The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank - 111 107
Contract jobs citing IPv6 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.33% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+431.11% -
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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
347 226 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.42% 9.22% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 102 117
Average daily rate £313 £363 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +35.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £158 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.66 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the Scotland region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IPv6
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing IPv6 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 IPv6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification