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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 147 135 123
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing IPv6 1 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 2.53% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate - £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +88.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
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
413 434 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 13.45% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 221 170
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 1 - -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) RSpec
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) MCollective
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (50.00%) SmartOS
2 2 (50.00%) KVM
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (50.00%) LXC
2 2 (50.00%) systemd
2 2 (50.00%) GitLab
2 2 (50.00%) CoreOS
2 2 (50.00%) iptables
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) GitLab
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (50.00%) MCollective
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WebRTC
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CoreOS
2 2 (50.00%) SmartOS
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MODAF
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Btrfs
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) iptables
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
1 2 (50.00%) LXC
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
1 2 (50.00%) Squid
1 2 (50.00%) Varnish
1 2 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) CFEngine
1 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) systemd
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco