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 3 months to 24 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 154 133
Contract jobs citing IPv4 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.53% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £266 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 240 568 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.19% 19.37% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 287 132
Median daily rate £368 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 20
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing IPv4 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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