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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 249 248 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing IPv4 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.063% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £298 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £423
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -31.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
1740 1973 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.41% 20.82% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 956 639
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 117 124
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 7 £375 - 1
Berkshire +2 2 - - 3
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (91.30%) Firewall
2 20 (86.96%) IPv6
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
4 14 (60.87%) vSphere
5 13 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (56.52%) SQL
6 12 (52.17%) VMware ESX
6 12 (52.17%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (43.48%) Oracle
9 9 (39.13%) Cisco
10 8 (34.78%) MPLS
10 8 (34.78%) OSPF
10 8 (34.78%) BGP
11 7 (30.43%) VPN
11 7 (30.43%) Windows
12 6 (26.09%) Linux
12 6 (26.09%) Workflow
12 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
13 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (21.74%) IPsec
13 5 (21.74%) WAN
13 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (17.39%) Perl
14 4 (17.39%) LAN
14 4 (17.39%) DNS

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 20 (86.96%) IPv6
3 8 (34.78%) BGP
3 8 (34.78%) MPLS
3 8 (34.78%) OSPF
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (21.74%) IPsec
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
7 3 (13.04%) SNMP
7 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.04%) VLAN
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Military
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Designer
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Designer
2 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Workflow
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Testing
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCIP
5 1 (4.35%) CCSP
5 1 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) vSphere
2 12 (52.17%) VMware ESX
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) ComArch
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.35%) Apple
7 1 (4.35%) BT
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
7 1 (4.35%) Huawei
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) Sony
7 1 (4.35%) ZTE