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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 256 231 229
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing IPv4 9 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.14% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.76% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-25.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £189.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.95% +404.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £189.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.68% +404.00%
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
1770 1706 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.53% 18.59% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 745 671
Average daily rate £360 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 95 132
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £12.95 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Berkshire +2 6 £495 +16.47% 5
Hampshire +2 3 £325 +21.84% 1
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
1 14 (73.68%) IPv6
2 12 (63.16%) Wireless
3 10 (52.63%) 3G
3 10 (52.63%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (47.37%) 4G
4 9 (47.37%) LTE
4 9 (47.37%) WiMAX
4 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) C
4 9 (47.37%) C++
5 8 (42.11%) OO
5 8 (42.11%) OOD
5 8 (42.11%) UMTS
6 7 (36.84%) UML
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
7 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++
7 6 (31.58%) GSM
8 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (21.05%) 802.1X
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco ICM
9 3 (15.79%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (15.79%) Multimedia
9 3 (15.79%) Billing
9 3 (15.79%) Verint
9 3 (15.79%) Splunk
9 3 (15.79%) Diameter Protocol

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) IPv6
2 12 (63.16%) Wireless
3 10 (52.63%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (52.63%) 3G
4 9 (47.37%) WiMAX
4 9 (47.37%) LTE
4 9 (47.37%) 4G
5 8 (42.11%) UMTS
6 6 (31.58%) GSM
7 3 (15.79%) SNMP
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) SIGTRAN
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco ICM
7 3 (15.79%) MGCP
7 3 (15.79%) RTP
7 3 (15.79%) SS7
7 3 (15.79%) Megaco
7 3 (15.79%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Multimedia
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Service Design Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Support
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.53%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) IPTV
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) OOD
3 7 (36.84%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) Benchmarking
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCIP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Netcool
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Splunk
2 3 (15.79%) Verint
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
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