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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank - 106 102
Contract jobs citing IPv6 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.98% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.05 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
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
263 306 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.36% 13.84% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 129 126
Average daily rate £375 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 49 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £29.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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