The first table below looks at the demand for IPv6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 31 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 Slough 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPv6 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.31% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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% -
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.77% 26.36% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 18
Average daily rate £250 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £418 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £162.50 £107.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.61% +51.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
IPv6
Berkshire

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 7 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) Smart Meter
3 5 (71.43%) GPRS
3 5 (71.43%) UMTS
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) ISEB
4 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 3 (42.86%) Electronics
5 3 (42.86%) 4G
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) DAB
5 3 (42.86%) SSL
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) WAP
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) GSM
5 3 (42.86%) WML
5 3 (42.86%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Process Management
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) BGP

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) GPRS
1 5 (71.43%) UMTS
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) DAB
3 3 (42.86%) GSM
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) ZigBee
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) HSPA
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) 2G
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) WML
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Smart Meter
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 2 (28.57%) DTV
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Agilent