Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 September 2021 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 70 176
Rank change year-on-year -58 +106 +27
Contract jobs citing IPv4 12 22 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.50% 1.90% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 10.14% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
10th Percentile £215 £308 £309
25th Percentile £313 £350 £346
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £388 £413
Median % change year-on-year -16.13% -6.06% +10.00%
75th Percentile £338 £390 £434
90th Percentile " £393 £444
England median daily rate £450 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 - £65.00

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 386 217 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.98% 18.77% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 129 437
10th Percentile £176 £165 £213
25th Percentile £300 £250 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £333 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.61% -16.75% -
75th Percentile £475 £419 £475
90th Percentile £550 £488 £538
England median daily rate £473 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.39% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 40
10th Percentile " £17.65 £13.13
25th Percentile £13.25 £19.13 £15.25
Median hourly rate £17.60 £42.50 £16.10
Median % change year-on-year -58.59% +163.98% -0.92%
75th Percentile £21.78 £50.00 £45.06
90th Percentile £28.56 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.51 £31.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year -34.37% +27.55% +28.95%

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in the East of England

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IPv4 in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for IPv4 in the East of England

IPv4
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IPv4 in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for IPv4 in the East of England

IPv4
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IPv4 in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for IPv4 in the East of England

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -4 6 £325 -16.13% 1
Essex -27 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £150 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
IPv4
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 8 (66.67%) C
1 8 (66.67%) Multicast
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) IPv6
2 7 (58.33%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) PPP
3 6 (50.00%) UPnP
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) GitLab
5 4 (33.33%) 802.1X
5 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) IPsec
5 4 (33.33%) 802.11
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) DECT
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CodeCommit
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CodePipeline
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Pipelines
1 1 (8.33%) GCP
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Multicast
2 7 (58.33%) IPv6
2 7 (58.33%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (50.00%) PPP
3 6 (50.00%) UPnP
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) 802.11
5 4 (33.33%) DECT
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) IPsec
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) ADSL
6 3 (25.00%) Broadband
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VDSL
7 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (16.67%) FTP
7 2 (16.67%) SNMP
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) GitLab
2 4 (33.33%) GDB
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (16.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Django
2 1 (8.33%) Express
2 1 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) OpenWrt
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Tcl
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) JTAG
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Iperf
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Ivanti
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Shavlik
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Alibaba
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec