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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 247 244 232
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing IPv4 23 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.077% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £189.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.95% +656.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £189.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-76.83% +656.00%
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
1817 1815 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.84% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hampshire +8 18 £350 +31.21% 1
Berkshire -5 4 £410 -0.60% 4
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (75.00%) IPv6
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) VMware
4 15 (53.57%) vSphere
5 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (50.00%) SQL
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (46.43%) VMware ESX
7 10 (35.71%) SNMP
7 10 (35.71%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (28.57%) Perl
9 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
10 7 (25.00%) Wireless
10 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco
11 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (21.43%) ComArch
11 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
11 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
11 6 (21.43%) Dependency Management

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) IPv6
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) SNMP
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) Wireless
5 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (14.29%) WiMAX
6 4 (14.29%) 3G
6 4 (14.29%) UMTS
6 4 (14.29%) MPLS
6 4 (14.29%) OSPF
6 4 (14.29%) BGP
6 4 (14.29%) LTE
6 4 (14.29%) 4G
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.71%) WAN
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 2 (7.14%) GSM
8 2 (7.14%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 7 (25.00%) Designer
2 6 (21.43%) Monitoring Specialist
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX
6 1 (3.57%) HPUX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (21.43%) Dependency Management
1 6 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) OOD
4 3 (10.71%) Workflow
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
6 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) C
5 4 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNP
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCSP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIP
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) vSphere
2 13 (46.43%) VMware ESX
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (14.29%) Netcool
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (21.43%) ComArch
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Splunk
6 2 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
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