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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank - 103 -
Contract jobs citing IPv4 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £190.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+660.00% -23.07%
IPv4
England

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
457 300 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.85% 14.47% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 141 142
Average daily rate £320 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Birmingham - - - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) DMAIC
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) MIMO
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

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