Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 762 766
Rank change year-on-year +54 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing IPv6 90 110 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.70% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 72 50
England median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £263 £291 £280
90th Percentile £614 £474 £479
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
England median hourly rate £47.50 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +22.22% -69.87%
10th Percentile £46.25 £41.85 £34.95
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.95 £40.84
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £44.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -8.52% +22.22% -69.87%

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 12208 15771 15179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.93% 15.54% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7337 9739 8619
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 689 867
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +8.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.00% +21.95% +7.89%

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IPv6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
London +52 57 £450 +20.00%
South East -9 21 £293 -22.00%
North of England +62 3 £388 +30.80% 4
West Midlands +34 3 £325 -
Midlands +28 3 £325 -
East of England -14 3 £325 -21.21% 1
North West +41 2 £388 +32.48% 4
Yorkshire +16 1 - -
South West 0 1 - - 1
IPv6
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 62 (68.89%) Cisco
2 59 (65.56%) IPv4
2 59 (65.56%) MPLS
3 57 (63.33%) BGP
3 57 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (61.11%) OSPF
4 55 (61.11%) Firewall
5 45 (50.00%) VPN
6 38 (42.22%) WAN
7 36 (40.00%) Network Design
8 35 (38.89%) Network Security
9 33 (36.67%) LAN
10 30 (33.33%) CCIE
10 30 (33.33%) CCNP
11 26 (28.89%) SNMP
12 25 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 25 (27.78%) Wireless
12 25 (27.78%) Telecoms
13 23 (25.56%) Linux
14 22 (24.44%) Juniper
14 22 (24.44%) VLAN
15 21 (23.33%) Network Management
16 19 (21.11%) CheckPoint
16 19 (21.11%) DNS
16 19 (21.11%) Migration
17 18 (20.00%) Windows
18 16 (17.78%) DHCP
18 16 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (17.78%) Multicast
18 16 (17.78%) Data Centre

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 2 (2.22%) Apache
1 2 (2.22%) IIS
1 2 (2.22%) JBoss
1 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Office 365
5 2 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (65.56%) IPv4
1 59 (65.56%) MPLS
2 57 (63.33%) BGP
3 55 (61.11%) Firewall
3 55 (61.11%) OSPF
4 45 (50.00%) VPN
5 38 (42.22%) WAN
6 35 (38.89%) Network Security
7 33 (36.67%) LAN
8 26 (28.89%) SNMP
9 25 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 25 (27.78%) Wireless
10 22 (24.44%) VLAN
11 19 (21.11%) DNS
12 16 (17.78%) DHCP
12 16 (17.78%) Multicast
13 15 (16.67%) NGN
14 14 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (15.56%) ICMP
15 13 (14.44%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
2 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.22%) Redis
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.33%) JUnit
1 3 (3.33%) Selenium
2 2 (2.22%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Redmine
2 2 (2.22%) Subversion
2 2 (2.22%) Trac
General
1 25 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.44%) Military
3 12 (13.33%) Marketing
4 8 (8.89%) Law
5 7 (7.78%) Finance
6 2 (2.22%) Electronics
6 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.22%) Retail
7 1 (1.11%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Architect
3 16 (17.78%) Network Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 9 (10.00%) Telecoms Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco Network Architect
5 8 (8.89%) IP Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Designer
8 4 (4.44%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.44%) Network Support
8 4 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.22%) JAAS
3 2 (2.22%) Java EE
3 2 (2.22%) JMS
3 2 (2.22%) JMX
3 2 (2.22%) JNDI
3 2 (2.22%) LAMP
3 2 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) Core Data
4 1 (1.11%) RFC 2547
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.89%) Virtual Team
6 7 (7.78%) Clustering
7 5 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.33%) Streaming Video
9 2 (2.22%) PKI
9 2 (2.22%) Replication
9 2 (2.22%) Smart Meter
9 2 (2.22%) STB
9 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.11%) IPTV
10 1 (1.11%) iSeries
10 1 (1.11%) Social Media
10 1 (1.11%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Linux
2 18 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.56%) Unix
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) CentOS
5 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.22%) Android
6 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.11%) VyOS
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Network Design
2 21 (23.33%) Network Management
3 19 (21.11%) Migration
4 16 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 12 (13.33%) People Management
6 12 (13.33%) SOA
7 10 (11.11%) ITIL
7 10 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 10 (11.11%) Time Management
8 9 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (10.00%) Information Security
9 8 (8.89%) Low Latency
9 8 (8.89%) Practice Management
9 8 (8.89%) Regulatory Compliance
9 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.89%) Service Management
9 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.89%) Supplier Management
9 8 (8.89%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) Lisp
3 7 (7.78%) Perl
3 7 (7.78%) Python
4 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.56%) Ruby
5 4 (4.44%) PHP
6 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.22%) C
7 2 (2.22%) C++
7 2 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (33.33%) CCIE
2 30 (33.33%) CCNP
3 15 (16.67%) JNCIE
4 12 (13.33%) CCNA
4 12 (13.33%) Degree
5 7 (7.78%) CCIP
6 6 (6.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 6 (6.67%) JNCIS
7 4 (4.44%) CISSP
7 4 (4.44%) ISEB
7 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (4.44%) JNCIP
7 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.44%) PMP
7 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.33%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.67%) Firmware
2 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.22%) Docker
4 2 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (6.67%) Nagios
2 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.56%) Puppet
3 4 (4.44%) EnCase
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.22%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.22%) RANCID
5 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.11%) Ansible
6 1 (1.11%) Cacti
6 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.11%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.11%) SCCM
6 1 (1.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 62 (68.89%) Cisco
2 22 (24.44%) Juniper
3 19 (21.11%) CheckPoint
4 15 (16.67%) VMware
5 13 (14.44%) HP
6 12 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 10 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 10 (11.11%) SAP
8 9 (10.00%) Huawei
8 9 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.89%) F5
9 8 (8.89%) Infoblox
10 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.67%) Brocade
11 6 (6.67%) Citrix
12 5 (5.56%) Avaya
13 4 (4.44%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (4.44%) Aruba
13 4 (4.44%) SonicWALL
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