The first table below looks at the demand for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 400 407 412
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing IPv4 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.25% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£525 £500 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +90.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+404.00% +188.46%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2868 2806 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.15% 11.57% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1789 1770 2081
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 107 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
IPv4
England

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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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
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £550 - 4
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) DHCP
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco
5 9 (60.00%) LAN
5 9 (60.00%) Windows
5 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (40.00%) Statistics
8 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (40.00%) F5
8 6 (40.00%) Back Office
8 6 (40.00%) DameWare
8 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (40.00%) OVSD
8 6 (40.00%) OpenView
8 6 (40.00%) Nokia
8 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (40.00%) ISA Server
8 6 (40.00%) Clearswift
8 6 (40.00%) IIS

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) DHCP
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) IPv6
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Internet
7 3 (20.00%) OSPF
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) DSL
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (13.33%) VLAN
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.67%) VPN
9 1 (6.67%) WLAN
9 1 (6.67%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 6 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 2000
2 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) BCP
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) ISA Server
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) OpenView
1 6 (40.00%) DameWare
1 6 (40.00%) OVSD
2 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) Nokia
4 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Clearswift
4 6 (40.00%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Symantec
6 3 (20.00%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) CommVault
7 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Isilon