The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for IPv6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 23 June 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 6 (IPv6)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 162 199
Rank change year-on-year -3 +37  
Contract jobs citing IPv6 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.030% 0.059% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.42% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £375 £326
% change year-on-year -21.33% +14.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -26.66% +25.00%  

IPv6 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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 342 476 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.36% 14.07% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 375 546
Median daily rate £425 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 25
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing IPv6 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPv6 in the City of London

IPv6
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 IPv6 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv6 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Lisp
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NGN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

IPv6
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) NGN
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper