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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 252 234 204
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -30
Contract jobs citing IPv6 5 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.035% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.21% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
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£350 £308 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +31.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £261 £234
% change year-on-year
+43.54% +11.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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
1879 1422 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.95% 16.68% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 658 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 182
Average hourly rate £22.04 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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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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 - 4 £350 - 5
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) IPv4
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) GPRS
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Smart Meter
5 5 (29.41%) 4G
5 5 (29.41%) UMTS
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) HTTP
6 4 (23.53%) WAP
6 4 (23.53%) GSM
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) WML
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) SSL
6 4 (23.53%) DAB
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (17.65%) Electronics
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) LAN

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) IPv4
1 6 (35.29%) GPRS
2 5 (29.41%) 4G
2 5 (29.41%) UMTS
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) GSM
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 4 (23.53%) DAB
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
5 2 (11.76%) 3GPP
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) GDB
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WAP
1 4 (23.53%) XML
1 4 (23.53%) WML
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) JPA
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) OLE
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Smart Meter
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
3 2 (11.76%) DTV
3 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Fedora
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) V-Model
2 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) C++
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Postfix
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) Huawei
6 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Percona