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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 151 169 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing IPv4 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.023% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £293 £205 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £43.78 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-34.61% -76.95%
IPv4
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 578 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 13.07% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 326 269
Median daily rate £410 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £249 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 51
Median hourly rate £18.38 £17.33 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv4 across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

IPv4 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Manchester - 2 - -
Merseyside - 1 £293 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 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 North West region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) IPv6
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) 802.11
2 2 (40.00%) DRM
2 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
2 2 (40.00%) DVB
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) STB
2 2 (40.00%) IGMP
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) DLNA
2 2 (40.00%) WebKit
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (40.00%) Nagra

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) IPv6
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) 802.11
2 2 (40.00%) DLNA
2 2 (40.00%) DVB
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IGMP
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) PPP
2 2 (40.00%) UPnP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) MRTG
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (40.00%) OpenEmbedded
1 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (40.00%) WebKit
1 2 (40.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
1 2 (40.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DRM
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCSA
1 1 (20.00%) CCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Conax
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Nagra
2 2 (40.00%) Verimatrix
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (20.00%) Motorola
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Tellabs
3 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media