The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 543 542 568
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing IPv6 50 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.051% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 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% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7508 6968 8954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.73% 13.66% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4004 3592 3943
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 472 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 £400 -3.03% 8
South East +7 21 £283 +88.33% 1
Berkshire +18 16 £328 -34.50% 1
South West -18 12 £425 - 1
Reading +16 8 £425 -15.00% 1
Bristol - 7 £425 - 1
London +4 6 £425 -15.00% 3
Slough - 6 £235 -
Hampshire -15 4 £225 +49.83%
East of England -22 4 £304 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £188 -
Wales - 1 £425 -
Somerset - 1 £413 -
Basingstoke - 1 £140 -
Bath - 1 £413 -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Poole - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Derby - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (42.39%) Cisco
2 38 (41.30%) BGP
3 37 (40.22%) WAN
3 37 (40.22%) Firewall
4 31 (33.70%) TCP/IP
4 31 (33.70%) LAN
5 30 (32.61%) VPN
5 30 (32.61%) OSPF
6 28 (30.43%) MPLS
6 28 (30.43%) Network Security
7 27 (29.35%) Internet
7 27 (29.35%) IPv4
8 26 (28.26%) Windows
9 23 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 21 (22.83%) IPsec
10 21 (22.83%) Perl
10 21 (22.83%) Ethernet
10 21 (22.83%) Citrix
11 20 (21.74%) PHP
12 19 (20.65%) Juniper
12 19 (20.65%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (19.57%) VMware
14 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (18.48%) EIGRP
14 17 (18.48%) Java
14 17 (18.48%) Linux
14 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (17.39%) Multicast
15 16 (17.39%) DevOps

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (15.22%) Apache
1 14 (15.22%) nginx
2 13 (14.13%) Confluence
2 13 (14.13%) MediaWiki
3 2 (2.17%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Project
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.30%) BGP
2 37 (40.22%) Firewall
2 37 (40.22%) WAN
3 31 (33.70%) LAN
3 31 (33.70%) TCP/IP
4 30 (32.61%) VPN
4 30 (32.61%) OSPF
5 28 (30.43%) MPLS
5 28 (30.43%) Network Security
6 27 (29.35%) IPv4
6 27 (29.35%) Internet
7 21 (22.83%) Ethernet
7 21 (22.83%) IPsec
8 17 (18.48%) EIGRP
9 16 (17.39%) Multicast
10 14 (15.22%) GPRS
10 14 (15.22%) LDAP
10 14 (15.22%) DNS
11 12 (13.04%) UMTS
12 11 (11.96%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) MySQL
1 13 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) JIRA
1 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
1 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.13%) Hudson
2 13 (14.13%) Subversion
3 7 (7.61%) GDB
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.09%) Trac
4 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.09%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.43%) Electronics
3 4 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Test Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (6.52%) Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.52%) Server Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Administrator
6 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Programmer
7 4 (4.35%) C Developer
7 4 (4.35%) C Programmer
7 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) LAMP
2 7 (7.61%) Web Services
3 6 (6.52%) XML
3 6 (6.52%) WAP
4 5 (5.43%) WML
5 3 (3.26%) SOAP
6 2 (2.17%) HTML
6 2 (2.17%) .NET
6 2 (2.17%) REST
6 2 (2.17%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.09%) OLE
7 1 (1.09%) SyncML
7 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.09%) HTML5
7 1 (1.09%) J2EE
7 1 (1.09%) COM+
7 1 (1.09%) DCOM
7 1 (1.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Wiki
2 9 (9.78%) Smart Meter
3 7 (7.61%) iPad
4 3 (3.26%) DTV
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Firmware
5 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.09%) SCADA
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Telematics
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Economics
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) Handset
6 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Linux
3 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (14.13%) Debian
5 12 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.70%) UNIX
8 7 (7.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.09%) bada
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Android
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (17.39%) DevOps
2 16 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (15.22%) Data Modelling
4 8 (8.70%) ITIL
4 8 (8.70%) Network Design
5 7 (7.61%) Project Management
6 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.43%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.43%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (5.43%) DNA
8 4 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.35%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) Perl
2 20 (21.74%) PHP
3 17 (18.48%) Java
4 16 (17.39%) C
5 14 (15.22%) SQL
5 14 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 14 (15.22%) Ruby
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.09%) C++
8 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.13%) Degree
3 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) CCIE
3 8 (8.70%) CCNP
4 7 (7.61%) ISEB
5 6 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.43%) CCNA
7 4 (4.35%) CCDP
8 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.17%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.09%) PMP
10 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.09%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.09%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.09%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.22%) Postfix
2 14 (15.22%) Samba
3 13 (14.13%) XenServer
4 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Puppet
2 13 (14.13%) ZABBIX
3 7 (7.61%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (7.61%) WSUS
4 6 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (5.43%) OPNET
6 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.17%) Salt
7 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.09%) SCCM
7 1 (1.09%) SCOM
7 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Cisco
2 21 (22.83%) Citrix
3 19 (20.65%) Juniper
4 18 (19.57%) VMware
5 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
6 12 (13.04%) HP
7 10 (10.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.61%) McAfee
9 7 (7.61%) Brocade
9 7 (7.61%) Apple
10 5 (5.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (5.43%) Huawei
11 4 (4.35%) F5
11 4 (4.35%) Ericsson
12 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.17%) SAP
12 2 (2.17%) Agilent
13 1 (1.09%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (1.09%) Aruba
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