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 3 months to 30 March 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)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 419 414
Rank change year-on-year +48 -5  
Contract jobs citing IPv6 29 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.066% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.52% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 3
Median daily rate £370 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% -6.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -6.42% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +19.44%  

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 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 2438 2875 2910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.37% 12.74% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1951 1872
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 85
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.44% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £12.88 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing IPv6 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPv6 in London

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPv6 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv6 in London

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPv6 in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPv6 in London

IPv6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - - 2
IPv6
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 London region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 36 (73.47%) Cisco
1 36 (73.47%) Firewall
2 35 (71.43%) IPv4
3 29 (59.18%) OSPF
4 27 (55.10%) BGP
4 27 (55.10%) MPLS
5 26 (53.06%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (53.06%) Network Security
6 25 (51.02%) WAN
6 25 (51.02%) TCP/IP
7 24 (48.98%) VPN
8 22 (44.90%) LAN
9 20 (40.82%) DNS
10 19 (38.78%) Network Design
11 18 (36.73%) Linux
11 18 (36.73%) Wireless
12 16 (32.65%) CCNP
13 15 (30.61%) CCNA
13 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
13 15 (30.61%) DHCP
13 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
13 15 (30.61%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (26.53%) VMware
16 12 (24.49%) Windows
17 11 (22.45%) Juniper
17 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (22.45%) VLAN

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 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) nginx
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (18.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (8.16%) Office 365
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (73.47%) Firewall
2 35 (71.43%) IPv4
3 29 (59.18%) OSPF
4 27 (55.10%) BGP
4 27 (55.10%) MPLS
5 26 (53.06%) Network Security
6 25 (51.02%) TCP/IP
6 25 (51.02%) WAN
7 24 (48.98%) VPN
8 22 (44.90%) LAN
9 20 (40.82%) DNS
10 18 (36.73%) Wireless
11 15 (30.61%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (30.61%) DHCP
12 14 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (22.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (22.45%) VLAN
14 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
14 10 (20.41%) SSL
14 10 (20.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Burp Suite
General
1 7 (14.29%) Military
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.20%) Legal
4 4 (8.16%) Advertising
5 3 (6.12%) Finance
6 2 (4.08%) Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.08%) Games
7 1 (2.04%) Billing
7 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Architect
1 11 (22.45%) Network Architect
2 10 (20.41%) Network Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Network Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Information Security Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Network Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Network Security Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Security Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Designer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Network Designer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.12%) POSIX
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) XMPP
4 1 (2.04%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (14.29%) Clustering
3 7 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (8.16%) PKI
5 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.12%) Social Network
6 2 (4.08%) iSeries
6 2 (4.08%) MPEG
6 2 (4.08%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (4.08%) Social Media
7 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Unix
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Kali Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Network Design
2 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
3 10 (20.41%) Time Management
4 9 (18.37%) Information Security
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (14.29%) Network Management
5 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (14.29%) People Management
5 7 (14.29%) SOA
6 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.20%) E-Discovery
8 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.16%) Load Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C
1 4 (8.16%) Java
1 4 (8.16%) Python
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.65%) CCNP
3 15 (30.61%) CCNA
4 8 (16.33%) JNCIE
5 7 (14.29%) CCIE
5 7 (14.29%) GIAC
6 6 (12.24%) CISSP
7 3 (6.12%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.12%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.12%) RHCT
8 2 (4.08%) CCSA
8 2 (4.08%) CCSE
8 2 (4.08%) CEH
8 2 (4.08%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (4.08%) CREST Certified
8 2 (4.08%) GPEN
8 2 (4.08%) OSCE
8 2 (4.08%) OSCP
8 2 (4.08%) SANS
9 1 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) Firmware
3 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.16%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Nagios
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (10.20%) EnCase
4 3 (6.12%) Graphite
5 2 (4.08%) Nessus
5 2 (4.08%) Pingdom
5 2 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (2.04%) Ansible
6 1 (2.04%) OpenView
6 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.04%) RANCID
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Cisco
2 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
3 13 (26.53%) VMware
4 11 (22.45%) Juniper
5 10 (20.41%) Fortinet
5 10 (20.41%) Infoblox
6 8 (16.33%) Citrix
7 6 (12.24%) HP
8 5 (10.20%) Avaya
8 5 (10.20%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.16%) Acronis
9 4 (8.16%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (8.16%) Altiris
9 4 (8.16%) Dell
9 4 (8.16%) F5
9 4 (8.16%) Meraki
9 4 (8.16%) Rackspace
9 4 (8.16%) Sophos
10 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.12%) Ruckus Wireless
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