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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 537 533 545
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing IPv6 52 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.087% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.59% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 14
Average daily rate
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£395 £345 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.49% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.50 £119.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.59% +431.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.89 £119.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-66.61% +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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
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 £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
South East -11 22 £381 +49.50% 5
London +20 15 £425 +30.76% 4
South West -8 10 £600 +54.83%
Yorkshire - 3 £304 - 1
West Midlands -1 1 - - 1
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (63.04%) IPv4
2 31 (33.70%) Cisco
3 29 (31.52%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (31.52%) BGP
3 29 (31.52%) VMware
4 27 (29.35%) MPLS
4 27 (29.35%) Firewall
5 26 (28.26%) OSPF
5 26 (28.26%) CCNP
5 26 (28.26%) Linux
6 25 (27.17%) VPN
7 22 (23.91%) DNS
8 20 (21.74%) WAN
8 20 (21.74%) vSphere
9 19 (20.65%) Juniper
9 19 (20.65%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (20.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (19.57%) DHCP
10 18 (19.57%) LAN
10 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 18 (19.57%) Windows
11 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
11 17 (18.48%) Data Centre
12 16 (17.39%) Wireless
12 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 16 (17.39%) Network Security
13 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (16.30%) SQL
13 15 (16.30%) Broadband
14 14 (15.22%) IPsec

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (6.52%) nginx
1 6 (6.52%) Confluence
2 2 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) PaaS
2 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (63.04%) IPv4
2 29 (31.52%) BGP
3 27 (29.35%) MPLS
3 27 (29.35%) Firewall
4 26 (28.26%) OSPF
5 25 (27.17%) VPN
6 22 (23.91%) DNS
7 20 (21.74%) WAN
8 18 (19.57%) DHCP
8 18 (19.57%) LAN
9 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 16 (17.39%) Wireless
9 16 (17.39%) Network Security
10 15 (16.30%) Broadband
11 14 (15.22%) IPsec
12 11 (11.96%) Ethernet
12 11 (11.96%) L2TP
13 9 (9.78%) PPP
14 7 (7.61%) UMTS
14 7 (7.61%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.52%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.43%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) JIRA
2 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.43%) RSpec
3 5 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (5.43%) GitLab
4 2 (2.17%) Trac
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
5 1 (1.09%) Redmine
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) CANoe
General
1 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.70%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.43%) Billing
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (4.35%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Designer
3 8 (8.70%) IP Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Designer
4 7 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Architect
5 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (6.52%) Monitoring Specialist
6 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Lead Designer
7 4 (4.35%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.43%) REST
2 5 (5.43%) MCollective
2 5 (5.43%) Web Services
2 5 (5.43%) Flash
3 3 (3.26%) HTML
4 2 (2.17%) CGI
5 1 (1.09%) LAMP
5 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.87%) User Experience
4 7 (7.61%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (7.61%) Cryptography
5 6 (6.52%) Clustering
6 3 (3.26%) PKI
6 3 (3.26%) Life Science
6 3 (3.26%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.17%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.17%) DTV
7 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) Wiki
8 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.09%) Telematics
8 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Linux
2 19 (20.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (19.57%) Windows
4 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.43%) SmartOS
6 5 (5.43%) CoreOS
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (4.35%) UNIX
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) Debian
9 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.09%) Android
9 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.96%) Network Design
2 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.78%) Change Control
4 8 (8.70%) ITIL
5 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.61%) Migration
5 7 (7.61%) DevOps
6 6 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.52%) Dependency Management
6 6 (6.52%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.43%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.43%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.43%) Validation
7 5 (5.43%) SOA
7 5 (5.43%) Open Source
8 4 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) Perl
3 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.61%) C
4 6 (6.52%) Python
4 6 (6.52%) Ruby
4 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.43%) C++
6 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.17%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.17%) Java
7 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (28.26%) CCNP
3 13 (14.13%) JNCIS
4 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.61%) CCIP
7 6 (6.52%) Degree
8 5 (5.43%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (5.43%) CCNA
8 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
9 4 (4.35%) CCIE
9 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.17%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.17%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.09%) MCSE
11 1 (1.09%) CCSE
11 1 (1.09%) CCSP
11 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.09%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 20 (21.74%) vSphere
2 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.13%) VMware ESX
4 10 (10.87%) vCloud
5 6 (6.52%) XenApp
5 6 (6.52%) iptables
6 5 (5.43%) Btrfs
6 5 (5.43%) Varnish
6 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.43%) KVM
6 5 (5.43%) Docker
6 5 (5.43%) LXC
6 5 (5.43%) Snort
6 5 (5.43%) Squid
7 3 (3.26%) Firmware
8 1 (1.09%) Samba
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.09%) Postfix
8 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Puppet
2 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (6.52%) Ansible
3 5 (5.43%) systemd
3 5 (5.43%) vMotion
3 5 (5.43%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.43%) Nessus
3 5 (5.43%) HAProxy
3 5 (5.43%) CFEngine
4 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.09%) SCCM
5 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.09%) Nagios
5 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Cisco
2 29 (31.52%) VMware
3 19 (20.65%) Juniper
4 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.70%) HP
6 8 (8.70%) Citrix
7 7 (7.61%) Oracle
7 7 (7.61%) Tandberg
8 6 (6.52%) Brocade
8 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.52%) ComArch
9 5 (5.43%) SaltStack
10 3 (3.26%) F5
10 3 (3.26%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.17%) Splunk
11 2 (2.17%) BT
11 2 (2.17%) SAP
11 2 (2.17%) EMC
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