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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 252 255 246
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing IPv4 5 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.22% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 1.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 1
Median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £334 £323
% change year-on-year
+19.85% +3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £43.78 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-34.61% -76.95%
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
1485 1724 1859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.75% 17.37% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 947 880
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 110 99
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 -
Berkshire -1 1 £310 -24.39% 1
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) IPv6
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 4 (26.67%) OSPF
7 4 (26.67%) BGP
7 4 (26.67%) Juniper

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
1 12 (80.00%) IPv6
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Broadband
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) IPsec
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) PPP
5 3 (20.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Documentation Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
1 5 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Go
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) Rust
2 3 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
1 7 (46.67%) vSphere
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) SELinux
3 1 (6.67%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (6.67%) Arqiva
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com