The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 582 579 584
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing IPv6 58 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 34
Average daily rate £363 £374 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +11.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £241 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8540 8244 7307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.79% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5165 4488 3859
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 445 405
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 within the UK.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IPv6
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IPv6 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IPv6
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 within the UK.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IPv6
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
England -15 58 £363 -5.84% 10
South East -5 30 £375 -4.76% 4
Berkshire +12 21 £375 +7.14% 3
London -2 15 £378 -9.58% 2
Reading - 14 £375 - 2
Hampshire - 7 £288 - 1
Yorkshire 0 6 £301 +0.41% 1
Leeds - 6 £301 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £301 - 1
Fareham - 4 £200 -
Slough +15 3 - -
South West -2 3 £261 -41.94% 1
West Midlands -12 3 £325 -27.77% 2
Winchester - 3 £375 - 1
City of London - 2 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire +7 1 £300 -33.33% 1
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £300 - 1
Kent - 1 £201 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £201 -
Dorset - 1 - -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 65 (70.65%) VPN
2 61 (66.30%) BGP
3 51 (55.43%) Cisco
4 45 (48.91%) OSPF
5 44 (47.83%) IPsec
6 42 (45.65%) MPLS
6 42 (45.65%) IPv4
7 40 (43.48%) Firewall
8 38 (41.30%) DNS
9 37 (40.22%) WAN
10 36 (39.13%) TCP/IP
11 35 (38.04%) Linux
12 31 (33.70%) LAN
13 24 (26.09%) Windows
13 24 (26.09%) Data Centre
14 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 23 (25.00%) VMware
14 23 (25.00%) Marketing
15 22 (23.91%) Load Balancing
16 21 (22.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (22.83%) DHCP
16 21 (22.83%) Hyper-V
17 20 (21.74%) Degree
18 19 (20.65%) Workflow
19 18 (19.57%) Migration
19 18 (19.57%) HTTP
19 18 (19.57%) Juniper
19 18 (19.57%) CheckPoint
20 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
20 17 (18.48%) Public Cloud

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (3.26%) Confluence
1 3 (3.26%) JBoss
1 3 (3.26%) nginx
2 2 (2.17%) Apache
2 2 (2.17%) MediaWiki
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.09%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (70.65%) VPN
2 61 (66.30%) BGP
3 45 (48.91%) OSPF
4 44 (47.83%) IPsec
5 42 (45.65%) IPv4
5 42 (45.65%) MPLS
6 40 (43.48%) Firewall
7 38 (41.30%) DNS
8 37 (40.22%) WAN
9 36 (39.13%) TCP/IP
10 31 (33.70%) LAN
11 21 (22.83%) DHCP
12 18 (19.57%) HTTP
13 16 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (17.39%) Software-Defined Networking
14 15 (16.30%) Network Security
15 14 (15.22%) Wireless
16 12 (13.04%) EIGRP
17 11 (11.96%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.26%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) Hudson
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.09%) GitLab
4 1 (1.09%) RSpec
General
1 23 (25.00%) Marketing
2 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.13%) Finance
4 9 (9.78%) Electronics
4 9 (9.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.43%) Retail
6 4 (4.35%) Military
7 1 (1.09%) Local Government
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) Architect
3 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Network Architect
5 10 (10.87%) Designer
6 9 (9.78%) Data Centre Architect
7 8 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Data Architect
7 8 (8.70%) Data Migration Architect
7 8 (8.70%) Migration Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) IP Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Designer
10 5 (5.43%) IP Network Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Network Designer
10 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) CSS
2 14 (15.22%) 802.1X
3 10 (10.87%) .NET
3 10 (10.87%) XML
4 3 (3.26%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (3.26%) RSS
5 2 (2.17%) LAMP
5 2 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.09%) MCollective
6 1 (1.09%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) REST
6 1 (1.09%) RFC 2547
6 1 (1.09%) Web Services
6 1 (1.09%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.48%) Public Cloud
3 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (9.78%) iSeries
5 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.35%) Clustering
7 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.26%) PKI
7 3 (3.26%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.17%) Wiki
9 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
9 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.04%) Linux
2 24 (26.09%) Windows
3 21 (22.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 12 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 8 (8.70%) Unix
7 2 (2.17%) CentOS
7 2 (2.17%) Debian
8 1 (1.09%) CatOS
8 1 (1.09%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.09%) HPUX
8 1 (1.09%) SmartOS
8 1 (1.09%) Solaris
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Load Balancing
2 19 (20.65%) Workflow
3 18 (19.57%) Migration
4 16 (17.39%) Network Design
5 12 (13.04%) High Availability
5 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 11 (11.96%) ITIL
6 11 (11.96%) Presales
6 11 (11.96%) Process Improvement
7 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.78%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (9.78%) Network Architecture
7 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
7 9 (9.78%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.43%) Network Management
9 5 (5.43%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.35%) Validation
10 4 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.96%) SQL
3 10 (10.87%) C
3 10 (10.87%) C#
3 10 (10.87%) C++
3 10 (10.87%) Lisp
3 10 (10.87%) VB
3 10 (10.87%) VBScript
4 5 (5.43%) Python
5 4 (4.35%) Ruby
6 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.26%) Java
6 3 (3.26%) Perl
7 2 (2.17%) Korn
7 2 (2.17%) PHP
7 2 (2.17%) Tcl
8 1 (1.09%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Degree
2 16 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.96%) MCSE
5 9 (9.78%) MCSA
5 9 (9.78%) MCSD
6 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.52%) CCNA
7 6 (6.52%) CCNP
7 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.43%) CCIE
9 3 (3.26%) MCITP
9 3 (3.26%) MCTS
10 2 (2.17%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.17%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.17%) MBA
11 1 (1.09%) CCSE
11 1 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (1.09%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (22.83%) Hyper-V
2 9 (9.78%) VMware ESX
3 8 (8.70%) vSphere
4 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.26%) iptables
6 2 (2.17%) Postfix
6 2 (2.17%) Samba
6 2 (2.17%) Snort
6 2 (2.17%) vCloud
7 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.09%) Btrfs
7 1 (1.09%) Docker
7 1 (1.09%) KVM
7 1 (1.09%) LXC
7 1 (1.09%) NFS
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.09%) Squid
7 1 (1.09%) Varnish
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.26%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.17%) TrustSec
3 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.09%) Cacti
4 1 (1.09%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) systemd
4 1 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (55.43%) Cisco
2 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.00%) VMware
3 18 (19.57%) CheckPoint
3 18 (19.57%) Juniper
4 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.96%) F5
5 11 (11.96%) HP
5 11 (11.96%) IBM
5 11 (11.96%) Oracle
5 11 (11.96%) Palo Alto
6 10 (10.87%) SAP
7 8 (8.70%) Avaya
8 7 (7.61%) Aruba
9 6 (6.52%) Brocade
9 6 (6.52%) NetScout
10 4 (4.35%) NetApp
11 3 (3.26%) Forcepoint
11 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
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