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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 431 415 431
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing IPv4 12 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.085% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Median daily rate £375 £400 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £365 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £43.78 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-34.61% -76.95%
IPv4
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3278 2890 3197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.35% 12.33% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2108 1907 2051
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 91
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 1 £382 +0.92%
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) IPv6
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Network Design
5 7 (46.67%) OSPF
5 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) CCNP
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) VPLS
7 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 5 (33.33%) Network Security
7 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (33.33%) GIAC
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (33.33%) Infoblox
7 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 5 (33.33%) CISSP
7 5 (33.33%) Nagios
8 4 (26.67%) Change Management
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) Legal
8 4 (26.67%) Advertising
8 4 (26.67%) Nokia

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) IPv6
2 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 8 (53.33%) BGP
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) VPLS
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 5 (33.33%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) MRTG
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 3 (20.00%) Multicast
8 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (26.67%) Advertising
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Network Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Network Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Security Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (26.67%) E-Discovery
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Network Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Korn
1 1 (6.67%) Lisp
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) GIAC
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) CCSA
3 4 (26.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
2 4 (26.67%) EnCase
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 4 (26.67%) Nokia
4 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Huawei
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds