Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 346 383 351
Rank change year-on-year +37 -32 +18
Contract jobs citing IPv4 5 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.034% 0.030% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.19% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
South East median daily rate £450 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.08% -13.33% -25.00%
England median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South East median hourly rate £65.00 £52.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £62.50 £48.75 £46.25
90th Percentile £67.50 £56.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £65.00 £52.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +24.40% +4.50% +11.11%

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 2,589 2,616 2,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.72% 15.77% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,497 1,364 1,455
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £210 £201 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 149 166
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £17.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +31.50% -30.04%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.75 £46.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -28.00%

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 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 23 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley +15 3 £450 +73.08% 1
Berkshire -6 3 £450 +40.63% 1
Hampshire +2 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - -
IPv4
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) IPv6
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) RSVP
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Junos
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) IOS XR
4 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Unicast
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) IOS XR
3 2 (40.00%) Junos
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) RSVP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) VRRP
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Networks