The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+404.00% +188.46%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 372 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.96% 14.17% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 173 194
Average daily rate £300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 58
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.56 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.17 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
IPv4
England

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 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) BT
1 5 (100.00%) Mitel
1 5 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Local Government

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Telephony Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Voice Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) BT
1 5 (100.00%) Mitel