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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 410 422
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12  
Contract jobs citing IPv6 28 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.065% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 9
Median daily rate £463 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.35% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £375 £326
% change year-on-year -21.33% +14.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -26.66% +25.00%  

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 2246 2965 3125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 13.87% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 2020 2020
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 93
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Feltham - 2 - -
City of London +2 1 - - 1
IPv6
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 50 (87.72%) IPv4
2 46 (80.70%) Cisco
3 41 (71.93%) MPLS
4 40 (70.18%) BGP
4 40 (70.18%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (70.18%) VPN
5 39 (68.42%) OSPF
6 38 (66.67%) Firewall
7 29 (50.88%) LAN
7 29 (50.88%) Network Security
8 27 (47.37%) Network Design
9 26 (45.61%) WAN
10 23 (40.35%) CCIE
10 23 (40.35%) CCNP
11 21 (36.84%) TCP/IP
12 20 (35.09%) Wireless
13 19 (33.33%) Juniper
14 18 (31.58%) VLAN
15 17 (29.82%) Linux
15 17 (29.82%) Telecoms
16 16 (28.07%) SNMP
16 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
17 15 (26.32%) JNCIE
17 15 (26.32%) DNS
17 15 (26.32%) Windows
18 14 (24.56%) Ethernet
18 14 (24.56%) ICMP
18 14 (24.56%) Cisco IOS

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 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (8.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (87.72%) IPv4
2 41 (71.93%) MPLS
3 40 (70.18%) BGP
3 40 (70.18%) VPN
4 39 (68.42%) OSPF
5 38 (66.67%) Firewall
6 29 (50.88%) LAN
6 29 (50.88%) Network Security
7 26 (45.61%) WAN
8 21 (36.84%) TCP/IP
9 20 (35.09%) Wireless
10 18 (31.58%) VLAN
11 16 (28.07%) SNMP
12 15 (26.32%) DNS
13 14 (24.56%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (24.56%) Ethernet
13 14 (24.56%) ICMP
14 12 (21.05%) DHCP
15 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (19.30%) RSVP
General
1 17 (29.82%) Telecoms
2 13 (22.81%) Military
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Legal
5 3 (5.26%) Finance
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) Advertising
6 2 (3.51%) Electronics
6 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
1 16 (28.07%) Network Architect
2 14 (24.56%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Telecoms Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco Network Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Information Security Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Network Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Network Security Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Network Support
7 4 (7.02%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) Core Data
3 1 (1.75%) ExaBGP
3 1 (1.75%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (12.28%) Clustering
4 6 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) Social Media
6 2 (3.51%) Social Network
6 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.75%) iSeries
7 1 (1.75%) MPEG
7 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 15 (26.32%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) CentOS
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Android
8 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.51%) Unix
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Network Design
2 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 12 (21.05%) Network Management
3 12 (21.05%) People Management
3 12 (21.05%) SOA
4 10 (17.54%) Time Management
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (8.77%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (8.77%) E-Discovery
7 5 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.02%) Hardware Maintenance
8 4 (7.02%) Information Security
8 4 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.02%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (7.02%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Lisp
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) C
4 2 (3.51%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (70.18%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (40.35%) CCIE
2 23 (40.35%) CCNP
3 15 (26.32%) JNCIE
4 11 (19.30%) CCNA
5 6 (10.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 6 (10.53%) JNCIS
6 5 (8.77%) Degree
7 4 (7.02%) CISSP
7 4 (7.02%) GIAC
8 3 (5.26%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.51%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.51%) CCDP
9 2 (3.51%) CCSE
9 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.51%) MCSE
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.51%) RHCT
10 1 (1.75%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Nagios
2 6 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (8.77%) EnCase
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.75%) Ansible
5 1 (1.75%) Graphite
5 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.75%) RANCID
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) Cisco
2 19 (33.33%) Juniper
3 13 (22.81%) CheckPoint
3 13 (22.81%) Fortinet
4 11 (19.30%) VMware
5 8 (14.04%) Avaya
5 8 (14.04%) HP
5 8 (14.04%) Infoblox
6 7 (12.28%) Aerohive Networks
6 7 (12.28%) Meraki
7 6 (10.53%) Citrix
7 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.77%) Riverbed
9 4 (7.02%) Acronis
9 4 (7.02%) Altiris
9 4 (7.02%) Dell
9 4 (7.02%) Rackspace
9 4 (7.02%) Sophos
10 3 (5.26%) SonicWALL