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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 411 417 409
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing IPv6 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +48.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £292 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £480 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+431.11% -
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
3064 3068 3621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.80% 12.09% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1896 1980 2142
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 97 172
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (82.61%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) WAN
2 16 (69.57%) OSPF
2 16 (69.57%) BGP
3 14 (60.87%) LAN
4 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
4 11 (47.83%) Network Security
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (47.83%) Multicast
5 10 (43.48%) MPLS
6 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (39.13%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Internet
8 7 (30.43%) IPv4
9 6 (26.09%) CCIE
9 6 (26.09%) CCNP
9 6 (26.09%) SNMP
9 6 (26.09%) Ethernet
10 5 (21.74%) VLAN
10 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
10 5 (21.74%) HSRP
11 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
11 4 (17.39%) Juniper
11 4 (17.39%) Project Management
12 3 (13.04%) TACACS
12 3 (13.04%) CISSP
12 3 (13.04%) HP
12 3 (13.04%) VPN

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) WAN
1 16 (69.57%) OSPF
1 16 (69.57%) BGP
2 14 (60.87%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 11 (47.83%) Network Security
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (47.83%) Multicast
4 10 (43.48%) MPLS
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) Internet
7 7 (30.43%) IPv4
8 6 (26.09%) SNMP
8 6 (26.09%) Ethernet
9 5 (21.74%) VLAN
9 5 (21.74%) HSRP
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (13.04%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Czech Language
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WML
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) AS400
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) DNA
5 1 (4.35%) BCP
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Bug Management
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCIE
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCSP
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) PMP
5 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Snort
1 3 (13.04%) Nmap
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Squid
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
5 1 (4.35%) Aruba
5 1 (4.35%) Isilon
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Meraki