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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 241 251 231
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing IPv6 29 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 0.70% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 14
Median daily rate £375 £425 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +77.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £460 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £334
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
1912 1855 1659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.91% 19.85% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 891 721
Median daily rate £375 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 104 105
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +61.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +6 21 £375 -21.05% 3
Hampshire - 8 £388 - 1
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 34 (64.15%) IPsec
2 33 (62.26%) VPN
3 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
4 30 (56.60%) Linux
5 28 (52.83%) DNS
5 28 (52.83%) Firewall
6 27 (50.94%) TCP/IP
7 25 (47.17%) BGP
7 25 (47.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (45.28%) Windows
9 23 (43.40%) Workflow
10 22 (41.51%) DHCP
10 22 (41.51%) Hyper-V
11 21 (39.62%) Load Balancing
11 21 (39.62%) IPv4
12 20 (37.74%) Degree
13 19 (35.85%) Software-Defined Networking
13 19 (35.85%) Public Cloud
13 19 (35.85%) HTTP
13 19 (35.85%) CSS
14 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (32.08%) Cisco
15 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
16 15 (28.30%) VMware
16 15 (28.30%) MCSE
16 15 (28.30%) Marketing
17 14 (26.42%) Computer Science
17 14 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (26.42%) Process Improvement
17 14 (26.42%) Mentoring

IPv6
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) nginx
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (64.15%) IPsec
2 33 (62.26%) VPN
3 28 (52.83%) DNS
3 28 (52.83%) Firewall
4 27 (50.94%) TCP/IP
5 25 (47.17%) BGP
6 22 (41.51%) DHCP
7 21 (39.62%) IPv4
8 19 (35.85%) HTTP
8 19 (35.85%) Software-Defined Networking
9 14 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (26.42%) OSPF
10 11 (20.75%) LAN
10 11 (20.75%) WAN
11 10 (18.87%) Wireless
12 9 (16.98%) VLAN
13 8 (15.09%) MPLS
14 5 (9.43%) 802.11
14 5 (9.43%) Internet
14 5 (9.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.89%) GitLab
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) RSpec
General
1 15 (28.30%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Military
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Local Government
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Network Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Network Support
3 7 (13.21%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Designer
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Designer
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) WAN Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) CSS
2 11 (20.75%) 802.1X
3 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 10 (18.87%) XML
4 3 (5.66%) RSS
5 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.89%) MCollective
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Public Cloud
2 14 (26.42%) Computer Science
3 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.55%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 25 (47.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (45.28%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
5 10 (18.87%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.77%) Unix
7 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.89%) SmartOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Workflow
2 21 (39.62%) Load Balancing
3 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
3 14 (26.42%) Presales
3 14 (26.42%) Process Improvement
4 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
5 9 (16.98%) High Availability
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.66%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (5.66%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (5.66%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (5.66%) Security Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.66%) V-Model
8 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
3 10 (18.87%) C
3 10 (18.87%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) C++
3 10 (18.87%) VB
3 10 (18.87%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Degree
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (28.30%) MCSE
4 12 (22.64%) MCSA
4 12 (22.64%) MCSD
5 8 (15.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.66%) MCITP
7 3 (5.66%) MCTS
8 1 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Hyper-V
2 13 (24.53%) vSphere
3 12 (22.64%) VMware ESX
4 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) Btrfs
5 1 (1.89%) Docker
5 1 (1.89%) iptables
5 1 (1.89%) KVM
5 1 (1.89%) LXC
5 1 (1.89%) Snort
5 1 (1.89%) Squid
5 1 (1.89%) Varnish
5 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.66%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.89%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.89%) Nessus
4 1 (1.89%) systemd
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco
3 15 (28.30%) VMware
4 12 (22.64%) Oracle
4 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
5 8 (15.09%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) Palo Alto
6 6 (11.32%) F5
6 6 (11.32%) NetScout
7 5 (9.43%) Aruba
7 5 (9.43%) Avaya
7 5 (9.43%) Brocade
8 2 (3.77%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.77%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.77%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) Huawei
9 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.89%) ZTE