The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
England / London
Rank 380 394 394
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing IPv4 16 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.054% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.42% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
Median daily rate £370 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £318
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +25.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 - £28.85

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2472 2609 2720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.71% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1704 1818
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 77 67
Median hourly rate £44.50 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.15% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in London

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in London

IPv4
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv4 across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

IPv4 Daily Rate Histogram in London

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the London region over the 3 months to 17 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
City of London -5 2 £475 - 3
Hayes - 1 £365 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 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 London region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 23 (88.46%) IPv6
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
4 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 14 (53.85%) OSPF
5 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 12 (46.15%) Network Design
7 11 (42.31%) BGP
7 11 (42.31%) VPN
7 11 (42.31%) Ethernet
8 10 (38.46%) Linux
8 10 (38.46%) Nagios
8 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
8 10 (38.46%) Network Security
8 10 (38.46%) Infoblox
9 9 (34.62%) Wireless
9 9 (34.62%) Information Security
9 9 (34.62%) CISSP
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (34.62%) CCNP
10 8 (30.77%) CCNA
10 8 (30.77%) WAN
10 8 (30.77%) DHCP
10 8 (30.77%) DNS
10 8 (30.77%) Internet
10 8 (30.77%) GIAC
10 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (26.92%) EnCase
11 7 (26.92%) DDoS Mitigation
11 7 (26.92%) Riverbed

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (11.54%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) IPv6
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) OSPF
3 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 11 (42.31%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) Ethernet
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
5 10 (38.46%) Network Security
5 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
6 9 (34.62%) Wireless
7 8 (30.77%) DHCP
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) Internet
7 8 (30.77%) WAN
8 7 (26.92%) LAN
8 7 (26.92%) MRTG
8 7 (26.92%) SSL
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (23.08%) MPLS
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (26.92%) Advertising
2 6 (23.08%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
1 8 (30.77%) Network Administrator
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) Network Security Administrator
1 8 (30.77%) Security Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) Information Security Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
1 3 (11.54%) POSIX
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) MPEG
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Network Design
2 9 (34.62%) Information Security
3 7 (26.92%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (26.92%) E-Discovery
3 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) High Availability
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) Lisp
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CCNP
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (34.62%) CISSP
2 8 (30.77%) CCNA
2 8 (30.77%) GIAC
3 5 (19.23%) CCSA
3 5 (19.23%) CCSE
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Firmware
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Nagios
2 7 (26.92%) EnCase
3 3 (11.54%) Graphite
4 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (38.46%) Infoblox
4 7 (26.92%) Riverbed
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Nokia
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) Acronis
8 1 (3.85%) Altiris
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Huawei
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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