Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 762 755
Rank change year-on-year -29 -7 +14
Contract jobs citing IPv6 46 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.077% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.52% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 57
England median daily rate £463 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £306
90th Percentile £488 £480 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% +42.38%
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +42.38%

IPv6 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,286 13,350 13,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 14.84% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,652 8,163 8,108
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 675 851
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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
South East -14 27 £475 +5.56% 8
London -55 10 £450 +20.81% 5
South West - 10 £475 -
North of England +38 3 £350 - 6
North West +9 3 £350 - 6
East of England -10 3 £325 +54.76% 3
West Midlands +19 1 - - 2
Midlands +3 1 - - 2
IPv6
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 25 (54.35%) BGP
2 23 (50.00%) MPLS
3 19 (41.30%) Firewall
4 18 (39.13%) VPN
4 18 (39.13%) IPv4
5 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
6 15 (32.61%) Multicast
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 11 (23.91%) Network Security
9 10 (21.74%) DNS
9 10 (21.74%) Cisco
10 9 (19.57%) CCNA
11 8 (17.39%) OSPF
11 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 8 (17.39%) DHCP
11 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
11 8 (17.39%) Time Management
11 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
12 7 (15.22%) VLAN
13 6 (13.04%) PKI
13 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
13 6 (13.04%) Wireless
13 6 (13.04%) IPsec
13 6 (13.04%) VRRP
13 6 (13.04%) SNMP
13 6 (13.04%) WAN
13 6 (13.04%) PHP

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 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
1 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) BGP
2 23 (50.00%) MPLS
3 19 (41.30%) Firewall
4 18 (39.13%) IPv4
4 18 (39.13%) VPN
5 15 (32.61%) Multicast
6 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 11 (23.91%) Network Security
8 10 (21.74%) DNS
9 8 (17.39%) DHCP
9 8 (17.39%) OSPF
10 7 (15.22%) VLAN
11 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (13.04%) IPsec
11 6 (13.04%) SNMP
11 6 (13.04%) VRRP
11 6 (13.04%) WAN
11 6 (13.04%) Wireless
12 5 (10.87%) Internet
13 4 (8.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) JUnit
2 2 (4.35%) Redmine
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) Trac
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Dutch Language
3 3 (6.52%) German Language
3 3 (6.52%) Polish Language
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Security Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Integration Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Integration Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
4 2 (4.35%) Tester
4 2 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) STB
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Time Management
2 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.87%) Network Management
2 5 (10.87%) Project Management
3 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (8.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 3 (6.52%) Continuous Inspection
4 3 (6.52%) Network Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.35%) Defect Management
5 2 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Network Packet Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
1 6 (13.04%) PHP
2 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 4 (8.70%) AWK
3 4 (8.70%) sed
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (19.57%) CCNA
4 6 (13.04%) CCNP
5 4 (8.70%) JNCIA
5 4 (8.70%) RHCT
6 3 (6.52%) CCIE
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
7 2 (4.35%) ISEB
7 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE Wireless
8 1 (2.17%) CCIP
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Cacti
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 2 (4.35%) OpenNMS
3 2 (4.35%) RANCID
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.17%) Juniper STRM
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco
2 3 (6.52%) Juniper
3 2 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 2 (4.35%) Huawei
3 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Brocade
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Dell
4 1 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (2.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.17%) Foundry
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Sun
4 1 (2.17%) ZyXEL