The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank - 119 101
Contract jobs citing IPv4 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.042% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.30% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-25.62% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £189.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.82% +404.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
305 332 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.07% 13.96% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 154 124
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £164 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 39
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IPv4
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv4 across the West Midlands region.

IPv4 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IPv4
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 across the West Midlands region.

IPv4 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IPv4
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing IPv4 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 IPv4.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) MIMO
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Telematics
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) CANoe
1 2 (100.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) DMAIC
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing IPv4 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 IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) MIMO
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) CANoe
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telematics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) DMAIC
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree