The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 250 243 203
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -40
Contract jobs citing IPv4 11 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.011% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.062% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £423 £350
% change year-on-year
-32.54% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £35.00
IPv4
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2030 1604 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.70% 17.82% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 672 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 152
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv4 across the South East region.

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IPv4
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv4 across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

IPv4 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IPv4
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the South East region.

IPv4 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 11 £300 - 6
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IPv4 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 IPv4.

1 14 (77.78%) IPv6
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) 3G
4 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (33.33%) C
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) WiMAX
5 6 (33.33%) LTE
5 6 (33.33%) 4G
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) GSM
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++
6 5 (27.78%) OOD
6 5 (27.78%) UMTS
6 5 (27.78%) VoIP
6 5 (27.78%) UML
6 5 (27.78%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) IPsec
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) OSPF
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IPv4 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 IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) IPv6
2 7 (38.89%) 3G
2 7 (38.89%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) WiMAX
3 6 (33.33%) LTE
3 6 (33.33%) 4G
3 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (27.78%) GSM
4 5 (27.78%) UMTS
4 5 (27.78%) VoIP
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) IPsec
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 2 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Service Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) JMS
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
1 2 (11.11%) Ajax
1 2 (11.11%) JPA
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.11%) IPTV
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) OOD
1 5 (27.78%) UML
1 5 (27.78%) OO
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) C
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CCIP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) VCP4
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 3 (16.67%) Verint
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) SevOne
5 1 (5.56%) F5
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