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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 573 543 566
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs citing IPv6 51 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.092% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.65% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £217 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £119.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.45% +431.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £119.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-69.66% +431.11%

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
7941 7802 7130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.73% 14.05% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4538 4166 3711
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 423 463
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 5 August 2015.

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 27 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 5 August 2015. 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 -2 50 £388 -3.12% 13
London +20 17 £400 -5.88% 5
South East -18 15 £325 +15.04% 5
Berkshire -5 9 £313 -4.58% 3
South West -9 8 £525 +23.52% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £475 -
Swindon - 6 £475 -
Slough +2 5 £313 +32.97% 2
Hampshire -3 4 £331 +47.38% 1
Winchester - 4 £331 - 1
City of London - 4 £388 - 1
East of England +2 3 £625 +105.76% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £304 -
Suffolk - 3 £625 -
Ipswich - 3 £625 -
Bristol -8 2 £600 +41.17% 1
Oxford - 2 £313 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £313 - 1
West Midlands +2 1 - -
Wales -3 1 £250 -41.17%
Newport - 1 £250 -
South Wales - 1 £250 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £298 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 57 (59.38%) IPv4
2 40 (41.67%) Cisco
3 37 (38.54%) BGP
4 35 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (35.42%) VPN
6 32 (33.33%) OSPF
7 31 (32.29%) MPLS
7 31 (32.29%) CCNP
7 31 (32.29%) Linux
8 25 (26.04%) WAN
8 25 (26.04%) Telecoms
9 24 (25.00%) Juniper
10 23 (23.96%) LAN
10 23 (23.96%) Network Security
11 21 (21.88%) Firewall
11 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
12 20 (20.83%) Wireless
13 19 (19.79%) Broadband
14 18 (18.75%) DNS
15 16 (16.67%) Windows
16 15 (15.63%) Ethernet
16 15 (15.63%) IPsec
16 15 (15.63%) L2TP
16 15 (15.63%) 802.1X
17 14 (14.58%) DHCP
17 14 (14.58%) VMware
18 13 (13.54%) JNCIS
18 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
19 12 (12.50%) Network Design
19 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (7.29%) nginx
1 7 (7.29%) Confluence
2 6 (6.25%) Apache
3 5 (5.21%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.04%) Lync
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.13%) IaaS
3 3 (3.13%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (59.38%) IPv4
2 37 (38.54%) BGP
3 34 (35.42%) VPN
4 32 (33.33%) OSPF
5 31 (32.29%) MPLS
6 25 (26.04%) WAN
7 23 (23.96%) LAN
7 23 (23.96%) Network Security
8 21 (21.88%) Firewall
9 20 (20.83%) Wireless
10 19 (19.79%) Broadband
11 18 (18.75%) DNS
12 15 (15.63%) L2TP
12 15 (15.63%) Ethernet
12 15 (15.63%) IPsec
13 14 (14.58%) DHCP
14 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
15 10 (10.42%) UMTS
15 10 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (10.42%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.29%) MySQL
3 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) JIRA
2 7 (7.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.21%) Subversion
3 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.21%) Hudson
4 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.08%) Trac
4 2 (2.08%) GitLab
4 2 (2.08%) RSpec
5 1 (1.04%) CANoe
5 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.04%) Redmine
5 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (26.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (7.29%) Billing
3 7 (7.29%) Marketing
4 5 (5.21%) Electronics
4 5 (5.21%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.50%) IP Engineer
3 8 (8.33%) Designer
4 7 (7.29%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Architect
5 6 (6.25%) Consultant
5 6 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Business Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Lead Designer
7 4 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.17%) Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.21%) LAMP
3 3 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 2 (2.08%) Flash
4 2 (2.08%) CGI
4 2 (2.08%) REST
4 2 (2.08%) MCollective
5 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.46%) User Experience
3 7 (7.29%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.29%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.21%) Wiki
4 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.17%) PKI
6 3 (3.13%) Streaming Video
6 3 (3.13%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.08%) Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.08%) DTV
7 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) IPTV
8 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.04%) Life Science
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.04%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.29%) Linux
2 16 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (8.33%) UNIX
4 6 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.21%) CentOS
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.21%) Debian
5 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.08%) SmartOS
6 2 (2.08%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) Network Design
2 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
3 9 (9.38%) Change Control
4 8 (8.33%) DevOps
4 8 (8.33%) Migration
5 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.29%) ITIL
5 7 (7.29%) OO
5 7 (7.29%) OOD
5 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.25%) UML
6 6 (6.25%) CRM
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.21%) Business Development
7 5 (5.21%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) C
1 11 (11.46%) Perl
2 10 (10.42%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.38%) SQL
3 9 (9.38%) C++
4 7 (7.29%) Ruby
5 6 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 6 (6.25%) Java
5 6 (6.25%) PHP
6 5 (5.21%) Embedded C++
7 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.17%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (32.29%) CCNP
3 13 (13.54%) JNCIS
4 11 (11.46%) CCIP
5 10 (10.42%) CCNA
5 10 (10.42%) CCIE
5 10 (10.42%) Degree
6 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.25%) JNCIA
8 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) MBA
9 2 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.08%) CCSP
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.04%) CCDA
10 1 (1.04%) CCDP
10 1 (1.04%) CCSE
10 1 (1.04%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.29%) iptables
3 6 (6.25%) vSphere
4 5 (5.21%) Postfix
4 5 (5.21%) Samba
4 5 (5.21%) XenServer
5 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.17%) vCloud
6 3 (3.13%) Firmware
7 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.08%) Snort
7 2 (2.08%) Squid
7 2 (2.08%) KVM
7 2 (2.08%) Docker
7 2 (2.08%) LXC
7 2 (2.08%) XenApp
7 2 (2.08%) Varnish
7 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.08%) Btrfs
8 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Puppet
2 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.21%) ZABBIX
3 5 (5.21%) Salt
4 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (3.13%) Ansible
6 2 (2.08%) systemd
6 2 (2.08%) vMotion
6 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.08%) Nessus
6 2 (2.08%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.08%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 40 (41.67%) Cisco
2 24 (25.00%) Juniper
3 14 (14.58%) VMware
4 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.33%) Citrix
7 7 (7.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.29%) Tandberg
8 6 (6.25%) Brocade
8 6 (6.25%) BT
9 5 (5.21%) HP
10 4 (4.17%) ComArch
10 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.13%) F5
12 2 (2.08%) Splunk
12 2 (2.08%) Verint
12 2 (2.08%) SaltStack
12 2 (2.08%) Dell
12 2 (2.08%) SAP
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