The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 564 572 541
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs citing IPv6 53 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.075% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 35
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £261 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £334
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
7641 7384 6492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.56% 15.01% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4703 4158 3571
Median daily rate £399 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 413 373
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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 +10 29 £375 -11.76% 4
London 0 15 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +8 3 £293 +23.15% 1
South West +1 3 £261 -45.00%
West Midlands -2 3 £325 -27.77% 1
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 66 (64.71%) VPN
2 60 (58.82%) BGP
3 54 (52.94%) Cisco
4 48 (47.06%) Linux
5 46 (45.10%) IPv4
5 46 (45.10%) IPsec
6 43 (42.16%) Firewall
6 43 (42.16%) OSPF
6 43 (42.16%) DNS
7 42 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 42 (41.18%) MPLS
8 34 (33.33%) WAN
9 31 (30.39%) Microsoft
10 29 (28.43%) LAN
10 29 (28.43%) Windows
11 28 (27.45%) VMware
11 28 (27.45%) Marketing
12 27 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (25.49%) DHCP
14 25 (24.51%) Degree
14 25 (24.51%) Hyper-V
15 24 (23.53%) Load Balancing
15 24 (23.53%) Workflow
16 22 (21.57%) CheckPoint
16 22 (21.57%) HTTP
17 21 (20.59%) Data Centre
18 20 (19.61%) Public Cloud
18 20 (19.61%) Software-Defined Networking
18 20 (19.61%) CSS
19 19 (18.63%) Cisco ASA

IPv6
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 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
2 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.98%) nginx
2 1 (0.98%) Smallworld
2 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (64.71%) VPN
2 60 (58.82%) BGP
3 46 (45.10%) IPsec
3 46 (45.10%) IPv4
4 43 (42.16%) DNS
4 43 (42.16%) Firewall
4 43 (42.16%) OSPF
5 42 (41.18%) MPLS
5 42 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 34 (33.33%) WAN
7 29 (28.43%) LAN
8 26 (25.49%) DHCP
9 22 (21.57%) HTTP
10 20 (19.61%) Software-Defined Networking
11 19 (18.63%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (13.73%) Network Security
14 13 (12.75%) Wireless
15 11 (10.78%) VLAN
16 10 (9.80%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.98%) GitLab
2 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) RSpec
General
1 28 (27.45%) Marketing
2 19 (18.63%) Telecoms
3 15 (14.71%) Finance
4 9 (8.82%) Electronics
4 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.90%) Retail
6 4 (3.92%) Military
7 2 (1.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.98%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.78%) Architect
3 11 (10.78%) Designer
4 10 (9.80%) Network Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Data Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Data Centre Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Data Migration Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Migration Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Network Support
6 7 (6.86%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
7 6 (5.88%) IP Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Network Designer
8 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) CSS
2 14 (13.73%) 802.1X
3 11 (10.78%) .NET
3 11 (10.78%) XML
4 3 (2.94%) RSS
5 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.98%) MCollective
5 1 (0.98%) REST
5 1 (0.98%) RFC 2547
5 1 (0.98%) Web Services
5 1 (0.98%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 20 (19.61%) Public Cloud
3 14 (13.73%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (8.82%) iSeries
6 4 (3.92%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.94%) PKI
8 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.98%) Clustering
9 1 (0.98%) Handset
9 1 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.98%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.06%) Linux
2 29 (28.43%) Windows
3 27 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
5 11 (10.78%) Ubuntu
6 8 (7.84%) Unix
7 1 (0.98%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.98%) HPUX
7 1 (0.98%) SmartOS
7 1 (0.98%) Solaris
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Load Balancing
1 24 (23.53%) Workflow
2 16 (15.69%) Migration
3 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
3 15 (14.71%) Network Design
4 14 (13.73%) Presales
4 14 (13.73%) Process Improvement
5 11 (10.78%) ITIL
6 10 (9.80%) Software Testing
7 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (8.82%) High Availability
7 9 (8.82%) Programme Management
8 8 (7.84%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.90%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Time Management
10 4 (3.92%) Business Development
10 4 (3.92%) Network Management
10 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.75%) SQL
3 11 (10.78%) C
3 11 (10.78%) C#
3 11 (10.78%) C++
3 11 (10.78%) VB
3 11 (10.78%) VBScript
4 9 (8.82%) Lisp
5 5 (4.90%) Python
6 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.96%) Java
6 2 (1.96%) Korn
6 2 (1.96%) Perl
6 2 (1.96%) Ruby
6 2 (1.96%) Tcl
7 1 (0.98%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) Degree
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (14.71%) MCSE
4 12 (11.76%) MCSA
4 12 (11.76%) MCSD
5 8 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.88%) CCNP
7 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.90%) CCIE
8 5 (4.90%) CCNA
9 4 (3.92%) MBA
10 3 (2.94%) MCITP
10 3 (2.94%) MCTS
11 2 (1.96%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.96%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.96%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (24.51%) Hyper-V
2 14 (13.73%) VMware ESX
3 13 (12.75%) vSphere
4 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.96%) Snort
6 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.98%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.98%) Docker
6 1 (0.98%) iptables
6 1 (0.98%) KVM
6 1 (0.98%) LXC
6 1 (0.98%) Squid
6 1 (0.98%) Varnish
6 1 (0.98%) vCloud
6 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.94%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.98%) Cacti
4 1 (0.98%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.98%) systemd
4 1 (0.98%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.98%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (52.94%) Cisco
2 31 (30.39%) Microsoft
3 28 (27.45%) VMware
4 22 (21.57%) CheckPoint
5 17 (16.67%) Juniper
6 15 (14.71%) Oracle
7 14 (13.73%) Red Hat
8 13 (12.75%) F5
9 11 (10.78%) Palo Alto
10 10 (9.80%) HP
10 10 (9.80%) IBM
11 9 (8.82%) SAP
12 8 (7.84%) Avaya
13 7 (6.86%) Aruba
14 6 (5.88%) NetScout
15 5 (4.90%) Brocade
16 3 (2.94%) Forcepoint
16 3 (2.94%) NetApp
16 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
17 2 (1.96%) Nokia