The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 135 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPv6 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£388 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £120.00 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+433.33% -30.76%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
542 265 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 11.85% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 140 201
Average daily rate £365 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 63
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -21.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the South West region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IPv6
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the South West region.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IPv6
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 IPv6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Bristol - 2 £388 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (100.00%) VPN
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 14 (77.78%) Apache
3 14 (77.78%) Java
3 14 (77.78%) Perl
3 14 (77.78%) PHP
3 14 (77.78%) LAMP
3 14 (77.78%) Samba
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) Ruby
3 14 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 14 (77.78%) Postfix
3 14 (77.78%) nginx
3 14 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 14 (77.78%) Puppet
3 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 14 (77.78%) DevOps
4 13 (72.22%) Relational Database
4 13 (72.22%) Hudson
4 13 (72.22%) MediaWiki
4 13 (72.22%) Confluence
4 13 (72.22%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (72.22%) XenServer
4 13 (72.22%) ZABBIX

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (77.78%) Apache
1 14 (77.78%) nginx
2 13 (72.22%) Confluence
2 13 (72.22%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) VPN
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 17 (94.44%) WAN
3 13 (72.22%) IPsec
3 13 (72.22%) Network Security
3 13 (72.22%) OSPF
3 13 (72.22%) BGP
3 13 (72.22%) EIGRP
3 13 (72.22%) LDAP
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
1 13 (72.22%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (72.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 13 (72.22%) Hudson
2 13 (72.22%) Subversion
2 13 (72.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) LAMP
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Wiki
2 4 (22.22%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (72.22%) Debian
4 12 (66.67%) Ubuntu
5 7 (38.89%) CentOS
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 13 (72.22%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (72.22%) Data Modelling
2 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
1 14 (77.78%) Perl
1 14 (77.78%) PHP
1 14 (77.78%) Ruby
1 14 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Samba
1 14 (77.78%) Postfix
2 13 (72.22%) XenServer
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Puppet
2 13 (72.22%) ZABBIX
3 4 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (22.22%) WSUS
4 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Apple
4 4 (22.22%) McAfee