The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 74 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing IPv4 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.67% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £189.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-76.83% +656.00%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 239 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.62% 27.69% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 83
Average daily rate £388 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv4 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IPv4 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) Unicast
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIP
3 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint