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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank - 131 126
Contract jobs citing IPv4 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.033% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.28% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £100 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -70.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £334
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
IPv4
UK

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
558 360 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.67% 11.86% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 171 150
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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