Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 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 4 (IPv4)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 577 559
Rank change year-on-year -34 -18 +26
Contract jobs citing IPv4 19 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.060% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 18
London median daily rate £525 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.37% -16.41%
10th Percentile £125 £348 £358
90th Percentile £550 £448 £500
England median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £14.75 £43.78
% change year-on-year - -66.31% +51.75%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,377 5,657 5,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.57% 13.47% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,677 3,692 3,580
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 150 163
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.71 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% -12.40% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.50 £12.08
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £44.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 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
Central London -14 8 £525 +22.52% 1
South London -38 2 £450 +23.29%
IPv4
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 9 (47.37%) Cisco
1 9 (47.37%) BGP
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) Multicast
3 7 (36.84%) Network Security
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 6 (31.58%) MPLS
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) CCIE
6 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Network Design

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) BGP
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) Multicast
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (36.84%) Network Security
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) MPLS
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.79%) IP Telephony
6 3 (15.79%) IPv6
6 3 (15.79%) SONET
6 3 (15.79%) VLAN
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) EPoS
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
3 4 (21.05%) Change Control
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) CCIE Service Provider
3 3 (15.79%) CCMSE
3 3 (15.79%) CCSE
3 3 (15.79%) CCSP
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
3 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Apple
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Ciena
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Lumension
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec