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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 406 371 417
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +46
Contract jobs citing IPv6 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate £275 £215 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -52.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £288 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+27.91% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -39.04%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2846 3023 3707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.50% 13.75% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1880 2239
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 135 151
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £255 - 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Harrow - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (64.71%) WAN
1 11 (64.71%) OSPF
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Multicast
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) MPLS
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) IPv4
8 4 (23.53%) CCIE
9 3 (17.65%) CCNP
9 3 (17.65%) CCNA
9 3 (17.65%) CCDP
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) 3G
9 3 (17.65%) 802.11
9 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) WAN
1 11 (64.71%) OSPF
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) Multicast
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) MPLS
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
7 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) IPv4
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) 3G
9 3 (17.65%) 802.11
9 3 (17.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Trac
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Information Security
1 3 (17.65%) Network Management
1 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
1 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Security Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCDA
5 1 (5.88%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
1 1 (5.88%) Squid
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (5.88%) UAG
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) M86 Security
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Websense
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat