The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 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 IPv6 over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing IPv6 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £378 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +27.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
- +42.38%

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
322 257 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.36% 10.93% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 123 143
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IPv6
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPv6 across the West Midlands region.

IPv6 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IPv6
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the West Midlands region.

IPv6 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IPv6
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds

IPv6
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds