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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
England / London
Rank 377 415 416
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +1
Contract jobs citing IPv4 29 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.047% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 3
Median daily rate £413 £461 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £391 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £285
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £36.00

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
2473 2673 2868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1750 1850
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 61 88
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.88% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 4 £463 -
West End of London - 1 - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (86.49%) IPv6
2 27 (72.97%) Cisco
3 26 (70.27%) Firewall
4 20 (54.05%) OSPF
5 19 (51.35%) VPN
6 18 (48.65%) BGP
6 18 (48.65%) Network Security
7 15 (40.54%) DNS
7 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
7 15 (40.54%) LAN
7 15 (40.54%) MPLS
7 15 (40.54%) Network Design
8 14 (37.84%) WAN
8 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
8 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (35.14%) Linux
9 13 (35.14%) Wireless
10 11 (29.73%) VMware
10 11 (29.73%) DHCP
10 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (27.03%) Ethernet
11 10 (27.03%) Windows
11 10 (27.03%) CCNP
12 9 (24.32%) Nagios
12 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (24.32%) Infoblox
12 9 (24.32%) Wireshark
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (21.62%) VLAN

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 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) IPv6
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 20 (54.05%) OSPF
4 19 (51.35%) VPN
5 18 (48.65%) BGP
5 18 (48.65%) Network Security
6 15 (40.54%) DNS
6 15 (40.54%) LAN
6 15 (40.54%) MPLS
6 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
7 14 (37.84%) WAN
8 13 (35.14%) Wireless
9 11 (29.73%) DHCP
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (27.03%) Ethernet
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (24.32%) Wireshark
12 8 (21.62%) Internet
12 8 (21.62%) SSL
12 8 (21.62%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (16.22%) Legal
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Advertising
3 4 (10.81%) Military
4 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Network Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Network Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Network Security Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Security Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) 802.1X
2 3 (8.11%) POSIX
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
1 8 (21.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (10.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) iSeries
4 2 (5.41%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.51%) Unix
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Network Design
2 8 (21.62%) Information Security
3 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
4 6 (16.22%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (16.22%) E-Discovery
4 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.81%) Network Management
5 4 (10.81%) People Management
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (10.81%) SOA
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) Python
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 8 (21.62%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) CISSP
5 6 (16.22%) GIAC
6 4 (10.81%) CCIE
6 4 (10.81%) JNCIE
7 3 (8.11%) CCSE
8 2 (5.41%) CCSA
8 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
8 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) Firmware
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Nagios
2 6 (16.22%) EnCase
3 3 (8.11%) Graphite
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) OpenView
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) RANCID
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
3 11 (29.73%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) Infoblox
5 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
5 6 (16.22%) Juniper
5 6 (16.22%) Riverbed
6 5 (13.51%) Avaya
6 5 (13.51%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) Acronis
7 4 (10.81%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (10.81%) Altiris
7 4 (10.81%) Citrix
7 4 (10.81%) Dell
7 4 (10.81%) Meraki
7 4 (10.81%) Rackspace
7 4 (10.81%) Sophos
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
8 3 (8.11%) Ruckus Wireless