The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 416 416 409
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing IPv6 15 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.023% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Median daily rate £375 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £375 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £334
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
2848 2939 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.14% 13.27% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1909 1849
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 89 79
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 2 £350 -6.66% 1
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
1 19 (65.52%) BGP
2 18 (62.07%) MPLS
3 16 (55.17%) VPN
4 15 (51.72%) Data Centre
5 13 (44.83%) IPv4
5 13 (44.83%) OSPF
6 12 (41.38%) Linux
7 10 (34.48%) Migration
7 10 (34.48%) Network Design
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (27.59%) Network Security
9 8 (27.59%) Juniper
9 8 (27.59%) Firewall
9 8 (27.59%) IPsec
10 7 (24.14%) VMware
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
10 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (24.14%) LAN
10 7 (24.14%) WAN
11 6 (20.69%) IBM
11 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
11 6 (20.69%) IOS XR
12 5 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (17.24%) FabricPath
12 5 (17.24%) TRILL
12 5 (17.24%) iSeries

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.45%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) BGP
2 18 (62.07%) MPLS
3 16 (55.17%) VPN
4 13 (44.83%) IPv4
4 13 (44.83%) OSPF
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (31.03%) DNS
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
6 8 (27.59%) IPsec
6 8 (27.59%) Network Security
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) WAN
8 6 (20.69%) IOS XR
9 5 (17.24%) FabricPath
9 5 (17.24%) TRILL
9 5 (17.24%) VoIP
10 4 (13.79%) Broadband
10 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 5 (17.24%) Marketing
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (3.45%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Network Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Business Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Data Migration Architect
4 4 (13.79%) ICT Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Migration Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Business Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) RFC 2547
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (17.24%) iSeries
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Handset
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
1 10 (34.48%) Network Design
2 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
4 4 (13.79%) Business Development
4 4 (13.79%) Marketing Strategy
4 4 (13.79%) Network Management
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Logistics
7 1 (3.45%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Research
7 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Lisp
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Korn
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) MBA
3 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) CCIE
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.45%) CCSE
5 1 (3.45%) CCSP
5 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.45%) OSCP
5 1 (3.45%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cacti
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.45%) OPNET
1 1 (3.45%) TrustSec
1 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Juniper
3 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Agilent
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) BT
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.45%) Lotus
8 1 (3.45%) NetCracker
8 1 (3.45%) Nokia
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds