The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 399 425 404
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs citing IPv6 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£344 £400 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +48.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £292 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £480 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £406 £410
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+431.11% -
IPv6
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
3093 3095 3570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.19% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 2002 2115
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 95 169
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in London

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the London region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in London

IPv6
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

IPv6 Daily Rate Histogram in London

IPv6
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the London region.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in London

IPv6
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 IPv6 within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) BGP
3 16 (69.57%) OSPF
4 15 (65.22%) WAN
5 13 (56.52%) LAN
6 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (47.83%) Network Security
8 10 (43.48%) Multicast
8 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
8 10 (43.48%) MPLS
9 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (39.13%) Firewall
9 9 (39.13%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (34.78%) Internet
11 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
12 6 (26.09%) SNMP
12 6 (26.09%) IPv4
12 6 (26.09%) CCIE
12 6 (26.09%) CCNP
12 6 (26.09%) HSRP
12 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
13 5 (21.74%) VLAN
13 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (17.39%) tcpdump
14 4 (17.39%) snoop
14 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
14 4 (17.39%) Open Source
14 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
14 4 (17.39%) Degree
14 4 (17.39%) Wireshark

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IPv6 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 IPv6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) BGP
2 16 (69.57%) OSPF
3 15 (65.22%) WAN
4 13 (56.52%) LAN
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (47.83%) Network Security
7 10 (43.48%) Multicast
7 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (43.48%) MPLS
8 9 (39.13%) Firewall
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (34.78%) Internet
10 7 (30.43%) Ethernet
11 6 (26.09%) IPv4
11 6 (26.09%) SNMP
11 6 (26.09%) HSRP
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (21.74%) VLAN
13 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
13 4 (17.39%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Czech Language
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WML
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) AS400
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) DNA
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Bug Management
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCIE
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) CCSP
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PMP
5 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Snort
1 4 (17.39%) Nmap
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Squid
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
5 1 (4.35%) Aruba
5 1 (4.35%) Isilon
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Meraki
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