The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IPv4 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-25.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £189.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.68% +404.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
462 387 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.05% 12.82% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 192 180
Average daily rate £350 £300 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.15% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv4 across the North West region.

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IPv4
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the North West region.

IPv4 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IPv4
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IPv4 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 IPv4.

1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Broadband
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) IPv6
1 7 (100.00%) CCIE
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCIP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) L2TP
1 7 (100.00%) RSVP
1 7 (100.00%) VRRP
1 7 (100.00%) BT
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) BT 21CN
1 7 (100.00%) Junos
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) IOS XR
1 7 (100.00%) 802.1X

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IPv4 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 IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Broadband
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) IPv6
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) L2TP
1 7 (100.00%) RSVP
1 7 (100.00%) VRRP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) BT 21CN
1 7 (100.00%) Junos
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) IOS XR
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCIE
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCIP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) BT