The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 605 606 582
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs citing IPv6 48 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.089% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.64% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 29
Median daily rate £403 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £312 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £119.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -63.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £119.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -69.45%

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
8486 8133 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.68% 13.92% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5177 4655 4450
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 518 461
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 46 £403 +0.68% 8
South East +13 17 £450 +20.00% 3
London -11 15 £375 -6.25% 2
Oxfordshire +5 7 £450 +20.00%
Hampshire +1 7 £440 +13.54%
Abingdon - 6 £450 -
South West -1 4 £412 -31.37% 1
Winchester -4 4 £430 +10.96%
Bristol -4 4 £412 -31.37%
Berkshire -2 3 - - 3
West Midlands -26 3 - -
North West - 3 £293 - 2
Solihull - 3 - -
Reading +10 2 - - 2
Durham - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £413 -
City of London +23 1 £382 -4.50% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £575 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £293 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 with a requirement for IPv6.

1 59 (55.14%) Linux
2 48 (44.86%) VPN
2 48 (44.86%) DNS
2 48 (44.86%) Firewall
3 42 (39.25%) DHCP
4 37 (34.58%) TCP/IP
4 37 (34.58%) BGP
5 35 (32.71%) IPv4
5 35 (32.71%) IPsec
6 33 (30.84%) Cisco
7 32 (29.91%) Windows
7 32 (29.91%) Load Balancing
8 31 (28.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (27.10%) VMware
10 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
11 27 (25.23%) OSPF
12 26 (24.30%) Network Security
13 25 (23.36%) Red Hat
14 24 (22.43%) HTTP
14 24 (22.43%) CSS
15 23 (21.50%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (21.50%) Marketing
15 23 (21.50%) Hyper-V
16 21 (19.63%) Software-Defined Networking
16 21 (19.63%) Public Cloud
16 21 (19.63%) SQL
16 21 (19.63%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (19.63%) MPLS
17 20 (18.69%) WAN
17 20 (18.69%) Workflow

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.41%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.54%) Apache
2 7 (6.54%) nginx
3 4 (3.74%) Confluence
3 4 (3.74%) JBoss
3 4 (3.74%) MediaWiki
4 3 (2.80%) lighttpd
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (44.86%) DNS
1 48 (44.86%) Firewall
1 48 (44.86%) VPN
2 42 (39.25%) DHCP
3 37 (34.58%) BGP
3 37 (34.58%) TCP/IP
4 35 (32.71%) IPsec
4 35 (32.71%) IPv4
5 27 (25.23%) OSPF
6 26 (24.30%) Network Security
7 24 (22.43%) HTTP
8 21 (19.63%) MPLS
8 21 (19.63%) Software-Defined Networking
9 20 (18.69%) WAN
10 17 (15.89%) SSL
11 15 (14.02%) LAN
12 13 (12.15%) SNMP
13 11 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (10.28%) Ethernet
14 10 (9.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.35%) MySQL
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.48%) Subversion
2 4 (3.74%) Hudson
2 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.74%) JIRA
General
1 23 (21.50%) Marketing
2 15 (14.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.21%) Finance
4 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 3 (2.80%) Electronics
4 3 (2.80%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Local Government
4 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.41%) Administrator
3 9 (8.41%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (8.41%) Network Support
4 8 (7.48%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.54%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) Designer
5 7 (6.54%) Linux Support
6 6 (5.61%) Architect
6 6 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (4.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Network Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Network Security Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) CSS
2 14 (13.08%) LAPP Stack
2 14 (13.08%) XML
3 11 (10.28%) .NET
4 9 (8.41%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (7.48%) 802.1X
6 7 (6.54%) PostGIS
7 5 (4.67%) LAMP
7 5 (4.67%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (2.80%) Django
8 3 (2.80%) HTML
8 3 (2.80%) Laravel
8 3 (2.80%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.87%) Middleware
9 2 (1.87%) OpenEmbedded
9 2 (1.87%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.87%) WebKit
9 2 (1.87%) Yocto
10 1 (0.93%) Spring
10 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Public Cloud
2 15 (14.02%) Data Centre
3 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.35%) Smart Meter
5 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (6.54%) PKI
7 6 (5.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (4.67%) Clustering
9 4 (3.74%) Replication
9 4 (3.74%) Wiki
10 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.80%) VCE vBlock
11 2 (1.87%) Digital TV
11 2 (1.87%) iSeries
11 2 (1.87%) STB
12 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.93%) Handset
12 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (55.14%) Linux
2 32 (29.91%) Windows
3 31 (28.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (17.76%) Windows Server
5 16 (14.95%) Ubuntu
6 9 (8.41%) Unix
7 8 (7.48%) Debian
8 5 (4.67%) CentOS
9 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.80%) SUSE
11 2 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.93%) HPUX
12 1 (0.93%) Solaris
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Load Balancing
2 20 (18.69%) Workflow
3 16 (14.95%) Mentoring
4 15 (14.02%) Network Design
4 15 (14.02%) Presales
4 15 (14.02%) Process Improvement
5 13 (12.15%) DevOps
6 11 (10.28%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.35%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.41%) High Availability
8 9 (8.41%) ITIL
9 7 (6.54%) Change Management
9 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.54%) Time Management
9 7 (6.54%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.61%) Migration
11 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.67%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (4.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 17 (15.89%) PowerShell
3 16 (14.95%) C
3 16 (14.95%) C++
4 15 (14.02%) Bash Shell
5 14 (13.08%) Perl
6 12 (11.21%) Java
7 11 (10.28%) C#
7 11 (10.28%) VB
7 11 (10.28%) VBScript
8 10 (9.35%) Python
9 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.67%) PHP
10 5 (4.67%) Ruby
11 3 (2.80%) Go
11 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.80%) Rust
11 3 (2.80%) Scala
12 2 (1.87%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.87%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (17.76%) Degree
3 14 (13.08%) MCSE
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (12.15%) MCSA
4 13 (12.15%) MCSD
5 11 (10.28%) CCNA
5 11 (10.28%) CCNP
6 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.61%) CISSP
8 5 (4.67%) CCSE
8 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.74%) CCIE
9 4 (3.74%) CCSA
9 4 (3.74%) GIAC
9 4 (3.74%) MBA
10 2 (1.87%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.87%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.87%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (21.50%) Hyper-V
2 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.28%) VMware ESX
4 9 (8.41%) vSphere
5 5 (4.67%) iptables
6 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.74%) Postfix
6 4 (3.74%) Samba
6 4 (3.74%) XenServer
7 1 (0.93%) Firmware
7 1 (0.93%) Snort
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (15.89%) Puppet
2 15 (14.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (7.48%) Nagios
4 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.74%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.80%) Cacti
6 3 (2.80%) EnCase
6 3 (2.80%) Munin
7 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.93%) Nessus
8 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.93%) SELinux
8 1 (0.93%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.93%) vMotion
8 1 (0.93%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (30.84%) Cisco
2 29 (27.10%) VMware
3 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
4 25 (23.36%) Red Hat
5 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
6 13 (12.15%) F5
7 11 (10.28%) Juniper
8 10 (9.35%) HP
8 10 (9.35%) Oracle
9 7 (6.54%) Citrix
10 5 (4.67%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.74%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.74%) EMC
11 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.80%) Aruba
12 3 (2.80%) Avaya
12 3 (2.80%) BT
12 3 (2.80%) IBM
12 3 (2.80%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.80%) SAP
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