The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 128 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing IPv4 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 1.44% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+404.00% +188.46%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
370 209 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.46% 8.46% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 102 114
Average daily rate £340 £345 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.20 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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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 23 July 2014, 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 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP