The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 402 411 406
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing IPv6 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.012% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £292 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £480 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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% -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2894 2826 3628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.33% 11.64% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1791 2113
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 101 173
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
IPv6
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) OSPF
3 11 (68.75%) BGP
3 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (56.25%) Multicast
6 8 (50.00%) Network Security
6 8 (50.00%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (31.25%) Internet
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) IPv4
9 4 (25.00%) CCIE
10 3 (18.75%) HP
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
10 3 (18.75%) Project Management
11 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (12.50%) Network Design
11 2 (12.50%) VLAN
11 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
11 2 (12.50%) DSL
11 2 (12.50%) Juniper
11 2 (12.50%) 802.11
11 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 2 (12.50%) Change Management
11 2 (12.50%) CCNP

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) OSPF
3 11 (68.75%) BGP
3 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (56.25%) Multicast
6 8 (50.00%) Network Security
6 8 (50.00%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (31.25%) Internet
9 4 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) IPv4
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
11 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (12.50%) VLAN
11 2 (12.50%) DSL
11 2 (12.50%) 802.11
11 2 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Trac
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) BCP
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Bug Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) Isilon
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki