The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 69 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing IPv6 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.35% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.30% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
- -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £119.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-63.36% +431.11%
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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
207 230 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.39% 26.96% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 94 81
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £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 10
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 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the Reading region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Unicast
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing IPv6 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 IPv6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) Unicast
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) HP