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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 569 551 584
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Contract jobs citing IPv6 43 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.066% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.49% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 10
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£363 £406 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £406 £383
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £120.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+433.33% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £120.00 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+433.33% -30.76%

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IPv6
Top 30 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 19 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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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 +1 41 £363 -12.12% 17
London +27 17 £363 -5.22% 4
South East +8 12 £238 +58.33% 6
Berkshire +15 8 £238 -52.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £345 - 3
East of England -18 6 £345 - 3
Cambridge -2 4 - - 1
Slough - 4 £235 -
South West - 4 £388 -
Reading +16 2 £400 -20.00% 3
Bristol - 2 £388 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Hampshire -16 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £425 -
Farnborough - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 50 (53.19%) Cisco
2 46 (48.94%) BGP
3 42 (44.68%) Firewall
4 38 (40.43%) WAN
5 35 (37.23%) VPN
5 35 (37.23%) OSPF
6 31 (32.98%) LAN
7 29 (30.85%) Windows
7 29 (30.85%) Juniper
8 28 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (29.79%) MPLS
8 28 (29.79%) IPv4
8 28 (29.79%) Network Security
9 27 (28.72%) Ethernet
9 27 (28.72%) Internet
10 26 (27.66%) TCP/IP
11 25 (26.60%) Citrix
12 23 (24.47%) Perl
13 22 (23.40%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (21.28%) IPsec
14 20 (21.28%) VMware
15 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
15 19 (20.21%) PHP
15 19 (20.21%) Linux
16 18 (19.15%) EIGRP
16 18 (19.15%) VLAN
16 18 (19.15%) Degree
16 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (18.09%) Java
18 16 (17.02%) DNS

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (13.83%) nginx
1 13 (13.83%) Confluence
1 13 (13.83%) MediaWiki
1 13 (13.83%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.26%) MS Office
4 2 (2.13%) MS Project
5 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (48.94%) BGP
2 42 (44.68%) Firewall
3 38 (40.43%) WAN
4 35 (37.23%) VPN
4 35 (37.23%) OSPF
5 31 (32.98%) LAN
6 28 (29.79%) MPLS
6 28 (29.79%) IPv4
6 28 (29.79%) Network Security
7 27 (28.72%) Ethernet
7 27 (28.72%) Internet
8 26 (27.66%) TCP/IP
9 20 (21.28%) IPsec
10 18 (19.15%) EIGRP
10 18 (19.15%) VLAN
11 16 (17.02%) DNS
12 14 (14.89%) Multicast
13 13 (13.83%) LDAP
13 13 (13.83%) GPRS
14 12 (12.77%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) MySQL
2 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.83%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
1 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
1 13 (13.83%) Hudson
1 13 (13.83%) JIRA
1 13 (13.83%) Subversion
2 7 (7.45%) GDB
3 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.06%) MSI
General
1 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.32%) Electronics
3 4 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Russian Language
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.06%) Danish Language
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.64%) Test Engineer
3 7 (7.45%) Analyst
3 7 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.38%) Developer
4 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (6.38%) Administrator
4 6 (6.38%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (6.38%) Server Engineer
4 6 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Network Design Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Programmer
6 4 (4.26%) Consultant
6 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.83%) LAMP
2 6 (6.38%) WAP
2 6 (6.38%) XML
3 5 (5.32%) Web Services
3 5 (5.32%) WML
4 2 (2.13%) JMS
4 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.13%) JPA
4 2 (2.13%) Ajax
4 2 (2.13%) XMPP
4 2 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (1.06%) SyncML
5 1 (1.06%) OLE
5 1 (1.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Wiki
2 9 (9.57%) Smart Meter
3 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.45%) iPad
4 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.32%) Open Source
6 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.19%) Clustering
7 3 (3.19%) PKI
7 3 (3.19%) Firmware
7 3 (3.19%) DTV
8 2 (2.13%) Handset
9 1 (1.06%) Economics
9 1 (1.06%) AS400
9 1 (1.06%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.06%) Replication
9 1 (1.06%) SCADA
9 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.06%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows
2 19 (20.21%) Linux
3 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (13.83%) Debian
4 12 (12.77%) Ubuntu
5 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.64%) UNIX
6 8 (8.51%) CentOS
7 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.06%) Android
9 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.06%) bada
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (13.83%) DevOps
2 13 (13.83%) Data Modelling
2 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (13.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.64%) Load Balancing
3 10 (10.64%) Network Design
4 9 (9.57%) DNA
4 9 (9.57%) Project Management
5 8 (8.51%) ITIL
6 6 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.32%) Network Planning
7 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.32%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (4.26%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.26%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.19%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) Perl
2 19 (20.21%) PHP
3 17 (18.09%) Java
4 15 (15.96%) SQL
4 15 (15.96%) C
5 13 (13.83%) Bash Shell
5 13 (13.83%) Ruby
6 5 (5.32%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.19%) C++
7 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.15%) Degree
3 15 (15.96%) CCNP
4 14 (14.89%) CCIE
5 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.45%) CCNA
7 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (6.38%) ISEB
8 4 (4.26%) CCSP
8 4 (4.26%) CISSP
9 3 (3.19%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.19%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.13%) PMP
10 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.13%) CCDP
10 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.06%) CCVP
11 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.06%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.83%) Postfix
2 13 (13.83%) XenServer
2 13 (13.83%) Samba
3 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.26%) Snort
3 4 (4.26%) Nmap
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.06%) Squid
4 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) ZABBIX
1 13 (13.83%) Puppet
2 7 (7.45%) WSUS
2 7 (7.45%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.26%) OPNET
4 4 (4.26%) Nessus
5 3 (3.19%) SCCM
5 3 (3.19%) SCOM
5 3 (3.19%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.19%) Salt
5 3 (3.19%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.06%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Cisco
2 29 (30.85%) Juniper
3 25 (26.60%) Citrix
4 20 (21.28%) VMware
5 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
6 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (13.83%) HP
7 9 (9.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 8 (8.51%) Brocade
9 7 (7.45%) Apple
9 7 (7.45%) McAfee
9 7 (7.45%) F5
10 4 (4.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (4.26%) Huawei
11 3 (3.19%) SAP
11 3 (3.19%) Ericsson
11 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.13%) Meraki
12 2 (2.13%) Aruba
12 2 (2.13%) NetApp
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