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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 134 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing IPv6 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.037% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
IPv6
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
373 440 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.96% 16.15% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 237 116
Median daily rate £370 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.83 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Tcl
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE

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 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless