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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 569 532 534
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Contract jobs citing IPv6 31 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.095% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.70% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £269 £251
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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
8200 7004 7963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.22% 13.53% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 3859 3836
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 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 458 642
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 November 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 28 November 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 -66 31 £388 +29.16% 18
London +8 10 £413 -5.71% 4
South East -23 7 £350 +94.44% 7
North West +5 5 £363 -34.09% 1
South West - 5 £375 - 2
Manchester - 5 £363 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £350 - 4
City of London - 4 £444 - 2
Reading - 3 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -21 1 £375 +87.50%
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £425 - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Derby - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Harrogate - - - - 2
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Telford - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 44 (55.70%) Cisco
2 42 (53.16%) BGP
3 35 (44.30%) OSPF
4 34 (43.04%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (41.77%) WAN
5 33 (41.77%) Firewall
6 31 (39.24%) IPv4
7 30 (37.97%) VPN
8 26 (32.91%) LAN
9 23 (29.11%) Windows
9 23 (29.11%) Juniper
10 21 (26.58%) Citrix
10 21 (26.58%) Ethernet
10 21 (26.58%) CCNP
11 20 (25.32%) CCIE
11 20 (25.32%) Linux
12 18 (22.78%) MPLS
12 18 (22.78%) Internet
13 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
13 16 (20.25%) VMware
14 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
14 15 (18.99%) EIGRP
14 15 (18.99%) Network Security
15 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (17.72%) HSRP
16 13 (16.46%) HP
16 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
16 13 (16.46%) VLAN
16 13 (16.46%) Degree

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (11.39%) nginx
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
3 7 (8.86%) MediaWiki
3 7 (8.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.06%) MS Office
4 2 (2.53%) MS Project
5 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (53.16%) BGP
2 35 (44.30%) OSPF
3 33 (41.77%) WAN
3 33 (41.77%) Firewall
4 31 (39.24%) IPv4
5 30 (37.97%) VPN
6 26 (32.91%) LAN
7 21 (26.58%) Ethernet
8 18 (22.78%) MPLS
8 18 (22.78%) Internet
9 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
10 15 (18.99%) EIGRP
10 15 (18.99%) Network Security
11 14 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (17.72%) HSRP
12 13 (16.46%) VLAN
13 12 (15.19%) Wireless
13 12 (15.19%) DNS
14 11 (13.92%) VRRP
15 10 (12.66%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) MySQL
2 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.53%) Redis
4 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
1 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Hudson
2 7 (8.86%) JIRA
2 7 (8.86%) Subversion
3 5 (6.33%) GDB
4 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.53%) GCC
5 1 (1.27%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.27%) MSI
5 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.33%) Electronics
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.27%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.27%) Danish Language
5 1 (1.27%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Network Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Test Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Server Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Network Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) IP Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Network Design Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) LAMP
2 5 (6.33%) WAP
2 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) XML
2 5 (6.33%) WML
3 3 (3.80%) STL
4 2 (2.53%) JMS
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) Spring
4 2 (2.53%) Ajax
4 2 (2.53%) XMPP
4 2 (2.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.53%) JPA
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.27%) OLE
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
1 8 (10.13%) Smart Meter
2 7 (8.86%) iPad
2 7 (8.86%) Wiki
3 5 (6.33%) Open Source
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) PKI
5 3 (3.80%) DTV
6 1 (1.27%) Telematics
6 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.27%) DataPower
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.27%) SCADA
6 1 (1.27%) Economics
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.39%) CentOS
4 9 (11.39%) UNIX
5 7 (8.86%) Ubuntu
5 7 (8.86%) Debian
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (11.39%) DevOps
3 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.13%) Project Management
4 8 (10.13%) Network Design
5 7 (8.86%) Database Theory
5 7 (8.86%) Relational Database Theory
5 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.33%) Network Planning
6 5 (6.33%) DNA
6 5 (6.33%) ITIL
7 4 (5.06%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.06%) Build Automation
8 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) Perl
2 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
2 9 (11.39%) Ruby
2 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) Java
3 8 (10.13%) PHP
4 5 (6.33%) C++
5 4 (5.06%) C
6 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.80%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (43.04%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (26.58%) CCNP
3 20 (25.32%) CCIE
4 13 (16.46%) Degree
5 10 (12.66%) CCNA
6 6 (7.59%) CCIP
6 6 (7.59%) JNCIA
6 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.33%) JNCIS
8 4 (5.06%) CCSP
8 4 (5.06%) CISSP
8 4 (5.06%) JNCIP
8 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.06%) HP ASE
8 4 (5.06%) HP MASE
9 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (3.80%) ISEB
10 2 (2.53%) PMP
10 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.53%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.13%) Postfix
3 7 (8.86%) XenServer
3 7 (8.86%) Samba
4 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.06%) Snort
4 4 (5.06%) Nmap
5 3 (3.80%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.27%) Squid
6 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) ZABBIX
2 7 (8.86%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (8.86%) WSUS
3 4 (5.06%) Nessus
3 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.06%) Salt
4 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.80%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.80%) SCCM
4 3 (3.80%) SCOM
4 3 (3.80%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.27%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.27%) RANCID
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 44 (55.70%) Cisco
2 23 (29.11%) Juniper
3 21 (26.58%) Citrix
4 16 (20.25%) VMware
5 13 (16.46%) HP
5 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.92%) F5
7 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.86%) McAfee
8 7 (8.86%) Apple
9 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.33%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.33%) BT
11 4 (5.06%) Brocade
11 4 (5.06%) Meraki
11 4 (5.06%) Aruba
12 3 (3.80%) SAP
13 2 (2.53%) Oracle
13 2 (2.53%) Motorola
13 2 (2.53%) Symantec
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