The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 69 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing IPv4 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.51% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £326 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
IPv4
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 198 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.76% 22.02% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 70 84
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) WiMAX
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) RSS
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (75.00%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) WiMAX
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) L2TP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (75.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Network Optimisation
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) MCTS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper