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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 573 569 554
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing IPv6 52 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.085% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.58% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 18
Average daily rate
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£395 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £227 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.50 £119.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.59% +431.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.89 £119.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-66.61% +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
8102 8165 7151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.83% 14.68% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4419 3855
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 £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 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 19 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 28 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 -4 52 £395 +14.49% 12
South East -11 22 £381 +49.50% 5
London +20 15 £425 +30.76% 4
Hampshire +4 14 £388 - 1
Winchester - 14 £388 - 1
South West -8 10 £600 +54.83%
Berkshire -8 7 £325 +27.45% 4
Bristol -2 5 £600 +50.00%
Wiltshire - 5 £500 -
Swindon - 5 £500 -
Slough -1 3 £313 +32.97%
Reading -9 3 £363 -12.12% 4
City of London - 3 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £304 - 1
West Midlands -1 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £298 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 59 (61.46%) IPv4
2 33 (34.38%) Cisco
3 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (30.21%) BGP
4 29 (30.21%) VMware
5 28 (29.17%) Firewall
6 27 (28.13%) MPLS
6 27 (28.13%) OSPF
6 27 (28.13%) CCNP
6 27 (28.13%) VPN
7 26 (27.08%) Linux
8 24 (25.00%) DNS
9 20 (20.83%) Juniper
9 20 (20.83%) WAN
9 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 20 (20.83%) Windows
9 20 (20.83%) vSphere
10 19 (19.79%) DHCP
10 19 (19.79%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (18.75%) LAN
11 18 (18.75%) Telecoms
12 17 (17.71%) Network Security
12 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
13 16 (16.67%) Wireless
13 16 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 15 (15.63%) SQL
14 15 (15.63%) Broadband
14 15 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (14.58%) IPsec

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 6 (6.25%) nginx
1 6 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) PaaS
2 2 (2.08%) IaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (61.46%) IPv4
2 29 (30.21%) BGP
3 28 (29.17%) Firewall
4 27 (28.13%) VPN
4 27 (28.13%) MPLS
4 27 (28.13%) OSPF
5 24 (25.00%) DNS
6 20 (20.83%) WAN
7 19 (19.79%) DHCP
8 18 (18.75%) LAN
9 17 (17.71%) Network Security
10 16 (16.67%) Wireless
10 16 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 15 (15.63%) Broadband
12 14 (14.58%) IPsec
13 11 (11.46%) Ethernet
13 11 (11.46%) L2TP
14 9 (9.38%) PPP
15 7 (7.29%) UMTS
15 7 (7.29%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.25%) MySQL
3 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.21%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) JIRA
2 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.21%) GitLab
3 5 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (5.21%) RSpec
4 2 (2.08%) Trac
5 1 (1.04%) CANoe
5 1 (1.04%) Hudson
5 1 (1.04%) Redmine
5 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.21%) Billing
3 5 (5.21%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.63%) Designer
3 8 (8.33%) IP Engineer
3 8 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Architect
4 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Designer
5 6 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
5 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (5.21%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Lead Designer
7 4 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.17%) Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Business Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.21%) REST
2 5 (5.21%) MCollective
2 5 (5.21%) Web Services
2 5 (5.21%) Flash
3 3 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) CGI
5 1 (1.04%) LAMP
5 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.42%) User Experience
4 7 (7.29%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (7.29%) Cryptography
5 6 (6.25%) Clustering
6 4 (4.17%) PKI
7 3 (3.13%) Life Science
7 3 (3.13%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.08%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.08%) DTV
8 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) Wiki
9 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.04%) Telematics
9 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Linux
2 20 (20.83%) Windows
3 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.21%) SmartOS
6 5 (5.21%) CoreOS
6 5 (5.21%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (4.17%) UNIX
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.04%) Debian
9 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.46%) Network Design
2 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.38%) Change Control
4 8 (8.33%) ITIL
5 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.29%) Migration
5 7 (7.29%) DevOps
6 6 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.25%) Dependency Management
6 6 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.21%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.21%) Validation
7 5 (5.21%) SOA
7 5 (5.21%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.21%) Open Source
8 4 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) Perl
3 7 (7.29%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.29%) C
4 6 (6.25%) Python
4 6 (6.25%) Ruby
4 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.21%) C++
6 3 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.08%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.08%) Java
7 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (28.13%) CCNP
3 13 (13.54%) JNCIS
4 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.29%) Degree
6 7 (7.29%) CCIP
7 6 (6.25%) CCNA
8 5 (5.21%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
9 4 (4.17%) CCIE
9 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.08%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.08%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.04%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.04%) MBA
11 1 (1.04%) CCDA
11 1 (1.04%) CCDP
11 1 (1.04%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) vSphere
2 15 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.54%) VMware ESX
4 10 (10.42%) vCloud
5 6 (6.25%) XenApp
5 6 (6.25%) iptables
6 5 (5.21%) Btrfs
6 5 (5.21%) Varnish
6 5 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.21%) KVM
6 5 (5.21%) Docker
6 5 (5.21%) LXC
6 5 (5.21%) Snort
6 5 (5.21%) Squid
7 3 (3.13%) Firmware
8 1 (1.04%) Samba
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.04%) Postfix
8 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Puppet
2 6 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (6.25%) Ansible
3 5 (5.21%) systemd
3 5 (5.21%) vMotion
3 5 (5.21%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.21%) Nessus
3 5 (5.21%) HAProxy
3 5 (5.21%) CFEngine
4 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.04%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.04%) Nagios
5 1 (1.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Cisco
2 29 (30.21%) VMware
3 20 (20.83%) Juniper
3 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.38%) HP
6 8 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.33%) Citrix
7 7 (7.29%) Oracle
7 7 (7.29%) Tandberg
8 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.25%) ComArch
8 6 (6.25%) Brocade
9 5 (5.21%) SaltStack
10 3 (3.13%) F5
10 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.08%) Splunk
11 2 (2.08%) SAP
11 2 (2.08%) Dell
11 2 (2.08%) EMC
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