The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 139 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +26
Contract jobs citing IPv4 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£188 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+656.00% -
IPv4
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
499 269 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.46% 12.16% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 136 195
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -45.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv4 across the South West region.

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IPv4
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the South West region.

IPv4 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Gloucestershire - 4 £188 -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing IPv4 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 IPv4.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing IPv4 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 IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) WSUS
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee