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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 509 529 474
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -55
Contract jobs citing IPv6 63 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.072% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 22
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£350 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £228 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £420 £313
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +34.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £28.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 - £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.76 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £33.50
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
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -15 23 £363 -15.69% 1
Yorkshire - 12 £285 - 1
North West - 11 - - 3
London -2 6 £450 +60.71% 4
South West -8 5 £450 +5.88% 1
West Midlands -6 3 £450 +7.14% 2
North East - 3 £288 -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (69.07%) BGP
2 63 (64.95%) OSPF
3 58 (59.79%) Cisco
3 58 (59.79%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (57.73%) IPv4
4 56 (57.73%) VPN
5 46 (47.42%) CCNP
5 46 (47.42%) Linux
6 45 (46.39%) MPLS
7 43 (44.33%) LAN
8 42 (43.30%) WAN
9 35 (36.08%) CCIP
10 30 (30.93%) Juniper
11 28 (28.87%) Telecoms
12 26 (26.80%) CCIE
13 25 (25.77%) CCNA
13 25 (25.77%) Ethernet
14 23 (23.71%) Firewall
14 23 (23.71%) EIGRP
14 23 (23.71%) Broadband
14 23 (23.71%) Network Security
15 22 (22.68%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (21.65%) UNIX
16 21 (21.65%) Citrix
16 21 (21.65%) VMware
17 20 (20.62%) BT
17 20 (20.62%) IPsec
17 20 (20.62%) L2TP
17 20 (20.62%) VRRP

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (17.53%) Apache
2 16 (16.49%) Confluence
2 16 (16.49%) MediaWiki
3 15 (15.46%) nginx
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Office
1 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 3 (3.09%) PaaS
2 3 (3.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 67 (69.07%) BGP
2 63 (64.95%) OSPF
3 56 (57.73%) VPN
3 56 (57.73%) IPv4
4 45 (46.39%) MPLS
5 43 (44.33%) LAN
6 42 (43.30%) WAN
7 25 (25.77%) Ethernet
8 23 (23.71%) Broadband
8 23 (23.71%) Firewall
8 23 (23.71%) EIGRP
8 23 (23.71%) Network Security
9 22 (22.68%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (20.62%) IPsec
10 20 (20.62%) L2TP
10 20 (20.62%) VRRP
11 19 (19.59%) RSVP
11 19 (19.59%) BT 21CN
11 19 (19.59%) Junos
11 19 (19.59%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (15.46%) MySQL
3 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
1 19 (19.59%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.49%) Hudson
2 16 (16.49%) Subversion
2 16 (16.49%) JIRA
3 3 (3.09%) GCC
4 2 (2.06%) GDB
5 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.03%) Valgrind
5 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (28.87%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.19%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
4 3 (3.09%) Electronics
4 3 (3.09%) Billing
4 3 (3.09%) Automotive
5 2 (2.06%) Finance
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Network Engineer
2 21 (21.65%) IP Engineer
3 19 (19.59%) Implementation Engineer
3 19 (19.59%) Operations Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Administrator
9 4 (4.12%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.09%) Business Consultant
11 2 (2.06%) Design Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Cisco Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) LAMP
2 4 (4.12%) HTML
2 4 (4.12%) STL
3 3 (3.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (3.09%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) XMPP
4 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Wiki
2 5 (5.15%) Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Streaming Video
3 3 (3.09%) Telematics
3 3 (3.09%) User Experience
4 2 (2.06%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.06%) IPTV
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Economics
5 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.42%) Linux
2 21 (21.65%) UNIX
3 18 (18.56%) CentOS
4 14 (14.43%) Windows
5 13 (13.40%) Ubuntu
5 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.40%) Debian
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.03%) Fedora
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (18.56%) DevOps
2 16 (16.49%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (16.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (15.46%) Build Automation
4 12 (12.37%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
5 10 (10.31%) Database Theory
5 10 (10.31%) Relational Database Theory
6 6 (6.19%) Business Development
6 6 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.15%) Migration
7 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.15%) OOD
7 5 (5.15%) UML
7 5 (5.15%) OO
8 4 (4.12%) ITIL
8 4 (4.12%) Validation
8 4 (4.12%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) Bash Shell
2 16 (16.49%) Ruby
3 14 (14.43%) Perl
4 11 (11.34%) PHP
4 11 (11.34%) Java
5 10 (10.31%) C++
5 10 (10.31%) SQL
6 8 (8.25%) Python
7 6 (6.19%) C
8 5 (5.15%) Embedded C
8 5 (5.15%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (59.79%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (47.42%) CCNP
3 35 (36.08%) CCIP
4 26 (26.80%) CCIE
5 25 (25.77%) CCNA
6 19 (19.59%) JNCIA
6 19 (19.59%) JNCIP
7 8 (8.25%) JNCIS
8 6 (6.19%) Degree
8 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.15%) HP ASE
9 5 (5.15%) HP MASE
10 3 (3.09%) CCSE
11 2 (2.06%) CCSP
12 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.53%) Postfix
3 16 (16.49%) XenServer
3 16 (16.49%) Samba
3 16 (16.49%) iptables
4 13 (13.40%) vCloud
5 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.03%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.03%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 18 (18.56%) Puppet
2 16 (16.49%) ZABBIX
3 10 (10.31%) Salt
3 10 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 58 (59.79%) Cisco
2 30 (30.93%) Juniper
3 21 (21.65%) Citrix
3 21 (21.65%) VMware
4 20 (20.62%) BT
5 18 (18.56%) Red Hat
6 12 (12.37%) F5
7 7 (7.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.19%) HP
8 6 (6.19%) Brocade
8 6 (6.19%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.15%) Meraki
9 5 (5.15%) Aruba
10 3 (3.09%) Symantec
10 3 (3.09%) AirMagnet
10 3 (3.09%) Verint
10 3 (3.09%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.09%) Motorola
11 2 (2.06%) Tandberg