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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 415 415 414
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing IPv4 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.044% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £363 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £326 £334
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
2895 3073 2783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 13.38% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2014 1863
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 81
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 29 May 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 +44 2 £350 -6.66% 3
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) IPv6
2 10 (76.92%) MPLS
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
3 9 (69.23%) Network Design
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Migration
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (46.15%) IOS XR
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) IBM
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) IPsec
6 5 (38.46%) OSPF
6 5 (38.46%) Juniper
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) iSeries
7 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
7 4 (30.77%) F5
7 4 (30.77%) FabricPath
7 4 (30.77%) TRILL
7 4 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (30.77%) Lisp

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 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) IPv6
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) MPLS
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) IOS XR
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) IPsec
5 5 (38.46%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) Broadband
6 4 (30.77%) FabricPath
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) TRILL
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Network Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Data Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Designer
3 4 (30.77%) Migration Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Network Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (30.77%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Network Design
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Lisp
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCSP
2 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Snort
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.69%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds