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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank - 142 141
Contract jobs citing IPv6 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.92% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £600 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £345
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.78 £120.00
% change year-on-year
-2.92% -63.51%
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
381 468 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.60% 14.14% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 228 344
Median daily rate £325 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £181 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +69.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 4 (66.67%) IPsec
1 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) RSVP
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) SCTP
4 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (16.67%) FabricPath
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard

IPv6
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 (66.67%) IPsec
1 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) IPv4
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) RSVP
3 2 (33.33%) SCTP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Mobile Designer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas
1 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard