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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 260 266 241
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing IPv4 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.063% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £326 £334
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
1882 1864 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.66% 19.51% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 903 719
Median daily rate £375 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 106 104
Median hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +80.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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 May 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 - 10 £375 - 1
Berkshire -12 1 £475 - 3
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) IPv6
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
5 11 (55.00%) VMware
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (50.00%) vSphere
6 10 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle
6 10 (50.00%) VPN
7 9 (45.00%) IPsec
7 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (35.00%) MPLS
8 7 (35.00%) OSPF
8 7 (35.00%) BGP
9 6 (30.00%) WAN
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Finance
9 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (30.00%) F5
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) IPv6
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (50.00%) VPN
5 9 (45.00%) IPsec
6 7 (35.00%) BGP
6 7 (35.00%) MPLS
6 7 (35.00%) OSPF
7 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) Broadband
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (20.00%) Multicast
9 4 (20.00%) VLAN
10 3 (15.00%) Bluetooth
10 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (15.00%) WiMAX
10 3 (15.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Documentation Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (15.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 5 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Service Design
2 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (20.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) MCITP
3 3 (15.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 10 (50.00%) vSphere
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Arqiva
7 1 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto