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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 412 421 404
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing IPv6 17 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £383 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +39.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £477 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £406 £383
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £120.00 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+433.33% -30.76%
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
3179 3057 3599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.99% 12.35% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2000 2156
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 90 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
City of London - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) BGP
3 15 (68.18%) OSPF
4 14 (63.64%) WAN
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (45.45%) LAN
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
8 8 (36.36%) IPv4
8 8 (36.36%) CCIE
8 8 (36.36%) Network Security
8 8 (36.36%) HSRP
9 7 (31.82%) VLAN
10 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
10 6 (27.27%) CCNP
10 6 (27.27%) SNMP
10 6 (27.27%) MPLS
10 6 (27.27%) Internet
11 5 (22.73%) Project Management
11 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (22.73%) Multicast
12 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 4 (18.18%) GGSN
12 4 (18.18%) SGSN
12 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (18.18%) tcpdump
12 4 (18.18%) snoop
12 4 (18.18%) Open Source

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) BGP
2 15 (68.18%) OSPF
3 14 (63.64%) WAN
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) LAN
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
7 8 (36.36%) IPv4
7 8 (36.36%) HSRP
7 8 (36.36%) Network Security
8 7 (31.82%) VLAN
9 6 (27.27%) SNMP
9 6 (27.27%) MPLS
9 6 (27.27%) Internet
10 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (22.73%) Multicast
11 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
11 4 (18.18%) tcpdump
11 4 (18.18%) snoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Russian Language
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Czech Language
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco IPT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) XMPP
2 1 (4.55%) WML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) Network Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Bug Management
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) DNA
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCIE
3 6 (27.27%) CCNP
4 4 (18.18%) CCSP
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) PMP
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCVP
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Snort
1 4 (18.18%) Nmap
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Squid
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nessus
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) CommVault
5 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Altiris
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) Isilon
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
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