Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 July 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 494 369 569
Rank change year-on-year -125 +200 +72
Contract jobs citing IPv6 25 18 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 1.03% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 11
10th Percentile £349 £303 "
25th Percentile £374 £363 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £405 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year -14.74% -5.00% +33.33%
75th Percentile £502 £550 £988
90th Percentile £513 " £1,081
England median daily rate £400 £460 £375
% change year-on-year -13.04% +22.67% -

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 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 2,815 1,747 4,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.40% 10.92% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,914 1,216 2,856
10th Percentile £293 £255 £219
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £614 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £653
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 102
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.05 £13.89
25th Percentile £19.07 £25.63 £18.12
Median hourly rate £26.50 £41.50 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year -36.14% +90.80% +8.75%
75th Percentile £51.44 £47.83 £43.57
90th Percentile £69.00 £53.50 £52.38
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% +5.00%

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IPv6 in London

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IPv6 in London.

Daily rate trend for IPv6 in London

IPv6
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IPv6 in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for IPv6 in London

IPv6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IPv6 in London.

Hourly rate trend for IPv6 in London

IPv6
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 IPv6 within the London region over the 6 months to 28 July 2021. 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 -24 1 £400 - 8
IPv6
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 14 (56.00%) IPv4
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco
3 13 (52.00%) F5
3 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (44.00%) Network Security
5 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 10 (40.00%) Akamai
6 9 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (36.00%) Radware
6 9 (36.00%) Firewall
6 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) JIRA
8 6 (24.00%) Azure
8 6 (24.00%) AWS
8 6 (24.00%) Confluence
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Network Design
9 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) Nokia
9 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (20.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

IPv6
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 6 (24.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Akamai
2 6 (24.00%) AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Azure
3 3 (12.00%) GCP
3 3 (12.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 14 (56.00%) IPv4
3 11 (44.00%) Network Security
4 9 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (36.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) DHCP
5 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (16.00%) MQTT
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) BGP
8 3 (12.00%) Bluetooth
8 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) Multicast
8 3 (12.00%) OSPF
8 3 (12.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Arsenale Dataplane
2 3 (12.00%) TestRail
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) Jinja
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (4.00%) GraphQL
4 1 (4.00%) Kafka
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) React
4 1 (4.00%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Network Design
5 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (12.00%) Device Driver Development
7 3 (12.00%) Edge Computing
7 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Linux Kernel Development
7 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) Microservices
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) Go
2 3 (12.00%) Rust
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCIE
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCDA
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) iptables
2 3 (12.00%) KVM
2 3 (12.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) vRealize
2 1 (4.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) F5
3 9 (36.00%) Radware
4 5 (20.00%) Nokia
5 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.00%) Huawei
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Adobe
8 1 (4.00%) Aruba
8 1 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) Monetate
8 1 (4.00%) New Relic
8 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.00%) VMware