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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 550 524 539
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing IPv6 45 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.093% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.66% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £216 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £119.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.45% +431.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £119.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-69.66% +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
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
London +9 17 £375 -11.76% 2
South East -21 10 £313 +10.61% 7
South West -12 8 £525 +23.52%
East of England -2 3 £625 +105.76% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £304 - 1
West Midlands +2 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (62.22%) IPv4
2 41 (45.56%) Cisco
3 39 (43.33%) BGP
4 38 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (37.78%) VPN
6 33 (36.67%) MPLS
6 33 (36.67%) OSPF
7 32 (35.56%) CCNP
8 29 (32.22%) Linux
9 26 (28.89%) WAN
10 25 (27.78%) Telecoms
11 24 (26.67%) Juniper
11 24 (26.67%) LAN
12 21 (23.33%) Network Security
12 21 (23.33%) Data Centre
13 20 (22.22%) Broadband
13 20 (22.22%) Wireless
14 16 (17.78%) Firewall
14 16 (17.78%) L2TP
14 16 (17.78%) Ethernet
15 15 (16.67%) DNS
15 15 (16.67%) IPsec
15 15 (16.67%) 802.1X
16 13 (14.44%) DHCP
16 13 (14.44%) CCIP
16 13 (14.44%) JNCIS
17 12 (13.33%) Network Design
17 12 (13.33%) C
18 11 (12.22%) CCNA
18 11 (12.22%) CCIE

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (7.78%) nginx
1 7 (7.78%) Confluence
2 6 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (5.56%) MediaWiki
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) Lync
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) IaaS
3 3 (3.33%) SaaS
3 3 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (62.22%) IPv4
2 39 (43.33%) BGP
3 34 (37.78%) VPN
4 33 (36.67%) MPLS
4 33 (36.67%) OSPF
5 26 (28.89%) WAN
6 24 (26.67%) LAN
7 21 (23.33%) Network Security
8 20 (22.22%) Wireless
8 20 (22.22%) Broadband
9 16 (17.78%) Ethernet
9 16 (17.78%) L2TP
9 16 (17.78%) Firewall
10 15 (16.67%) IPsec
10 15 (16.67%) DNS
11 13 (14.44%) DHCP
12 11 (12.22%) 3G
12 11 (12.22%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (12.22%) 4G
13 10 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) MySQL
1 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.22%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) JIRA
2 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.56%) Subversion
3 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (2.22%) RSpec
4 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.22%) Trac
4 2 (2.22%) GitLab
5 1 (1.11%) CANoe
5 1 (1.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.11%) Redmine
General
1 25 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.89%) Finance
3 7 (7.78%) Billing
4 6 (6.67%) Multimedia
5 5 (5.56%) Electronics
5 5 (5.56%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
7 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) IP Engineer
3 8 (8.89%) Designer
3 8 (8.89%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (7.78%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (7.78%) Architect
5 5 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Lead Designer
6 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.44%) LAMP
3 3 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 2 (2.22%) Flash
4 2 (2.22%) CGI
4 2 (2.22%) REST
4 2 (2.22%) MCollective
5 1 (1.11%) XMPP
5 1 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.22%) User Experience
3 7 (7.78%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.78%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.56%) Wiki
4 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.33%) PKI
5 3 (3.33%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.22%) DTV
6 2 (2.22%) IPTV
6 2 (2.22%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.11%) Telematics
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) UNIX
4 6 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.56%) Debian
5 5 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.22%) SmartOS
6 2 (2.22%) CoreOS
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) Network Design
2 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.00%) Change Control
4 8 (8.89%) Migration
4 8 (8.89%) OO
4 8 (8.89%) OOD
5 7 (7.78%) UML
5 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.78%) DevOps
5 7 (7.78%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.67%) CRM
6 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.56%) Validation
7 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) C
2 10 (11.11%) C++
3 7 (7.78%) Embedded C
4 6 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 6 (6.67%) Ruby
4 6 (6.67%) Perl
5 5 (5.56%) PHP
5 5 (5.56%) Java
5 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.44%) SQL
6 4 (4.44%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (35.56%) CCNP
3 13 (14.44%) CCIP
3 13 (14.44%) JNCIS
4 11 (12.22%) CCNA
4 11 (12.22%) CCIE
5 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.78%) JNCIA
6 7 (7.78%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.67%) Degree
8 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) CCSP
9 2 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) CCSE
10 1 (1.11%) CCDA
10 1 (1.11%) CCDP
10 1 (1.11%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.11%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.78%) iptables
3 5 (5.56%) Postfix
3 5 (5.56%) vCloud
3 5 (5.56%) Samba
3 5 (5.56%) XenServer
4 2 (2.22%) vSphere
4 2 (2.22%) Varnish
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.22%) Snort
4 2 (2.22%) Squid
4 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.22%) Firmware
4 2 (2.22%) KVM
4 2 (2.22%) Docker
4 2 (2.22%) LXC
4 2 (2.22%) XenApp
4 2 (2.22%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Puppet
2 6 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.56%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.44%) Salt
5 2 (2.22%) systemd
5 2 (2.22%) vMotion
5 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.22%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.22%) Ansible
5 2 (2.22%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.22%) Nessus
6 1 (1.11%) Nagios
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 41 (45.56%) Cisco
2 24 (26.67%) Juniper
3 10 (11.11%) VMware
4 8 (8.89%) Citrix
5 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.78%) Tandberg
5 7 (7.78%) BT
6 6 (6.67%) Brocade
7 4 (4.44%) HP
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.33%) F5
8 3 (3.33%) Verint
9 2 (2.22%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.22%) Splunk
9 2 (2.22%) SAP
10 1 (1.11%) Motorola
10 1 (1.11%) Nokia
10 1 (1.11%) Dell
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