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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK / England
Rank 536 571 540
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -31
Contract jobs citing IPv6 37 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.072% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.50% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 19
Median daily rate £370 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
- +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
- +42.38%

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
6290 6610 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.14% 14.44% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3873 3896 3923
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 339 386
Median hourly rate £26.23 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 27 £370 -24.10% 6
South East +14 7 £375 +7.14% 1
East of England - 3 £210 -
IPv6
UK

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 38 (57.58%) IPv4
2 35 (53.03%) Firewall
3 34 (51.52%) DNS
4 33 (50.00%) Cisco
5 27 (40.91%) Linux
6 26 (39.39%) OSPF
7 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 21 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (31.82%) BGP
9 20 (30.30%) MPLS
10 19 (28.79%) Ethernet
11 18 (27.27%) DHCP
12 17 (25.76%) CCNP
12 17 (25.76%) CCNA
12 17 (25.76%) Network Security
13 16 (24.24%) Juniper
13 16 (24.24%) WAN
14 14 (21.21%) VPN
14 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
14 14 (21.21%) Internet
14 14 (21.21%) Nagios
14 14 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (18.18%) Wireless
15 12 (18.18%) LAN
15 12 (18.18%) Windows
15 12 (18.18%) Network Design
16 11 (16.67%) Wireshark
16 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 11 (16.67%) Infoblox
16 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (4.55%) nginx
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.55%) Office 365
4 2 (3.03%) GitHub
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (57.58%) IPv4
2 35 (53.03%) Firewall
3 34 (51.52%) DNS
4 26 (39.39%) OSPF
5 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 21 (31.82%) BGP
7 20 (30.30%) MPLS
8 19 (28.79%) Ethernet
9 18 (27.27%) DHCP
10 17 (25.76%) Network Security
11 16 (24.24%) WAN
12 14 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (21.21%) Internet
12 14 (21.21%) VPN
13 12 (18.18%) LAN
13 12 (18.18%) Wireless
14 11 (16.67%) Multicast
14 11 (16.67%) Wireshark
15 10 (15.15%) VPLS
15 10 (15.15%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) MySQL
1 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.58%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.52%) JMeter
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.61%) Advertising
2 7 (10.61%) Legal
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Billing
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Network Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Network Security Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Security Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Information Security Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Network Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) 802.1X
2 6 (9.09%) PostGIS
3 4 (6.06%) Middleware
4 3 (4.55%) POSIX
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) XMPP
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (1.52%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.52%) RESTful
6 1 (1.52%) WebKit
6 1 (1.52%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) PKI
3 5 (7.58%) STB
4 4 (6.06%) IPTV
4 4 (6.06%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (6.06%) Replication
4 4 (6.06%) Video on Demand
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Digital TV
6 2 (3.03%) MPEG
6 2 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (3.03%) Social Network
7 1 (1.52%) Clustering
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) iSeries
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) Unix
4 3 (4.55%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) Kali Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Network Design
2 10 (15.15%) Information Security
3 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.61%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (10.61%) Network Architecture
4 7 (10.61%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.58%) E-Discovery
6 5 (7.58%) Service Management
7 4 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.55%) Change Management
8 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Python
2 8 (12.12%) C
2 8 (12.12%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) C++
3 4 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) Go
4 3 (4.55%) Ruby
4 3 (4.55%) Rust
4 3 (4.55%) Scala
4 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.52%) Lisp
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.76%) CCNA
2 17 (25.76%) CCNP
3 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 9 (13.64%) GIAC
6 8 (12.12%) CISSP
7 7 (10.61%) JNCIA
8 5 (7.58%) CCIP
9 4 (6.06%) CCSA
10 3 (4.55%) CCSE
11 2 (3.03%) CEH
11 2 (3.03%) CHECK Team Member
11 2 (3.03%) CREST Certified
11 2 (3.03%) Degree
11 2 (3.03%) GPEN
11 2 (3.03%) OSCE
11 2 (3.03%) OSCP
11 2 (3.03%) RHCT
11 2 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.03%) QA
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.03%) Docker
4 2 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Nagios
2 5 (7.58%) EnCase
2 5 (7.58%) Puppet
3 3 (4.55%) Graphite
4 2 (3.03%) Nessus
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) Pingdom
4 2 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.52%) OpenView
5 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Cisco
2 16 (24.24%) Juniper
3 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 11 (16.67%) Infoblox
5 9 (13.64%) Huawei
6 8 (12.12%) VMware
7 5 (7.58%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.06%) BT
8 4 (6.06%) EMC
8 4 (6.06%) F5
8 4 (6.06%) HP
9 3 (4.55%) Acronis
9 3 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (4.55%) Avaya
9 3 (4.55%) Dell
9 3 (4.55%) Meraki
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.55%) Rackspace
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