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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 252 263 239
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing IPv4 10 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.39% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
Median daily rate £388 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £300 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £189.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £112.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -67.63%
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
1743 1803 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.53% 19.13% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 883 760
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 100
Median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +58.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 8 £375 +25.00%
Berkshire -4 2 £475 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (90.48%) IPv6
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) VPN
5 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
5 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 11 (52.38%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (47.62%) vSphere
6 10 (47.62%) VMware ESX
6 10 (47.62%) IPsec
6 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (38.10%) MPLS
8 8 (38.10%) OSPF
8 8 (38.10%) BGP
9 7 (33.33%) WAN
10 6 (28.57%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 6 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (28.57%) F5
10 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (23.81%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (23.81%) Converged Infrastructure
11 5 (23.81%) Broadband

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (90.48%) IPv6
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (52.38%) VPN
4 10 (47.62%) IPsec
5 8 (38.10%) BGP
5 8 (38.10%) MPLS
5 8 (38.10%) OSPF
6 7 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (23.81%) Broadband
8 5 (23.81%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) Multicast
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
10 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Field Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Documentation Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IP Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 3 (14.29%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Converged Infrastructure
1 5 (23.81%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
2 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Service Design
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (19.05%) Workflow
3 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) MCITP
3 3 (14.29%) MCTS
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware ESX
1 10 (47.62%) vSphere
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) F5
6 3 (14.29%) Juniper
7 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (4.76%) Arqiva
8 1 (4.76%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto