The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 403 406 381
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing IPv4 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.18% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£490 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £385 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £385 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £410 £265
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +54.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £35.00
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
2990 2823 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.40% 11.68% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1929 1837 1882
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 87 134
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 20 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the London region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
City of London +31 2 £415 - 3
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Nokia
5 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (37.50%) Brocade
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (37.50%) CCIE
5 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) ATM
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) ATM
3 3 (37.50%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Broadcast Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Nokia
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) VMware