The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for IPv4 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 28 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 4 (IPv4)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 67 69
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing IPv4 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.94% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £388 £313
% change year-on-year -22.58% +24.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +24.13%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 131 213 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.70% 24.29% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 438 139
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £228 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 25
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.50 £45.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in Reading

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv4 in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper