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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK / England
Rank 519 566 530
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -36
Contract jobs citing IPv6 49 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.092% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.63% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 37
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £201 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.44%

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
6213 6937 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.01% 14.50% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3911 4153 3958
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 301 421
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £51.00 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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
London +25 32 £380 -15.50% 4
South East +4 11 £375 +20.00% 1
East of England - 3 £210 -
North West +28 1 £350 -41.66%
South West +3 1 - -
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 46 (68.66%) Cisco
2 45 (67.16%) IPv4
3 40 (59.70%) Firewall
4 39 (58.21%) OSPF
5 33 (49.25%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (47.76%) MPLS
7 31 (46.27%) TCP/IP
8 30 (44.78%) Linux
8 30 (44.78%) BGP
9 26 (38.81%) DNS
10 25 (37.31%) Network Security
11 24 (35.82%) VPN
12 23 (34.33%) CCNP
13 22 (32.84%) WAN
14 21 (31.34%) CCNA
14 21 (31.34%) Juniper
15 19 (28.36%) Ethernet
15 19 (28.36%) LAN
16 18 (26.87%) Network Design
17 17 (25.37%) Wireless
17 17 (25.37%) Windows
18 16 (23.88%) DHCP
18 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
18 16 (23.88%) VLAN
18 16 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
19 15 (22.39%) Nagios
20 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
20 14 (20.90%) VMware
21 13 (19.40%) Load Balancing
21 13 (19.40%) VRRP

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 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) nginx
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.97%) GitHub
4 4 (5.97%) Office 365
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (67.16%) IPv4
2 40 (59.70%) Firewall
3 39 (58.21%) OSPF
4 32 (47.76%) MPLS
5 31 (46.27%) TCP/IP
6 30 (44.78%) BGP
7 26 (38.81%) DNS
8 25 (37.31%) Network Security
9 24 (35.82%) VPN
10 22 (32.84%) WAN
11 19 (28.36%) Ethernet
11 19 (28.36%) LAN
12 17 (25.37%) Wireless
13 16 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (23.88%) DHCP
13 16 (23.88%) VLAN
14 13 (19.40%) VRRP
15 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (17.91%) SSL
15 12 (17.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Redis
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.45%) Legal
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 5 (7.46%) Advertising
5 4 (5.97%) Finance
5 4 (5.97%) Military
6 2 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Billing
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.99%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Administrator
3 8 (11.94%) Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Network Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Information Security Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Network Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Network Security Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Security Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Network Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) DevOps Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.97%) Middleware
3 3 (4.48%) POSIX
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) RFC 2547
4 2 (2.99%) XMPP
5 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.49%) Core Data
5 1 (1.49%) JAAS
5 1 (1.49%) Java EE
5 1 (1.49%) JMS
5 1 (1.49%) JMX
5 1 (1.49%) JNDI
5 1 (1.49%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.49%) OpenEmbedded
5 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.49%) RESTful
5 1 (1.49%) WebKit
5 1 (1.49%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.96%) PKI
6 5 (7.46%) STB
7 4 (5.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (5.97%) IPTV
7 4 (5.97%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (5.97%) Replication
7 4 (5.97%) Video on Demand
8 3 (4.48%) Clustering
8 3 (4.48%) Social Network
9 2 (2.99%) Digital TV
9 2 (2.99%) iSeries
9 2 (2.99%) MPEG
9 2 (2.99%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (2.99%) Social Media
10 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) Windows
3 13 (19.40%) Unix
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.48%) Android
8 2 (2.99%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.49%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Network Design
2 13 (19.40%) Load Balancing
3 10 (14.93%) Information Security
4 8 (11.94%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (11.94%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Migration
5 7 (10.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (10.45%) Network Architecture
6 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.96%) E-Discovery
6 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.96%) Time Management
7 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.46%) DevOps
7 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Python
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) C
4 5 (7.46%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Lisp
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (34.33%) CCNP
3 21 (31.34%) CCNA
4 8 (11.94%) CISSP
4 8 (11.94%) GIAC
4 8 (11.94%) JNCIA
5 6 (8.96%) CCIE
5 6 (8.96%) CCIP
6 4 (5.97%) JNCIE
6 4 (5.97%) RHCT
7 3 (4.48%) CCSA
7 3 (4.48%) CCSE
7 3 (4.48%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.99%) CEH
8 2 (2.99%) Degree
8 2 (2.99%) GPEN
8 2 (2.99%) OSCE
8 2 (2.99%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.97%) Docker
3 4 (5.97%) Firmware
3 4 (5.97%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Nagios
2 6 (8.96%) EnCase
2 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.46%) Puppet
4 3 (4.48%) Graphite
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.99%) Nessus
5 2 (2.99%) Pingdom
5 2 (2.99%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.49%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.49%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.49%) OpenView
6 1 (1.49%) RANCID
6 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 46 (68.66%) Cisco
2 21 (31.34%) Juniper
3 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
4 14 (20.90%) VMware
5 11 (16.42%) Infoblox
6 10 (14.93%) Huawei
7 7 (10.45%) F5
8 6 (8.96%) Fortinet
8 6 (8.96%) HP
8 6 (8.96%) Riverbed
9 5 (7.46%) Avaya
9 5 (7.46%) Dell
9 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.97%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (5.97%) Altiris
10 4 (5.97%) Citrix
10 4 (5.97%) Ericsson
10 4 (5.97%) Meraki
10 4 (5.97%) Rackspace
10 4 (5.97%) Sophos
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