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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 134 121
Contract jobs citing IPv4 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.039% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.27% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.20

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
294 373 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.87% 14.42% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 186 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 11
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.80% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £15.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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