The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for IPv4 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 122 128
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6  
Contract jobs citing IPv4 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.64% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £311 £285
% change year-on-year +20.48% +9.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £36.00

IPv4 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 354 621 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.55% 25.23% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 290 342
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing IPv4 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in Berkshire

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPv4 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv4 in Berkshire

IPv4
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv4 in Berkshire

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Slough - 1 - -
IPv4
South East

IPv4
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) ATM
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) IPv6
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCIP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Frame Relay
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) STB
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
3 4 (66.67%) Huawei
3 4 (66.67%) IPTV
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPLS
3 4 (66.67%) IGMP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
3 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 4 (66.67%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) SNMP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) ATM
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) Frame Relay
2 5 (83.33%) IPv6
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) ICMP
3 4 (66.67%) IGMP
3 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) RSVP
3 4 (66.67%) SNMP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPLS
3 4 (66.67%) VRRP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) IPTV
1 4 (66.67%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (66.67%) STB
1 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCIP
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Huawei
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft