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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 228 251 239
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing IPv6 18 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.60% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £265 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
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 £230 £200 £215
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 95 116 125
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 £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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
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 12 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
Berkshire +5 7 £338 +13.44% 5
Hampshire - 7 £375 - 2
Surrey -8 2 - -
Kent - 1 £201 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (80.65%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) IPv4
3 17 (54.84%) VMware
4 15 (48.39%) OSPF
5 14 (45.16%) BGP
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco
6 12 (38.71%) VPN
6 12 (38.71%) IPsec
6 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (38.71%) vSphere
7 11 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (35.48%) WAN
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) Oracle
8 10 (32.26%) LAN
8 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
8 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (29.03%) Wireless
9 9 (29.03%) MPLS
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.81%) HP
10 8 (25.81%) Linux
10 8 (25.81%) VLAN
10 8 (25.81%) Palo Alto
10 8 (25.81%) High Availability
10 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (22.58%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) DNS

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) IPv4
3 15 (48.39%) OSPF
4 14 (45.16%) BGP
5 12 (38.71%) IPsec
5 12 (38.71%) VPN
6 11 (35.48%) WAN
7 10 (32.26%) LAN
8 9 (29.03%) MPLS
8 9 (29.03%) Wireless
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.81%) VLAN
10 7 (22.58%) DNS
10 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
11 6 (19.35%) SNMP
12 5 (16.13%) 802.11
12 5 (16.13%) DHCP
12 5 (16.13%) Internet
12 5 (16.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) GitLab
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) RSpec
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Designer
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.23%) MCollective
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) WAP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.23%) CoreOS
6 1 (3.23%) SmartOS
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) High Availability
2 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) Workflow
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Information Management
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (6.45%) Web Filtering
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) vSphere
2 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Btrfs
4 1 (3.23%) Docker
4 1 (3.23%) iptables
4 1 (3.23%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) LXC
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.23%) Snort
4 1 (3.23%) Squid
4 1 (3.23%) Varnish
4 1 (3.23%) vCloud
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) systemd
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) HP
5 8 (25.81%) Palo Alto
6 5 (16.13%) Aruba
6 5 (16.13%) Avaya
6 5 (16.13%) Brocade
6 5 (16.13%) NetScout
7 4 (12.90%) F5
8 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
8 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 3 (9.68%) Juniper
8 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (6.45%) Forcepoint
9 2 (6.45%) IBM
10 1 (3.23%) ZTE