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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 143 141 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing IPv4 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 1.51% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £412 £475 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.31% +153.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £298 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.45% -25.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £189.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -80.68%
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
546 398 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.90% 12.40% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 229 248
Median daily rate £360 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +142.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.19 £15.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Bristol - 2 £412 - 1
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 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 West region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) RSVP
3 2 (50.00%) SCTP
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Unix

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) RSVP
3 2 (50.00%) SCTP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) FabricPath
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Mobile Designer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard