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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPv4 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £265 -
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
396 317 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.48% 13.16% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 125 226
Average daily rate £310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 34
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 5 £300 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (90.00%) Mitel
3 8 (80.00%) BT
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 8 (80.00%) Nortel
3 8 (80.00%) Avaya
4 7 (70.00%) Nortel Meridian
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) Local Government
6 1 (10.00%) Lync
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) LAN

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) Nortel Meridian
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Voice Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Mitel
2 8 (80.00%) BT
2 8 (80.00%) Nortel
2 8 (80.00%) Avaya