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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 66 78 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Contract jobs citing IPv6 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +86.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £406 £383
% change year-on-year
-15.07% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £120.00 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+433.33% -30.76%
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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
209 232 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.56% 22.70% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 114
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) IPv4
2 7 (87.50%) C
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) GDB
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) McAfee
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) OLE
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) PKI
6 1 (12.50%) WSUS
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (12.50%) iPad
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) IPv4
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) GDB
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Programmer
2 4 (50.00%) C Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee