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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 406 405 381
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing IPv6 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +27.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £384 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.30% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £32.00
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
3004 2808 3077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.47% 11.59% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 1822 1919
Average daily rate £375 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 87 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) OSPF
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (63.64%) CentOS
2 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) iptables
3 6 (54.55%) Build Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Confluence
3 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (54.55%) Hudson
3 6 (54.55%) MediaWiki
3 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (54.55%) ZABBIX
3 6 (54.55%) Postfix
3 6 (54.55%) XenServer
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) LDAP
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) Confluence
1 6 (54.55%) MediaWiki
2 5 (45.45%) nginx
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) IPsec
3 6 (54.55%) LDAP
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) IOS XR
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) Broadband
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) IPv4
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) FCoE
6 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Hudson
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) beanstalkd
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Wiki
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) CentOS
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Debian
2 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (54.55%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Database Theory
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
3 1 (9.09%) HP ASE
3 1 (9.09%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Postfix
2 6 (54.55%) XenServer
2 6 (54.55%) iptables
2 6 (54.55%) Samba
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) ZABBIX
3 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (36.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) F5
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba
3 1 (9.09%) Percona
3 1 (9.09%) Meraki
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint