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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
England / London
Rank 376 401 411
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Contract jobs citing IPv6 27 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.071% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 5
Median daily rate £370 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.10% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £290
% change year-on-year
- +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
- +42.38%

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
2445 2663 2770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.79% 12.68% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1732 1848
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 77 66
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.00 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -3 4 £403 +69.47% 1
Hayes - 1 £365 -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 24 (61.54%) IPv4
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 23 (58.97%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 18 (46.15%) OSPF
4 15 (38.46%) WAN
5 14 (35.90%) Linux
5 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
6 13 (33.33%) BGP
6 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (33.33%) VPN
6 13 (33.33%) DNS
7 12 (30.77%) MPLS
7 12 (30.77%) Network Security
8 11 (28.21%) Wireshark
8 11 (28.21%) Infoblox
8 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (28.21%) Wireless
8 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
8 11 (28.21%) LAN
8 11 (28.21%) CCNP
8 11 (28.21%) CCNA
8 11 (28.21%) Nagios
9 10 (25.64%) Information Security
10 9 (23.08%) GIAC
10 9 (23.08%) DHCP
10 9 (23.08%) Windows
10 9 (23.08%) Network Design
10 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (20.51%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.69%) nginx
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (61.54%) IPv4
2 23 (58.97%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) OSPF
3 18 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 15 (38.46%) WAN
5 13 (33.33%) BGP
5 13 (33.33%) DNS
5 13 (33.33%) VPN
6 12 (30.77%) MPLS
6 12 (30.77%) Network Security
7 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
7 11 (28.21%) LAN
7 11 (28.21%) Wireless
7 11 (28.21%) Wireshark
8 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (23.08%) DHCP
9 8 (20.51%) SSL
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (17.95%) Internet
10 7 (17.95%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (17.95%) Advertising
2 6 (15.38%) Legal
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Finance
5 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.13%) Games
6 1 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Billing
6 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Network Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Network Security Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Security Administrator
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Information Security Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.69%) POSIX
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
1 8 (20.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) MPEG
4 2 (5.13%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (5.13%) Social Network
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) iSeries
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Kali Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Information Security
2 9 (23.08%) Network Design
3 7 (17.95%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
3 7 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (12.82%) E-Discovery
6 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) Open Source
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (5.13%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C
1 4 (10.26%) Java
1 4 (10.26%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) CCNA
2 11 (28.21%) CCNP
3 9 (23.08%) GIAC
4 8 (20.51%) CISSP
5 4 (10.26%) CCSA
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) CCSE
7 2 (5.13%) CEH
7 2 (5.13%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (5.13%) CREST Certified
7 2 (5.13%) GPEN
7 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.13%) OSCE
7 2 (5.13%) OSCP
7 2 (5.13%) RHCT
7 2 (5.13%) SANS
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Nagios
2 5 (12.82%) EnCase
3 3 (7.69%) Graphite
4 2 (5.13%) Nessus
4 2 (5.13%) Pingdom
4 2 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.21%) Infoblox
4 8 (20.51%) Juniper
5 5 (12.82%) Riverbed
5 5 (12.82%) VMware
6 4 (10.26%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) Acronis
7 3 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (7.69%) Altiris
7 3 (7.69%) Avaya
7 3 (7.69%) BT
7 3 (7.69%) Dell
7 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.69%) Meraki
7 3 (7.69%) Rackspace
7 3 (7.69%) Sophos
8 2 (5.13%) F5
8 2 (5.13%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (5.13%) Splunk
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