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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
England / South East
Rank 218 236 259
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +23
Contract jobs citing IPv4 9 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £36.00

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
1520 1769 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.34% 20.38% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 980 959
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 91 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +23 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £375 - 1
Kent - 1 £375 - 1
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) IPv6
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) ATM
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) CCIP
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) Frame Relay
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (33.33%) Replication
6 4 (33.33%) STB
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) IGMP
6 4 (33.33%) JNCIA
6 4 (33.33%) Huawei
6 4 (33.33%) IPTV
6 4 (33.33%) Middleware
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF

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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) IPv6
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) ATM
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
4 5 (41.67%) Frame Relay
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) FTP
5 4 (33.33%) HTTP
5 4 (33.33%) ICMP
5 4 (33.33%) IGMP
5 4 (33.33%) OSPF
5 4 (33.33%) RSVP
5 4 (33.33%) SNMP
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) VPLS
5 4 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) IPTV
1 4 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
1 4 (33.33%) STB
1 4 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCIP
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Huawei
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft