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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 558 545 573
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs citing IPv6 48 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.065% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.48% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £150 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £119.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
8217 7116 8906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.53% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3843 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 414 695
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 45 £354 -14.24% 18
London +27 14 £344 -14.06% 7
South East -10 14 £255 +70.00% 4
Berkshire +19 11 £255 -49.00% 3
South West - 8 £388 - 2
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £345 - 2
East of England -22 7 £345 - 4
Cambridge -6 5 - - 2
Slough - 5 £235 - 1
Reading +12 4 £413 -17.50% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £188 -
Bristol - 4 £400 - 2
Hampshire -18 2 - -
Wales - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Kent - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (49.49%) BGP
2 48 (48.48%) Cisco
3 42 (42.42%) Firewall
4 40 (40.40%) WAN
5 37 (37.37%) VPN
6 35 (35.35%) OSPF
7 34 (34.34%) LAN
8 33 (33.33%) MPLS
8 33 (33.33%) Network Security
9 32 (32.32%) Internet
9 32 (32.32%) TCP/IP
10 28 (28.28%) Windows
11 27 (27.27%) Ethernet
12 26 (26.26%) IPv4
12 26 (26.26%) Juniper
13 25 (25.25%) Citrix
14 24 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (22.22%) Perl
16 21 (21.21%) PHP
16 21 (21.21%) IPsec
17 20 (20.20%) Telecoms
17 20 (20.20%) Multicast
18 19 (19.19%) VMware
19 18 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (18.18%) Linux
20 17 (17.17%) Java
20 17 (17.17%) VLAN
20 17 (17.17%) Degree
21 16 (16.16%) EIGRP

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (15.15%) Apache
1 15 (15.15%) nginx
2 14 (14.14%) Confluence
2 14 (14.14%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.04%) MS Office
4 2 (2.02%) MS Project
5 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (49.49%) BGP
2 42 (42.42%) Firewall
3 40 (40.40%) WAN
4 37 (37.37%) VPN
5 35 (35.35%) OSPF
6 34 (34.34%) LAN
7 33 (33.33%) MPLS
7 33 (33.33%) Network Security
8 32 (32.32%) TCP/IP
8 32 (32.32%) Internet
9 27 (27.27%) Ethernet
10 26 (26.26%) IPv4
11 21 (21.21%) IPsec
12 20 (20.20%) Multicast
13 17 (17.17%) VLAN
14 16 (16.16%) EIGRP
15 14 (14.14%) DNS
15 14 (14.14%) GPRS
15 14 (14.14%) LDAP
16 12 (12.12%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) MySQL
1 14 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.14%) Hudson
2 14 (14.14%) Subversion
2 14 (14.14%) JIRA
3 7 (7.07%) GDB
4 1 (1.01%) MSI
4 1 (1.01%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (20.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.05%) Electronics
3 4 (4.04%) Finance
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.01%) Danish Language
5 1 (1.01%) German Language
5 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 8 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Administrator
5 6 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Programmer
7 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) C Developer
7 4 (4.04%) C Programmer
7 4 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) LAMP
2 6 (6.06%) XML
2 6 (6.06%) WAP
3 5 (5.05%) WML
3 5 (5.05%) Web Services
4 2 (2.02%) HTML
5 1 (1.01%) HTML5
5 1 (1.01%) OLE
5 1 (1.01%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Wiki
2 9 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.07%) iPad
4 5 (5.05%) Open Source
5 3 (3.03%) PKI
5 3 (3.03%) DTV
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Firmware
5 3 (3.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Economics
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) AS400
6 1 (1.01%) Handset
6 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) SCADA
6 1 (1.01%) DataPower
6 1 (1.01%) Telematics
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) Windows
2 18 (18.18%) Linux
3 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (14.14%) Debian
4 13 (13.13%) Ubuntu
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.09%) UNIX
7 8 (8.08%) CentOS
8 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.01%) bada
10 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (15.15%) DevOps
2 15 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
4 10 (10.10%) ITIL
4 10 (10.10%) DNA
5 9 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.08%) Network Design
7 7 (7.07%) Project Management
8 5 (5.05%) Software Testing
8 5 (5.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.05%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (4.04%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.04%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.04%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.04%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (3.03%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) Perl
2 21 (21.21%) PHP
3 17 (17.17%) Java
4 15 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 15 (15.15%) Ruby
4 15 (15.15%) C
5 14 (14.14%) SQL
6 5 (5.05%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.01%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.17%) Degree
3 14 (14.14%) CCNP
4 11 (11.11%) CCIE
5 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.07%) CCNA
7 6 (6.06%) ISEB
7 6 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (4.04%) CISSP
8 4 (4.04%) CCSP
9 3 (3.03%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.02%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.02%) PMP
10 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.02%) CCDP
11 1 (1.01%) MCSD
11 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.15%) Postfix
2 15 (15.15%) Samba
3 14 (14.14%) XenServer
4 4 (4.04%) Snort
4 4 (4.04%) Nmap
4 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) Squid
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.01%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) Puppet
2 14 (14.14%) ZABBIX
3 7 (7.07%) WSUS
3 7 (7.07%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (5.05%) OPNET
6 4 (4.04%) Nessus
7 3 (3.03%) SCCM
7 3 (3.03%) SCOM
7 3 (3.03%) SCVMM
7 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.03%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.03%) Salt
8 1 (1.01%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Cisco
2 26 (26.26%) Juniper
3 25 (25.25%) Citrix
4 19 (19.19%) VMware
5 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.12%) HP
8 10 (10.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (7.07%) Apple
9 7 (7.07%) McAfee
9 7 (7.07%) Brocade
10 6 (6.06%) F5
11 5 (5.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (5.05%) Huawei
12 4 (4.04%) Ericsson
13 3 (3.03%) SAP
14 2 (2.02%) Oracle
14 2 (2.02%) EMC
14 2 (2.02%) NetApp
14 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
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