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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 126 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing IPv4 20 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £286 £400
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -28.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.78 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £189.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -80.68%
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
465 266 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.71% 11.16% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 144 172
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 31
Median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPv4 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

IPv4 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Birmingham - 11 £400 -
Shropshire - 5 £488 -
Solihull - 4 - - 1
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (45.83%) LAN
6 11 (45.83%) WAN
6 11 (45.83%) CCNP
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) Juniper
6 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
6 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
7 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
8 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
8 9 (37.50%) VMware
8 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (37.50%) SAN
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (37.50%) MCSE
8 9 (37.50%) MCSA
8 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (37.50%) vSphere
9 8 (33.33%) Ethernet
10 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
11 6 (25.00%) OpenSSH
11 6 (25.00%) Embedded Systems

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
1 11 (45.83%) LAN
1 11 (45.83%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) SAN
3 8 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 6 (25.00%) SNMP
5 5 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
6 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (25.00%) CppUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
5 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (25.00%) Scrum
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
1 6 (25.00%) C++
1 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) MCSA
4 9 (37.50%) MCSE
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.33%) CLAS
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) vSphere
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) iptables
3 6 (25.00%) OpenSSH
4 5 (20.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) Juniper
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
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