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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 535 533 559
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Contract jobs citing IPv6 48 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.049% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £560 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+431.11% -
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
7443 6649 8272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.61% 13.66% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4074 3675 3832
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 385 650
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
South East +9 16 £310 +106.66% 5
London +25 13 £325 -18.75% 6
South West -24 10 £413 - 2
East of England -26 7 £345 - 4
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (49.45%) Cisco
2 44 (48.35%) BGP
3 39 (42.86%) Firewall
4 38 (41.76%) WAN
5 35 (38.46%) VPN
6 34 (37.36%) LAN
7 33 (36.26%) TCP/IP
7 33 (36.26%) MPLS
7 33 (36.26%) OSPF
8 30 (32.97%) Internet
8 30 (32.97%) Network Security
9 26 (28.57%) Ethernet
10 25 (27.47%) Windows
10 25 (27.47%) Juniper
11 24 (26.37%) IPv4
12 23 (25.27%) Citrix
12 23 (25.27%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (23.08%) Perl
14 21 (23.08%) IPsec
14 21 (23.08%) Multicast
15 20 (21.98%) Telecoms
15 20 (21.98%) PHP
16 17 (18.68%) VMware
17 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (17.58%) VLAN
17 16 (17.58%) Linux
17 16 (17.58%) EIGRP
18 15 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (16.48%) C

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (15.38%) Apache
1 14 (15.38%) nginx
2 13 (14.29%) Confluence
2 13 (14.29%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.40%) MS Office
4 2 (2.20%) MS Project
5 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (48.35%) BGP
2 39 (42.86%) Firewall
3 38 (41.76%) WAN
4 35 (38.46%) VPN
5 34 (37.36%) LAN
6 33 (36.26%) TCP/IP
6 33 (36.26%) MPLS
6 33 (36.26%) OSPF
7 30 (32.97%) Internet
7 30 (32.97%) Network Security
8 26 (28.57%) Ethernet
9 24 (26.37%) IPv4
10 21 (23.08%) IPsec
10 21 (23.08%) Multicast
11 16 (17.58%) VLAN
11 16 (17.58%) EIGRP
12 15 (16.48%) DNS
13 13 (14.29%) LDAP
13 13 (14.29%) GPRS
14 11 (12.09%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 13 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 14 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.29%) Hudson
2 13 (14.29%) Subversion
2 13 (14.29%) JIRA
3 7 (7.69%) GDB
4 1 (1.10%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.10%) MSI
General
1 20 (21.98%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.49%) Electronics
3 4 (4.40%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.99%) Test Engineer
3 7 (7.69%) Analyst
3 7 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (6.59%) Administrator
4 6 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (6.59%) Server Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Programmer
6 4 (4.40%) C Developer
6 4 (4.40%) C Programmer
7 3 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) LAMP
2 5 (5.49%) Web Services
2 5 (5.49%) XML
2 5 (5.49%) WML
2 5 (5.49%) WAP
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) OLE
3 1 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Wiki
2 9 (9.89%) Smart Meter
3 7 (7.69%) iPad
4 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 3 (3.30%) Firmware
5 3 (3.30%) DTV
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Open Source
6 2 (2.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) Economics
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Handset
7 1 (1.10%) AS400
7 1 (1.10%) Telematics
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Linux
3 13 (14.29%) Debian
3 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (13.19%) Ubuntu
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.79%) UNIX
7 7 (7.69%) CentOS
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (16.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (15.38%) DevOps
4 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.09%) ITIL
6 10 (10.99%) DNA
7 8 (8.79%) Network Design
8 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 7 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.49%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (4.40%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.40%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.30%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.30%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) Perl
2 20 (21.98%) PHP
3 15 (16.48%) C
3 15 (16.48%) Java
4 14 (15.38%) Ruby
4 14 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 13 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (5.49%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.10%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.38%) Degree
3 13 (14.29%) CCNP
4 9 (9.89%) CCIE
5 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.59%) CCNA
7 5 (5.49%) ISEB
7 5 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.30%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.30%) CCDP
8 3 (3.30%) CISSP
8 3 (3.30%) CCSP
9 2 (2.20%) PMP
9 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.38%) Postfix
2 14 (15.38%) Samba
3 13 (14.29%) XenServer
4 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.30%) Snort
5 3 (3.30%) Nmap
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.10%) Squid
6 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Puppet
2 13 (14.29%) ZABBIX
3 7 (7.69%) WSUS
3 7 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.49%) OPNET
4 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.30%) Nessus
5 3 (3.30%) SCCM
5 3 (3.30%) SCOM
5 3 (3.30%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.30%) Salt
5 3 (3.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (49.45%) Cisco
2 25 (27.47%) Juniper
3 23 (25.27%) Citrix
4 17 (18.68%) VMware
5 14 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 12 (13.19%) HP
8 10 (10.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (7.69%) Brocade
9 7 (7.69%) Apple
9 7 (7.69%) McAfee
10 6 (6.59%) F5
11 4 (4.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 4 (4.40%) Ericsson
11 4 (4.40%) Huawei
12 3 (3.30%) SAP
13 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.20%) NetApp
13 2 (2.20%) EMC
13 2 (2.20%) Oracle