The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 129 122
Contract jobs citing IPv4 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.039% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.28% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £36.00

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
259 352 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.72% 13.80% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 167 164
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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