The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 565 567
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2  
Contract jobs citing IPv6 42 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.70% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 29
Median daily rate £375 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +19.44%  

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5905 7664 7744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.81% 14.90% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3570 4730 4298
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 303 410
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.28 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv6 in England

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPv6 in England over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPv6 in England

IPv6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv6 in England

IPv6
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
London +44 29 £463 +22.51% 8
South East +7 9 £285 -18.57% 3
South West +8 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 - 1
IPv6
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 58 (73.42%) Cisco
2 57 (72.15%) IPv4
3 50 (63.29%) Firewall
4 49 (62.03%) OSPF
5 47 (59.49%) MPLS
6 45 (56.96%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (55.70%) BGP
8 36 (45.57%) VPN
9 35 (44.30%) Network Security
10 34 (43.04%) TCP/IP
11 32 (40.51%) Linux
12 27 (34.18%) WAN
12 27 (34.18%) DNS
12 27 (34.18%) CCNP
13 26 (32.91%) VLAN
14 25 (31.65%) CCNA
15 23 (29.11%) Juniper
15 23 (29.11%) Wireless
16 22 (27.85%) LAN
16 22 (27.85%) Network Design
17 20 (25.32%) Windows
18 19 (24.05%) CheckPoint
18 19 (24.05%) VMware
19 18 (22.78%) Load Balancing
19 18 (22.78%) DHCP
20 17 (21.52%) SNMP
20 17 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
21 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
22 15 (18.99%) Cisco IOS
22 15 (18.99%) Ethernet

IPv6
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) nginx
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.06%) GitHub
4 4 (5.06%) Office 365
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (72.15%) IPv4
2 50 (63.29%) Firewall
3 49 (62.03%) OSPF
4 47 (59.49%) MPLS
5 44 (55.70%) BGP
6 36 (45.57%) VPN
7 35 (44.30%) Network Security
8 34 (43.04%) TCP/IP
9 27 (34.18%) DNS
9 27 (34.18%) WAN
10 26 (32.91%) VLAN
11 23 (29.11%) Wireless
12 22 (27.85%) LAN
13 18 (22.78%) DHCP
14 17 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (21.52%) SNMP
15 15 (18.99%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (18.99%) Ethernet
16 14 (17.72%) ICMP
16 14 (17.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.06%) MySQL
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.53%) Redis
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.06%) Subversion
2 2 (2.53%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.27%) JMeter
3 1 (1.27%) JUnit
General
1 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.92%) Military
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 5 (6.33%) Legal
5 4 (5.06%) Advertising
5 4 (5.06%) Finance
6 2 (2.53%) Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.53%) Games
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Architect
2 14 (17.72%) Network Architect
3 11 (13.92%) Administrator
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco Network Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Network Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Information Security Administrator
5 7 (8.86%) Network Administrator
5 7 (8.86%) Network Security Administrator
5 7 (8.86%) Security Administrator
5 7 (8.86%) Telecoms Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Network Support
7 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Network Designer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.80%) ExaBGP
2 3 (3.80%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) POSIX
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 2 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.53%) JAAS
3 2 (2.53%) Java EE
3 2 (2.53%) JMS
3 2 (2.53%) JMX
3 2 (2.53%) JNDI
3 2 (2.53%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.53%) RFC 2547
3 2 (2.53%) XMPP
4 1 (1.27%) Core Data
4 1 (1.27%) JSON
4 1 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.66%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (11.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (10.13%) Clustering
6 6 (7.59%) PKI
7 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.06%) IPTV
8 4 (5.06%) Replication
9 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.80%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (3.80%) Social Network
9 3 (3.80%) STB
9 3 (3.80%) Video on Demand
10 2 (2.53%) iSeries
10 2 (2.53%) MPEG
10 2 (2.53%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
10 2 (2.53%) Social Media
11 1 (1.27%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Linux
2 20 (25.32%) Windows
3 12 (15.19%) Unix
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.59%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.80%) CentOS
8 2 (2.53%) Android
8 2 (2.53%) Kali Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.27%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Network Design
2 18 (22.78%) Load Balancing
3 12 (15.19%) Time Management
4 11 (13.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (12.66%) Migration
5 10 (12.66%) Network Management
5 10 (12.66%) People Management
5 10 (12.66%) SOA
6 9 (11.39%) Information Security
7 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (8.86%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (8.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (8.86%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.59%) DevOps
9 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.59%) Network Architecture
10 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.33%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) Python
2 11 (13.92%) SQL
3 6 (7.59%) C
3 6 (7.59%) Java
4 4 (5.06%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) Lisp
6 2 (2.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (56.96%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (34.18%) CCNP
3 25 (31.65%) CCNA
4 13 (16.46%) CCIE
4 13 (16.46%) JNCIE
5 8 (10.13%) CISSP
6 7 (8.86%) GIAC
6 7 (8.86%) JNCIA
7 5 (6.33%) CCIP
7 5 (6.33%) JNCIP
7 5 (6.33%) RHCT
8 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.80%) CCSA
9 3 (3.80%) Degree
10 2 (2.53%) CCSE
10 2 (2.53%) CEH
10 2 (2.53%) GPEN
10 2 (2.53%) OSCP
10 2 (2.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.06%) Docker
4 4 (5.06%) Firmware
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.53%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Nagios
2 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (7.59%) Puppet
4 5 (6.33%) EnCase
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.80%) Graphite
6 2 (2.53%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.53%) Nessus
6 2 (2.53%) Pingdom
6 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.53%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.27%) Ansible
7 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.27%) OpenView
7 1 (1.27%) RANCID
7 1 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 58 (73.42%) Cisco
2 23 (29.11%) Juniper
3 19 (24.05%) CheckPoint
3 19 (24.05%) VMware
4 13 (16.46%) Fortinet
5 10 (12.66%) Infoblox
6 9 (11.39%) HP
6 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.13%) Avaya
7 8 (10.13%) Citrix
8 7 (8.86%) Aerohive Networks
8 7 (8.86%) Huawei
8 7 (8.86%) Meraki
9 6 (7.59%) F5
9 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
10 5 (6.33%) Dell
10 5 (6.33%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.06%) Acronis
11 4 (5.06%) Cyberoam
11 4 (5.06%) Rackspace
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