%) Relational Database Theory
4 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.45%) Network Design
5 5 (7.04%) DNA
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL
6 4 (5.63%) Network Planning
6 4 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Business Development
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Perl
2 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) Java
2 8 (11.27%) Ruby
2 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.86%) PHP
4 5 (7.04%) C++
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) C
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) R
7 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 34 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (36.62%) CCNP
3 22 (30.99%) CCIE
4 13 (18.31%) CCNA
5 10 (14.08%) CCIP
5 10 (14.08%) JNCIA
5 10 (14.08%) Degree
6 8 (11.27%) JNCIP
7 7 (9.86%) JNCIS
7 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.04%) HP ASE
9 5 (7.04%) HP MASE
10 4 (5.63%) CISSP
10 4 (5.63%) CCSP
11 2 (2.82%) CCSE
12 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.41%) PMP
12 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.41%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.86%) Postfix
3 6 (8.45%) XenServer
3 6 (8.45%) Samba
4 4 (5.63%) Snort
4 4 (5.63%) Nmap
5 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.41%) Firmware
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 6 (8.45%) ZABBIX
2 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.45%) Salt
3 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.63%) Nessus
3 4 (5.63%) WSUS
4 2 (2.82%) SCCM
4 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.82%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.41%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.41%) RANCID
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) Cisco
2 28 (39.44%) Juniper
3 17 (23.94%) Citrix
4 15 (21.13%) VMware
5 13 (18.31%) F5
6 9 (12.68%) BT
6 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
6 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.27%) HP
8 7 (9.86%) CheckPoint
9 6 (8.45%) Blue Coat
10 5 (7.04%) Brocade
10 5 (7.04%) Aruba
10 5 (7.04%) Meraki
11 4 (5.63%) McAfee
11 4 (5.63%) Apple
12 2 (2.82%) Motorola
12 2 (2.82%) Symantec
12 2 (2.82%) Oracle
12 2 (2.82%) Percona