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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 396 409 378
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing IPv6 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.034% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Average daily rate
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£406 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £261 £237
% change year-on-year
+43.54% +10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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
2898 2932 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.32% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 1919 1888
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (80.00%) Cisco
1 20 (80.00%) BGP
2 16 (64.00%) OSPF
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (48.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 10 (40.00%) CCIE
7 9 (36.00%) CCNP
7 9 (36.00%) HSRP
8 8 (32.00%) IPv4
8 8 (32.00%) LAN
9 7 (28.00%) SNMP
9 7 (28.00%) MPLS
9 7 (28.00%) Internet
9 7 (28.00%) Network Security
9 7 (28.00%) VLAN
10 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (24.00%) F5
11 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
11 5 (20.00%) TACACS
11 5 (20.00%) VRRP
11 5 (20.00%) Juniper
11 5 (20.00%) VPN
11 5 (20.00%) ISDN
12 4 (16.00%) SLA
12 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (16.00%) SDH
12 4 (16.00%) CCSP

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (8.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) BGP
2 16 (64.00%) OSPF
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
7 9 (36.00%) HSRP
8 8 (32.00%) IPv4
8 8 (32.00%) LAN
9 7 (28.00%) SNMP
9 7 (28.00%) Internet
9 7 (28.00%) MPLS
9 7 (28.00%) VLAN
9 7 (28.00%) Network Security
10 5 (20.00%) ISDN
10 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 5 (20.00%) TACACS
10 5 (20.00%) VRRP
10 5 (20.00%) VPN
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Russian Language
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Czech Language
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XMPP
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.00%) Wiki
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Bug Management
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Database Theory
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Python
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCIE
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.00%) CCSP
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) CISSP
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
6 1 (4.00%) HP MASE
6 1 (4.00%) CCIP
6 1 (4.00%) PMP
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CCVP
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Snort
1 4 (16.00%) Nmap
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Postfix
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
3 1 (4.00%) Squid
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Samba
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Nessus
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Salt
3 1 (4.00%) RANCID
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.00%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) Percona
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) Altiris
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
6 1 (4.00%) Riverbed