Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 February 2018 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 342 364
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22 +2
Contract jobs citing IPv4 13 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.077% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 11
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +11.86%
10th Percentile £261 £338 £185
90th Percentile £438 £413 £400
England median daily rate £413 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.66% +25.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.63 -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,794 3,073 3,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.61% 19.97% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,486 1,780 1,868
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £160 £218 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 212 207
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.28% -38.57% +55.56%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.39 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IPv4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in the South East

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv4 in the South East

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPv4 in the South East over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPv4 in the South East

IPv4
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv4 in the South East

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Surrey - 6 £413 -
Hampshire - 5 £294 - 4
Berkshire -11 2 £363 - 2
Thames Valley -27 2 £363 -3.33% 2
IPv4
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 9 (69.23%) IPv6
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) PKI
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) HPUX
6 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (15.38%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) Cacti
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) IPv6
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (7.69%) SNMP
5 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.69%) SS7
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Trac
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Dutch Language
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
2 1 (7.69%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) HPUX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto