Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for IPv4 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPv4 over the 6 months to 17 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 245 274
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 +27
Contract jobs citing IPv4 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.015% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 0.10% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
City of London median daily rate £525 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.43% +1.87% -28.23%
10th Percentile £497 £382 £363
90th Percentile £544 £382 £410
Central London median daily rate £525 £382 £375
% change year-on-year +37.43% +1.87% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

IPv4 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 758 968 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.65% 14.39% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 737 857
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £286 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.10% -9.03%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £14.03
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £30.33
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.74
% change year-on-year -10.75% +7.10% -9.03%

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IPv4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in the City of London

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv4 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
1 7 (87.50%) Multicast
2 6 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 6 (75.00%) High Availability
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) COBIT
4 4 (50.00%) NX-OS
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) CCMSE
5 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (37.50%) CCSE
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) CCIE
5 3 (37.50%) CCSP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
1 7 (87.50%) Multicast
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) NX-OS
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) PSTN
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WebEx
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) High Availability
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE Service Provider
2 3 (37.50%) CCMSE
2 3 (37.50%) CCSE
2 3 (37.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCVP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft