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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 254 238 233
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing IPv6 21 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Average daily rate
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£381 £238 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
- -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £119.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +431.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £119.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-63.36% +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
1792 1831 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.88% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 866 724
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 97
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
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 4 September 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
Hampshire +11 14 £388 -
Berkshire -6 6 £325 +36.84% 4
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) IPv4
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
4 15 (45.45%) vSphere
5 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 13 (39.39%) Linux
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (39.39%) VMware ESX
7 9 (27.27%) Wireless
7 9 (27.27%) Windows
7 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco
8 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
9 7 (21.21%) UMTS
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) CCNP
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
10 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (18.18%) Dependency Management
10 6 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
10 6 (18.18%) 802.1X

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) IPv4
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 9 (27.27%) Wireless
4 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.21%) UMTS
5 6 (18.18%) SNMP
6 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 4 (12.12%) WiMAX
7 4 (12.12%) 3G
7 4 (12.12%) 4G
7 4 (12.12%) LTE
8 3 (9.09%) 802.15
8 3 (9.09%) 3GPP
8 3 (9.09%) GPRS
8 3 (9.09%) OSPF
8 3 (9.09%) HSPA
8 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
8 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
9 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Designer
1 7 (21.21%) Designer
2 6 (18.18%) Monitoring Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) IP Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (18.18%) Dependency Management
1 6 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Validation
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) OO
3 4 (12.12%) OOD
3 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.09%) V-Model
4 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
4 3 (9.09%) UML
4 3 (9.09%) Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Perl
3 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) C
4 4 (12.12%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CCNP
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (12.12%) JNCIS
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCSP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) vSphere
2 13 (39.39%) VMware ESX
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.18%) ComArch
5 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 6 (18.18%) Juniper
6 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix