The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 595 624 597
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Contract jobs citing IPv6 26 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.051% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 20
Median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £267 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £503 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
7453 7931 8185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.44% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 4639 4670
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 459 437
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 23 £375 - 10
London +12 16 £378 +3.49% 3
South East +14 5 £365 -3.94% 1
Berkshire +9 4 - - 1
Slough - 4 - -
City of London 0 3 £425 +78.94%
Hayes - 1 £365 -
North West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
Gatwick - 1 £365 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £365 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IPv6.

1 41 (58.57%) Firewall
2 33 (47.14%) DNS
3 32 (45.71%) IPv4
4 31 (44.29%) Linux
5 25 (35.71%) Cisco
6 23 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
7 22 (31.43%) OSPF
8 21 (30.00%) DHCP
9 20 (28.57%) BGP
10 18 (25.71%) MPLS
10 18 (25.71%) CCNP
10 18 (25.71%) CCNA
11 17 (24.29%) VPN
11 17 (24.29%) Ethernet
12 15 (21.43%) SSL
12 15 (21.43%) Network Security
13 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 14 (20.00%) Juniper
13 14 (20.00%) Internet
14 13 (18.57%) Telecoms
14 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
15 12 (17.14%) Puppet
15 12 (17.14%) Network Design
15 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (17.14%) VMware
15 12 (17.14%) Nagios
15 12 (17.14%) WAN
15 12 (17.14%) Windows
15 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) nginx
3 3 (4.29%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) Confluence
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (2.86%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (58.57%) Firewall
2 33 (47.14%) DNS
3 32 (45.71%) IPv4
4 22 (31.43%) OSPF
4 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
5 21 (30.00%) DHCP
6 20 (28.57%) BGP
7 18 (25.71%) MPLS
8 17 (24.29%) Ethernet
8 17 (24.29%) VPN
9 15 (21.43%) Network Security
9 15 (21.43%) SSL
10 14 (20.00%) Internet
11 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (17.14%) WAN
12 10 (14.29%) LAN
12 10 (14.29%) SNMP
12 10 (14.29%) VLAN
12 10 (14.29%) VPLS
13 9 (12.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.57%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.86%) Hudson
2 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (18.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Legal
3 5 (7.14%) Advertising
4 4 (5.71%) Billing
5 2 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Local Government
6 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) Administrator
2 7 (10.00%) Architect
2 7 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (8.57%) Network Administrator
3 6 (8.57%) Network Security Administrator
3 6 (8.57%) Security Administrator
3 6 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Information Security Administrator
4 5 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Linux Support
6 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) 802.1X
2 7 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (10.00%) PostGIS
3 6 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (7.14%) Middleware
5 3 (4.29%) OpenEmbedded
5 3 (4.29%) OpenGL
5 3 (4.29%) WebKit
5 3 (4.29%) Yocto
6 2 (2.86%) POSIX
6 2 (2.86%) Web Services
7 1 (1.43%) LAMP
7 1 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) STB
2 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.57%) Smart Meter
4 5 (7.14%) IPTV
4 5 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (7.14%) PKI
4 5 (7.14%) Video on Demand
5 3 (4.29%) Digital TV
6 2 (2.86%) Clustering
6 2 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) Wiki
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.43%) MPEG
7 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Social Network
7 1 (1.43%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (11.43%) Unix
4 3 (4.29%) Android
4 3 (4.29%) CentOS
4 3 (4.29%) Debian
4 3 (4.29%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.86%) Kali Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Network Design
2 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.43%) DevOps
3 8 (11.43%) Information Security
3 8 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (10.00%) Change Management
4 7 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.57%) E-Discovery
6 5 (7.14%) Service Management
7 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.71%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (4.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) Java
1 9 (12.86%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) C
3 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.00%) Perl
4 6 (8.57%) C++
5 5 (7.14%) Python
5 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.29%) Go
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) Rust
6 3 (4.29%) Scala
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.71%) CCNA
2 18 (25.71%) CCNP
3 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.86%) CISSP
6 8 (11.43%) GIAC
7 7 (10.00%) JNCIA
8 6 (8.57%) CCIP
8 6 (8.57%) CCSA
8 6 (8.57%) CCSE
9 3 (4.29%) Degree
10 2 (2.86%) CEH
10 2 (2.86%) CHECK Team Member
10 2 (2.86%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.86%) GPEN
10 2 (2.86%) OSCE
10 2 (2.86%) OSCP
10 2 (2.86%) RHCT
10 2 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) iptables
3 2 (2.86%) Firmware
3 2 (2.86%) Postfix
3 2 (2.86%) Samba
3 2 (2.86%) XenServer
4 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Nagios
1 12 (17.14%) Puppet
2 6 (8.57%) EnCase
3 3 (4.29%) Nessus
3 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.86%) Graphite
4 2 (2.86%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.43%) OpenView
5 1 (1.43%) SELinux
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.43%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Cisco
2 14 (20.00%) Juniper
3 12 (17.14%) VMware
4 9 (12.86%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.86%) Huawei
4 9 (12.86%) Infoblox
5 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.57%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.71%) BT
8 4 (5.71%) Citrix
8 4 (5.71%) EMC
8 4 (5.71%) F5
8 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.29%) CA
9 3 (4.29%) Conax
9 3 (4.29%) Ericsson
9 3 (4.29%) Nagra
9 3 (4.29%) Verimatrix
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