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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 586 591 568
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing IPv6 57 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 34
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £326 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £112.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -67.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £112.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -67.85%

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
8718 8059 7220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 14.38% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5279 4535 3866
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 479 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.30 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 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 29 June 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 +5 54 £375 - 4
South East +11 24 £375 +50.00% 2
London +3 15 £375 -3.22%
Berkshire +4 13 £375 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £400 - 1
South West -1 6 £406 -14.63% 1
Winchester - 5 £375 -
Reading - 5 £375 -
Bristol - 4 £412 -
Erskine - 3 £266 -
Scotland - 3 £266 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £266 -
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
City of London +46 2 £350 -6.66%
East of England +11 2 £413 +25.95%
Durham - 2 - -
North West - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £413 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £575 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -
Cheltenham - 1 £300 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 62 (57.41%) VPN
2 56 (51.85%) BGP
3 53 (49.07%) Linux
4 49 (45.37%) Cisco
5 48 (44.44%) DNS
5 48 (44.44%) IPsec
6 44 (40.74%) Firewall
7 43 (39.81%) IPv4
8 42 (38.89%) OSPF
9 40 (37.04%) MPLS
10 39 (36.11%) TCP/IP
11 34 (31.48%) Windows
12 33 (30.56%) DHCP
13 32 (29.63%) WAN
14 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
14 31 (28.70%) Load Balancing
15 29 (26.85%) LAN
15 29 (26.85%) VMware
15 29 (26.85%) Marketing
16 26 (24.07%) Degree
16 26 (24.07%) HTTP
16 26 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (24.07%) Hyper-V
17 24 (22.22%) CSS
18 22 (20.37%) CheckPoint
18 22 (20.37%) Data Centre
19 21 (19.44%) Public Cloud
19 21 (19.44%) Software-Defined Networking
19 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
19 21 (19.44%) 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 8 (7.41%) nginx
2 7 (6.48%) Apache
3 5 (4.63%) Confluence
4 4 (3.70%) JBoss
4 4 (3.70%) MediaWiki
5 3 (2.78%) lighttpd
5 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (57.41%) VPN
2 56 (51.85%) BGP
3 48 (44.44%) DNS
3 48 (44.44%) IPsec
4 44 (40.74%) Firewall
5 43 (39.81%) IPv4
6 42 (38.89%) OSPF
7 40 (37.04%) MPLS
8 39 (36.11%) TCP/IP
9 33 (30.56%) DHCP
10 32 (29.63%) WAN
11 29 (26.85%) LAN
12 26 (24.07%) HTTP
13 21 (19.44%) Software-Defined Networking
14 20 (18.52%) Network Security
15 16 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (10.19%) Multicast
17 11 (10.19%) SSL
18 9 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.41%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.85%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.63%) JIRA
2 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) Hudson
2 4 (3.70%) Subversion
2 4 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.93%) GitLab
3 1 (0.93%) RSpec
General
1 29 (26.85%) Marketing
2 20 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 18 (16.67%) Finance
4 9 (8.33%) Electronics
4 9 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.70%) Military
6 3 (2.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (34.26%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.59%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Designer
3 9 (8.33%) Network Support
4 8 (7.41%) Consultant
4 8 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Administrator
6 6 (5.56%) Architect
6 6 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (5.56%) IP Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.70%) Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) CSS
2 14 (12.96%) XML
3 11 (10.19%) .NET
3 11 (10.19%) 802.1X
4 8 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (4.63%) LAMP
7 3 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.78%) Django
7 3 (2.78%) HTML
7 3 (2.78%) Laravel
7 3 (2.78%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.78%) RSS
8 2 (1.85%) Middleware
9 1 (0.93%) MCollective
9 1 (0.93%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.93%) REST
9 1 (0.93%) Web Services
9 1 (0.93%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 21 (19.44%) Public Cloud
3 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (7.41%) PKI
6 6 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (5.56%) iSeries
6 6 (5.56%) Smart Meter
7 5 (4.63%) Clustering
8 4 (3.70%) Wiki
9 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.85%) Replication
9 2 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.93%) DTV
10 1 (0.93%) Handset
10 1 (0.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 53 (49.07%) Linux
2 34 (31.48%) Windows
3 26 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (17.59%) Windows Server
5 15 (13.89%) Ubuntu
6 10 (9.26%) Unix
7 7 (6.48%) Debian
8 4 (3.70%) CentOS
8 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.78%) SUSE
10 1 (0.93%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.93%) HPUX
10 1 (0.93%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.93%) Solaris
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Load Balancing
2 21 (19.44%) Workflow
3 16 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 15 (13.89%) Network Design
4 15 (13.89%) Presales
4 15 (13.89%) Process Improvement
5 13 (12.04%) High Availability
5 13 (12.04%) ITIL
6 11 (10.19%) Migration
7 10 (9.26%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 8 (7.41%) DevOps
10 7 (6.48%) Time Management
11 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.56%) Project Management
12 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.63%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.96%) SQL
3 12 (11.11%) C
3 12 (11.11%) C++
4 11 (10.19%) C#
4 11 (10.19%) VB
4 11 (10.19%) VBScript
5 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.41%) Perl
6 8 (7.41%) Python
7 6 (5.56%) Java
7 6 (5.56%) Lisp
8 5 (4.63%) PHP
9 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.78%) Ruby
10 2 (1.85%) Korn
10 2 (1.85%) Tcl
11 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (24.07%) Degree
2 20 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.96%) MCSE
5 13 (12.04%) MCSA
5 13 (12.04%) MCSD
6 9 (8.33%) CCNA
7 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.63%) CCIE
8 5 (4.63%) CCNP
8 5 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.70%) MBA
10 3 (2.78%) MCITP
10 3 (2.78%) MCTS
11 2 (1.85%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.85%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.85%) RHCT
12 1 (0.93%) CCSE
12 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (24.07%) Hyper-V
2 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.26%) vSphere
5 6 (5.56%) iptables
6 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.70%) Postfix
6 4 (3.70%) Samba
6 4 (3.70%) XenServer
7 3 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.85%) Snort
9 1 (0.93%) Btrfs
9 1 (0.93%) Docker
9 1 (0.93%) KVM
9 1 (0.93%) LXC
9 1 (0.93%) Squid
9 1 (0.93%) Varnish
9 1 (0.93%) vCloud
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (13.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (7.41%) Puppet
3 5 (4.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.70%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.78%) Cacti
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.78%) Munin
5 3 (2.78%) Nagios
5 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.78%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.93%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.93%) Nessus
7 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.93%) systemd
7 1 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.93%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (45.37%) Cisco
2 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
3 29 (26.85%) VMware
4 22 (20.37%) CheckPoint
5 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 16 (14.81%) F5
7 15 (13.89%) Juniper
8 13 (12.04%) Oracle
9 12 (11.11%) HP
10 9 (8.33%) SAP
11 7 (6.48%) IBM
12 6 (5.56%) Citrix
12 6 (5.56%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.78%) Aruba
13 3 (2.78%) Avaya
13 3 (2.78%) Forcepoint
13 3 (2.78%) NetApp
13 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.85%) Agilent
14 2 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks