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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 586 576 579
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing IPv6 38 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.089% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 19
Median daily rate £381 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.80% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £324 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £120.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -63.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.78 £120.00
% change year-on-year
-2.92% -63.51%
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
7591 7288 7913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.33% 13.84% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4253 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 491 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 17 £450 +16.12% 3
London +15 14 £375 - 2
West Midlands -25 4 - - 1
North West +15 2 £293 -26.87% 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 45 (48.91%) Firewall
2 43 (46.74%) Linux
3 40 (43.48%) DNS
4 35 (38.04%) VPN
5 32 (34.78%) IPv4
6 31 (33.70%) DHCP
7 29 (31.52%) Cisco
8 28 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 26 (28.26%) BGP
9 26 (28.26%) IPsec
9 26 (28.26%) VMware
10 24 (26.09%) Load Balancing
11 23 (25.00%) Windows
12 22 (23.91%) OSPF
12 22 (23.91%) Network Security
12 22 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
14 19 (20.65%) CheckPoint
15 18 (19.57%) SQL
15 18 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (18.48%) MPLS
16 17 (18.48%) Puppet
17 16 (17.39%) WAN
18 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
18 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
19 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
19 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (15.22%) LAN
20 13 (14.13%) HTTP

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 9 (9.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) Confluence
2 4 (4.35%) JBoss
2 4 (4.35%) MediaWiki
2 4 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.09%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (48.91%) Firewall
2 40 (43.48%) DNS
3 35 (38.04%) VPN
4 32 (34.78%) IPv4
5 31 (33.70%) DHCP
6 28 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 26 (28.26%) BGP
7 26 (28.26%) IPsec
8 22 (23.91%) Network Security
8 22 (23.91%) OSPF
9 17 (18.48%) MPLS
10 16 (17.39%) WAN
11 14 (15.22%) LAN
12 13 (14.13%) HTTP
12 13 (14.13%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (13.04%) SSL
14 10 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (9.78%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (9.78%) OpenLDAP
15 9 (9.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.61%) MySQL
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.70%) Subversion
2 4 (4.35%) Hudson
2 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (14.13%) Marketing
2 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.70%) Finance
4 4 (4.35%) Advertising
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Local Government
6 1 (1.09%) Cantonese Language
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Administrator
3 9 (9.78%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Applications Support
5 7 (7.61%) Consultant
5 7 (7.61%) Linux Support
5 7 (7.61%) Network Support
5 7 (7.61%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Designer
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Network Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) Network Security Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) CSS
2 11 (11.96%) LAPP Stack
3 9 (9.78%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (7.61%) 802.1X
4 7 (7.61%) PostGIS
5 4 (4.35%) .NET
5 4 (4.35%) XML
6 2 (2.17%) LAMP
6 2 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.17%) OpenEmbedded
6 2 (2.17%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.17%) WebKit
6 2 (2.17%) Yocto
7 1 (1.09%) Spring
7 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Public Cloud
2 12 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.78%) Smart Meter
4 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.43%) Clustering
8 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.35%) Wiki
9 3 (3.26%) PKI
9 3 (3.26%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (2.17%) Digital TV
10 2 (2.17%) iSeries
10 2 (2.17%) Replication
10 2 (2.17%) STB
11 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.09%) Handset
11 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.74%) Linux
2 23 (25.00%) Windows
3 22 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.78%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.43%) CentOS
6 5 (5.43%) Debian
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.17%) Unix
9 1 (1.09%) HPUX
9 1 (1.09%) Solaris
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 13 (14.13%) DevOps
3 12 (13.04%) Network Design
4 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.96%) Workflow
5 10 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.78%) Presales
6 9 (9.78%) Process Improvement
7 8 (8.70%) Change Management
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.61%) Time Management
9 6 (6.52%) High Availability
9 6 (6.52%) ITIL
9 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.43%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (5.43%) Information Security
10 5 (5.43%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 12 (13.04%) Java
3 11 (11.96%) Perl
4 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.78%) C
5 9 (9.78%) C++
6 6 (6.52%) Python
6 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.43%) Ruby
8 4 (4.35%) C#
8 4 (4.35%) VB
8 4 (4.35%) VBScript
9 3 (3.26%) Go
9 3 (3.26%) Rust
9 3 (3.26%) Scala
10 2 (2.17%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.17%) Korn
10 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 2 (2.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (14.13%) Degree
3 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
4 11 (11.96%) CCNA
4 11 (11.96%) CCNP
5 9 (9.78%) MCSE
5 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (8.70%) MCSA
6 8 (8.70%) MCSD
7 7 (7.61%) CISSP
8 5 (5.43%) CCSA
8 5 (5.43%) CCSE
8 5 (5.43%) GIAC
9 4 (4.35%) MBA
10 3 (3.26%) CCIE
10 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.17%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.17%) RHCT
12 1 (1.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
2 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.61%) vSphere
5 5 (5.43%) iptables
6 4 (4.35%) Postfix
6 4 (4.35%) Samba
6 4 (4.35%) XenServer
7 1 (1.09%) Firmware
7 1 (1.09%) Snort
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) Puppet
2 9 (9.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (6.52%) Nagios
4 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (4.35%) EnCase
5 4 (4.35%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.09%) Nessus
6 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.09%) SELinux
6 1 (1.09%) TrustSec
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.09%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (31.52%) Cisco
2 26 (28.26%) VMware
3 19 (20.65%) CheckPoint
3 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
5 12 (13.04%) F5
6 10 (10.87%) Juniper
7 7 (7.61%) Citrix
7 7 (7.61%) Oracle
8 6 (6.52%) HP
8 6 (6.52%) Infoblox
9 5 (5.43%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.43%) EMC
9 5 (5.43%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.35%) BT
10 4 (4.35%) Nokia
10 4 (4.35%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.26%) Aruba
11 3 (3.26%) Avaya
11 3 (3.26%) Huawei