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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 575 525 502
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -23
Contract jobs citing IPv6 33 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.085% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 20
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£388 £301 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.63% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £204 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £523 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £261 £234
% change year-on-year
+43.54% +11.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00

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
7962 6948 7866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.39% 13.44% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 3782 3832
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 421 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 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 -37 32 £388 +26.01% 14
South West - 9 £425 - 3
London +23 8 £425 -2.85% 1
North West -2 8 £363 -34.09%
Manchester - 8 £363 -
South East -35 5 £350 +13.82% 9
City of London - 4 £388 -
Berkshire - 4 £350 - 6
Reading - 3 £350 - 3
Bristol - 3 £425 - 1
Swindon - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Scotland -10 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £375 +87.50%
East of England -15 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Studley - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 47 (61.84%) BGP
2 46 (60.53%) Cisco
3 39 (51.32%) OSPF
4 37 (48.68%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (40.79%) VPN
6 30 (39.47%) IPv4
6 30 (39.47%) WAN
7 28 (36.84%) Juniper
7 28 (36.84%) Firewall
8 26 (34.21%) LAN
9 25 (32.89%) CCNP
10 24 (31.58%) Ethernet
10 24 (31.58%) Linux
11 23 (30.26%) MPLS
12 22 (28.95%) CCIE
13 19 (25.00%) Windows
13 19 (25.00%) Citrix
14 17 (22.37%) Internet
14 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
14 17 (22.37%) VMware
14 17 (22.37%) Network Security
15 16 (21.05%) EIGRP
15 16 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (21.05%) HSRP
16 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (17.11%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (17.11%) VRRP
17 13 (17.11%) UNIX
17 13 (17.11%) Junos
17 13 (17.11%) F5

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (11.84%) nginx
2 8 (10.53%) Apache
3 7 (9.21%) MediaWiki
3 7 (9.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (61.84%) BGP
2 39 (51.32%) OSPF
3 31 (40.79%) VPN
4 30 (39.47%) IPv4
4 30 (39.47%) WAN
5 28 (36.84%) Firewall
6 26 (34.21%) LAN
7 24 (31.58%) Ethernet
8 23 (30.26%) MPLS
9 17 (22.37%) Internet
9 17 (22.37%) Network Security
10 16 (21.05%) EIGRP
10 16 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (21.05%) HSRP
11 13 (17.11%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (17.11%) VRRP
11 13 (17.11%) Junos
12 12 (15.79%) VLAN
13 11 (14.47%) Wireless
14 10 (13.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) MySQL
2 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.63%) Redis
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) Hudson
2 7 (9.21%) JIRA
2 7 (9.21%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) GDB
4 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) GCC
5 1 (1.32%) MSI
5 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.32%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.32%) Danish Language
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Implementation Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) IP Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Network Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) LAMP
2 4 (5.26%) WAP
2 4 (5.26%) XML
2 4 (5.26%) WML
3 3 (3.95%) STL
3 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) JMS
4 2 (2.63%) Spring
4 2 (2.63%) JPA
4 2 (2.63%) Ajax
4 2 (2.63%) XMPP
4 2 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.32%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.32%) OLE
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Wiki
1 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.89%) Smart Meter
3 5 (6.58%) Open Source
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) iPad
5 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) DTV
6 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.32%) DataPower
7 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.32%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Economics
7 1 (1.32%) Handset
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Linux
2 19 (25.00%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) UNIX
4 9 (11.84%) CentOS
5 7 (9.21%) Ubuntu
5 7 (9.21%) Debian
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (14.47%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.84%) DevOps
3 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.21%) Database Theory
4 7 (9.21%) Relational Database Theory
4 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.89%) Network Design
5 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.89%) Build Automation
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.58%) Project Management
6 5 (6.58%) DNA
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) Network Planning
7 4 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.95%) Analytics
8 3 (3.95%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) Perl
2 10 (13.16%) Java
2 10 (13.16%) Ruby
3 9 (11.84%) Bash Shell
3 9 (11.84%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) PHP
5 6 (7.89%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.95%) C
8 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) R
9 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (48.68%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (32.89%) CCNP
3 22 (28.95%) CCIE
4 12 (15.79%) CCNA
5 9 (11.84%) Degree
5 9 (11.84%) JNCIA
5 9 (11.84%) CCIP
6 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (9.21%) JNCIS
7 7 (9.21%) JNCIP
8 5 (6.58%) HP ASE
8 5 (6.58%) HP MASE
9 4 (5.26%) CCSP
9 4 (5.26%) CISSP
10 2 (2.63%) ISEB
10 2 (2.63%) CCSE
10 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.53%) Postfix
3 7 (9.21%) XenServer
3 7 (9.21%) Samba
4 4 (5.26%) Snort
4 4 (5.26%) Nmap
5 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.63%) Firmware
7 1 (1.32%) vSphere
7 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.32%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.32%) KVM
7 1 (1.32%) Squid
7 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Puppet
2 7 (9.21%) ZABBIX
3 6 (7.89%) Salt
3 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.26%) WSUS
4 4 (5.26%) Nessus
4 4 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.63%) SCCM
5 2 (2.63%) SCOM
5 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.32%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.32%) RANCID
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 46 (60.53%) Cisco
2 28 (36.84%) Juniper
3 19 (25.00%) Citrix
4 17 (22.37%) VMware
5 13 (17.11%) F5
6 12 (15.79%) HP
7 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.53%) BT
9 7 (9.21%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.89%) Blue Coat
11 5 (6.58%) Aruba
11 5 (6.58%) Meraki
11 5 (6.58%) Brocade
12 4 (5.26%) McAfee
12 4 (5.26%) Apple
13 3 (3.95%) SAP
14 2 (2.63%) Oracle
14 2 (2.63%) Motorola
14 2 (2.63%) Symantec
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