The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 55 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing IPv4 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 0.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 2.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£326 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £265
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £35.00
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.93% 12.35% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 52 30
Average daily rate £325 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv4 across the Essex region.

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing IPv4 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 IPv4.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Trac
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) UPnP
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing IPv4 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 IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) UPnP
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Trac
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C