The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 124 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing IPv4 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% 0.082% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£100 £334 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £420 £325
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £35.00
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
342 283 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.68% 11.57% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 104 137
Average daily rate £347 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £129 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) OWASP
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP