The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 229 238 238
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing IPv6 16 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.079% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.43% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £150 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+431.11% -
IPv6
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
1820 1630 2019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.61% 18.37% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 750 601
Average daily rate £348 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 180
Average hourly rate £18.25 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.34% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the South East region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IPv6
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

IPv6 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IPv6
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the South East region.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IPv6
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

IPv6
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 IPv6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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 +21 12 £328 -34.50% 3
Hampshire -9 3 £310 +106.66%
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (44.12%) C
4 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
4 14 (41.18%) Internet
5 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
6 12 (35.29%) GPRS
6 12 (35.29%) MPLS
6 12 (35.29%) IPv4
6 12 (35.29%) Juniper
7 10 (29.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 10 (29.41%) DNS
7 10 (29.41%) UMTS
7 10 (29.41%) Firewall
8 9 (26.47%) GSM
8 9 (26.47%) HP
9 8 (23.53%) BGP
9 8 (23.53%) UNIX
9 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 8 (23.53%) HSPA
9 8 (23.53%) Smart Meter
10 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) GDB
10 7 (20.59%) Perl
10 7 (20.59%) VPN
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (17.65%) Broadband
11 6 (17.65%) PHP
11 6 (17.65%) IPsec
11 6 (17.65%) Brocade

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IPv6 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 IPv6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
1 14 (41.18%) Internet
2 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
3 12 (35.29%) GPRS
3 12 (35.29%) MPLS
3 12 (35.29%) IPv4
4 10 (29.41%) DNS
4 10 (29.41%) UMTS
4 10 (29.41%) Firewall
5 9 (26.47%) GSM
6 8 (23.53%) BGP
6 8 (23.53%) HSPA
7 7 (20.59%) VPN
8 6 (17.65%) Broadband
8 6 (17.65%) IPsec
8 6 (17.65%) VLAN
8 6 (17.65%) Network Security
9 5 (14.71%) LTE
9 5 (14.71%) SDH
10 4 (11.76%) SSL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) GDB
2 1 (2.94%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) WAP
1 4 (11.76%) WML
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.82%) iPad
2 3 (8.82%) Firmware
3 2 (5.88%) DTV
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
2 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
3 3 (8.82%) V-Model
3 3 (8.82%) Network Design
3 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Process Management
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C
2 7 (20.59%) Perl
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
4 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.94%) PMP
6 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Juniper
3 10 (29.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 9 (26.47%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) Brocade
6 4 (11.76%) Ericsson
6 4 (11.76%) Huawei
6 4 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (8.82%) F5
7 3 (8.82%) McAfee
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) Apple
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) SAP
8 2 (5.88%) Agilent
9 1 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.94%) VMware
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint