The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 22 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing IPv6 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.63% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 1.43% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
IPv6
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.91% 23.97% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 20
Average daily rate £375 £425 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +86.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

IPv6
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) 802.15
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 802.15
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP