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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 393 407 403
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing IPv6 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.038% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Average daily rate £475 £444 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +13.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £386 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
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
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) VPN
3 16 (51.61%) IPv4
4 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
5 14 (45.16%) Firewall
6 13 (41.94%) OSPF
6 13 (41.94%) BGP
6 13 (41.94%) DNS
7 12 (38.71%) VMware
7 12 (38.71%) Network Design
8 11 (35.48%) MPLS
8 11 (35.48%) Linux
8 11 (35.48%) WAN
9 10 (32.26%) LAN
9 10 (32.26%) Migration
10 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (29.03%) Network Security
10 9 (29.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (25.81%) Juniper
11 8 (25.81%) Windows
12 7 (22.58%) IPsec
12 7 (22.58%) DHCP
12 7 (22.58%) HP
12 7 (22.58%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (22.58%) Network Architecture
13 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (19.35%) vCloud
13 6 (19.35%) FabricPath

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) MediaWiki
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Smallworld
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) VPN
2 16 (51.61%) IPv4
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 13 (41.94%) BGP
4 13 (41.94%) DNS
4 13 (41.94%) OSPF
5 11 (35.48%) MPLS
5 11 (35.48%) WAN
6 10 (32.26%) LAN
7 9 (29.03%) Network Security
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (22.58%) DHCP
9 7 (22.58%) IPsec
10 6 (19.35%) FabricPath
11 5 (16.13%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (16.13%) IOS XR
11 5 (16.13%) TRILL
11 5 (16.13%) Wireless
11 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Network Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Data Centre Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Designer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Designer
5 4 (12.90%) Data Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Migration Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Flash
2 2 (6.45%) LAMP
2 2 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) RFC 2547
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (29.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (19.35%) Clustering
4 5 (16.13%) iSeries
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.45%) Life Science
5 2 (6.45%) Wiki
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
6 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
6 1 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) CatOS
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Network Design
2 10 (32.26%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Network Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (12.90%) E-Discovery
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) Database Theory
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Network Management
7 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Lisp
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CCNA
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (12.90%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) CCSA
4 3 (9.68%) CCSE
4 3 (9.68%) CISSP
4 3 (9.68%) GIAC
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) vCloud
1 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Firmware
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) iptables
3 2 (6.45%) Postfix
3 2 (6.45%) Samba
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) vRealize
2 4 (12.90%) EnCase
2 4 (12.90%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) vMotion
3 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) Cacti
4 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.23%) OpenView
4 1 (3.23%) OPNET
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.23%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.81%) Juniper
5 7 (22.58%) HP
6 6 (19.35%) IBM
7 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
8 4 (12.90%) Citrix
8 4 (12.90%) Infoblox
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) NetApp
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
10 2 (6.45%) EMC
10 2 (6.45%) F5
10 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.23%) BMC
11 1 (3.23%) Brocade
11 1 (3.23%) Dell
11 1 (3.23%) NetCracker
11 1 (3.23%) Veritas