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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPv6 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
IPv6
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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) NetScout

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) IPv4
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) Junos
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) Unicast
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
4 1 (20.00%) NetScout
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto