Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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 4 (IPv4)
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 613 569
Rank change year-on-year +59 -44 +8
Contract jobs citing IPv4 47 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.020% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.15% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 19
London median daily rate £463 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.52% -5.63% -20.00%
10th Percentile £350 £351 £310
90th Percentile £638 £461 £450
England median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% +25.00% -80.95%

IPv4 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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4888 6176 6137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.65% 13.61% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4209 3961
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £237 £238 £206
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 92 199
London median hourly rate £21.16 £20.75 £19.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +6.33% +2.71%
10th Percentile £12.80 £10.50 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.92 £47.91 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +9.33%

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IPv4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in London

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPv4 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv4 in London

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPv4 in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPv4 in London

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the London region over the 6 months to 26 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
Central London +11 9 £538 +46.86% 2
West London - 2 - -
IPv4
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 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 London region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 41 (87.23%) Cisco
1 41 (87.23%) IPv6
2 37 (78.72%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (76.60%) BGP
4 34 (72.34%) MPLS
5 33 (70.21%) OSPF
6 32 (68.09%) Firewall
7 31 (65.96%) VPN
8 26 (55.32%) Network Security
9 23 (48.94%) Network Design
9 23 (48.94%) CCIE
9 23 (48.94%) LAN
10 22 (46.81%) WAN
10 22 (46.81%) CCNP
11 19 (40.43%) VLAN
12 16 (34.04%) Juniper
12 16 (34.04%) SNMP
13 15 (31.91%) DNS
14 14 (29.79%) ICMP
14 14 (29.79%) Wireless
14 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
15 13 (27.66%) Military
15 13 (27.66%) JNCIE
15 13 (27.66%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (27.66%) DHCP
15 13 (27.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (25.53%) Network Management
16 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (25.53%) People Management

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (87.23%) IPv6
2 36 (76.60%) BGP
3 34 (72.34%) MPLS
4 33 (70.21%) OSPF
5 32 (68.09%) Firewall
6 31 (65.96%) VPN
7 26 (55.32%) Network Security
8 23 (48.94%) LAN
9 22 (46.81%) WAN
10 19 (40.43%) VLAN
11 16 (34.04%) SNMP
12 15 (31.91%) DNS
13 14 (29.79%) ICMP
13 14 (29.79%) Wireless
14 13 (27.66%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (27.66%) DHCP
15 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
16 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
17 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (19.15%) RSVP
General
1 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
2 13 (27.66%) Military
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Architect
2 16 (34.04%) Network Architect
3 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Telecoms Architect
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco Architect
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco Network Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Network Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Network Support
7 4 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Designer
8 3 (6.38%) Network Designer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) Core Data
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (25.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.77%) Clustering
4 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) iSeries
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) CentOS
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Network Design
2 13 (27.66%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (25.53%) Network Management
3 12 (25.53%) People Management
3 12 (25.53%) SOA
4 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
5 8 (17.02%) Time Management
6 6 (12.77%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.51%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (8.51%) E-Discovery
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.26%) High Availability
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Change Control
9 1 (2.13%) Line Management
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Lisp
2 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (78.72%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (48.94%) CCIE
3 22 (46.81%) CCNP
4 13 (27.66%) JNCIE
5 7 (14.89%) CCNA
6 6 (12.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 6 (12.77%) JNCIS
7 3 (6.38%) CCSE
7 3 (6.38%) Degree
7 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) CCDP
8 2 (4.26%) CISSP
8 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) GIAC
9 1 (2.13%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (2.13%) CCMSE
9 1 (2.13%) CCSP
9 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Firmware
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.51%) EnCase
2 4 (8.51%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) RANCID
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) Juniper
3 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
4 9 (19.15%) Fortinet
4 9 (19.15%) VMware
5 8 (17.02%) Citrix
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.64%) Infoblox
7 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.51%) Avaya
8 4 (8.51%) HP
8 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.38%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (6.38%) Cyberoam
9 3 (6.38%) Draytek
9 3 (6.38%) F5
9 3 (6.38%) Meraki
9 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.38%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.26%) Ruckus Wireless
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