The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 April 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 130
Contract jobs citing IPv6 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -13.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - £36.00

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 373 357 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.39% 13.92% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 200 231
Median daily rate £375 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.31% +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 59
Median hourly rate £31.50 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +63.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPv6 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv6 in the East of England

IPv6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv6 in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Tellabs
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit

IPv6
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) IP Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Tellabs
3 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp