The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 229 226 249
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs citing IPv4 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.047% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.26% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.65% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £189.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+404.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+404.00% +188.46%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1729 1555 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.78% 18.34% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 691 570
Average daily rate £338 £342 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 125 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
IPv4
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 - 10 £425 -
Hampshire -8 2 £267 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) IPv6
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) C
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) GDB
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
5 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) Apple
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) McAfee
7 3 (18.75%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) WSUS
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) IPv6
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) 2G
6 2 (12.50%) 3G
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) GDB
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) C Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Process Management
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Korn
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Apple
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Sun