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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 392 396 410
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing IPv4 19 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.044% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.36% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-25.62% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £189.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.82% +404.00%
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
3045 2810 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.32% 12.26% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1960 1785 1803
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 86 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -1 2 £388 - 2
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) MPLS
3 13 (50.00%) BGP
3 13 (50.00%) IPv6
4 12 (46.15%) LAN
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 10 (38.46%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) PPP
6 9 (34.62%) Broadband
6 9 (34.62%) Juniper
6 9 (34.62%) SAN
6 9 (34.62%) L2TP
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) CCNP
8 7 (26.92%) User Experience
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (26.92%) vSphere
9 6 (23.08%) Change Control
9 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
9 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (23.08%) VPN
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) MCSE
9 6 (23.08%) MCSA

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) MPLS
2 13 (50.00%) BGP
2 13 (50.00%) IPv6
3 12 (46.15%) LAN
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) WAN
5 9 (34.62%) PPP
5 9 (34.62%) SAN
5 9 (34.62%) L2TP
5 9 (34.62%) Broadband
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (23.08%) VPN
8 5 (19.23%) Network Security
9 4 (15.38%) OSPF
10 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) DHCP
11 2 (7.69%) WLAN
11 2 (7.69%) ATM
11 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
11 2 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Broadcast Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Network Design
1 6 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (11.54%) CRM
2 3 (11.54%) Service Management
2 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Business Development
3 1 (3.85%) OWASP
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Network Management
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 6 (23.08%) MCSE
3 6 (23.08%) MCSA
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
5 3 (11.54%) MCDST
5 3 (11.54%) MCTS
5 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) vCloud
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Juniper
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Brocade
5 2 (7.69%) Nokia
6 1 (3.85%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix