Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 - 195
Rank change year-on-year - +195 -15
Contract jobs citing IPv4 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.040% - 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Scotland median daily rate £425 - £300
UK median daily rate £358 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -10.63% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £28.63 £36.50
% change year-on-year +65.94% -21.58% -67.41%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 605 721 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.00% 16.64% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 433 306
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £150 £208 £167
90th Percentile £541 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.40 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in Scotland

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv4 in Scotland

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh - 2 £425 -
IPv4
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware