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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 554 532 553
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Contract jobs citing IPv6 42 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.13% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.86% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 18
Average daily rate £400 £300 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +23 18 £350 +16.66% 7
London +14 15 £475 +7.04% 3
North West -26 4 £600 -
Yorkshire -32 4 £305 +7.10% 1
South West -4 1 - - 2
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 43 (57.33%) IPv4
1 43 (57.33%) Firewall
2 42 (56.00%) Cisco
3 39 (52.00%) OSPF
4 37 (49.33%) VPN
5 36 (48.00%) BGP
6 35 (46.67%) VMware
7 32 (42.67%) WAN
8 30 (40.00%) LAN
9 29 (38.67%) MPLS
10 27 (36.00%) DNS
11 26 (34.67%) Linux
12 25 (33.33%) IPsec
13 24 (32.00%) Data Centre
14 19 (25.33%) Network Design
15 18 (24.00%) TCP/IP
16 17 (22.67%) SQL
17 16 (21.33%) CheckPoint
17 16 (21.33%) Migration
17 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (20.00%) Juniper
18 15 (20.00%) Wireless
18 15 (20.00%) Windows
18 15 (20.00%) HP
18 15 (20.00%) vSphere
19 14 (18.67%) DHCP
19 14 (18.67%) Network Security
20 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 13 (17.33%) Microsoft

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (6.67%) Confluence
1 5 (6.67%) nginx
2 4 (5.33%) IIS
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) JBoss
3 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) MediaWiki
4 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (57.33%) Firewall
1 43 (57.33%) IPv4
2 39 (52.00%) OSPF
3 37 (49.33%) VPN
4 36 (48.00%) BGP
5 32 (42.67%) WAN
6 30 (40.00%) LAN
7 29 (38.67%) MPLS
8 27 (36.00%) DNS
9 25 (33.33%) IPsec
10 18 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 15 (20.00%) Wireless
12 14 (18.67%) DHCP
12 14 (18.67%) Network Security
13 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (14.67%) EIGRP
14 10 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (13.33%) FabricPath
14 10 (13.33%) VLAN
15 9 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.67%) MySQL
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.00%) GitLab
2 3 (4.00%) RSpec
2 3 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) Hudson
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 5 (6.67%) Electronics
4 5 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (4.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.67%) Advertising
6 2 (2.67%) Military
7 1 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Local Government
7 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Architect
3 12 (16.00%) Designer
4 11 (14.67%) Data Centre Architect
4 11 (14.67%) Network Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Data Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Data Migration Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Migration Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Designer
7 5 (6.67%) Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Network Designer
8 4 (5.33%) Data Migration Lead
8 4 (5.33%) IP Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Data Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.67%) Flash
2 5 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) MCollective
4 3 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (2.67%) LAMP
5 2 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.33%) Middleware
6 1 (1.33%) RFC 2547
6 1 (1.33%) WAP
6 1 (1.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (12.00%) iSeries
5 7 (9.33%) Clustering
6 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.67%) Life Science
8 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.67%) PKI
8 2 (2.67%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.67%) Wiki
9 1 (1.33%) FlexPod
9 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.67%) Unix
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.00%) CoreOS
7 3 (4.00%) SmartOS
8 2 (2.67%) CentOS
8 2 (2.67%) Debian
8 2 (2.67%) Solaris
8 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) CatOS
9 1 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Network Design
2 16 (21.33%) Migration
3 12 (16.00%) High Availability
4 11 (14.67%) Network Architecture
5 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security
6 6 (8.00%) ITIL
6 6 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (8.00%) Workflow
7 5 (6.67%) Change Management
7 5 (6.67%) DevOps
7 5 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.33%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (5.33%) E-Discovery
8 4 (5.33%) Validation
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) Lisp
3 5 (6.67%) Perl
3 5 (6.67%) Ruby
4 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) Java
5 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.33%) Korn
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.33%) CCNA
2 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.67%) CCNP
4 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 5 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) CCSA
6 3 (4.00%) CCSE
6 3 (4.00%) CISSP
6 3 (4.00%) GIAC
7 2 (2.67%) CCIE
7 2 (2.67%) MCSE
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.33%) CCDA
8 1 (1.33%) CCDP
8 1 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) vSphere
2 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 9 (12.00%) vCloud
5 6 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.67%) iptables
7 4 (5.33%) XenApp
8 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (4.00%) Btrfs
8 3 (4.00%) Docker
8 3 (4.00%) Firmware
8 3 (4.00%) KVM
8 3 (4.00%) LXC
8 3 (4.00%) Snort
8 3 (4.00%) Squid
8 3 (4.00%) Varnish
9 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (2.67%) Postfix
9 2 (2.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
1 5 (6.67%) vRealize
2 4 (5.33%) EnCase
2 4 (5.33%) Nagios
3 3 (4.00%) Ansible
3 3 (4.00%) CFEngine
3 3 (4.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.00%) Nessus
3 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (4.00%) systemd
4 2 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.67%) SCCM
4 2 (2.67%) vMotion
4 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.33%) OpenView
5 1 (1.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) Cisco
2 35 (46.67%) VMware
3 16 (21.33%) CheckPoint
4 15 (20.00%) HP
4 15 (20.00%) Juniper
5 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.33%) Oracle
6 12 (16.00%) IBM
7 8 (10.67%) Palo Alto
7 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.00%) Brocade
8 6 (8.00%) F5
8 6 (8.00%) SAP
9 5 (6.67%) Aruba
9 5 (6.67%) Avaya
9 5 (6.67%) Citrix
9 5 (6.67%) EMC
9 5 (6.67%) NetScout
9 5 (6.67%) Riverbed
10 4 (5.33%) Infoblox