Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 369 374
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing IPv4 14 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.072% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.38% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 16
South East median daily rate £325 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +22.03% +5.36%
10th Percentile £255 £345 £310
90th Percentile £405 £518 £438
England median daily rate £345 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -13.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - £36.00
10th Percentile £46.25 - £35.50
90th Percentile £48.75 - £37.10
England 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 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 2949 3165 3514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.51% 18.98% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 1803 1886
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £228 £225
90th Percentile £550 £527 £500
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 221 243
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.82
90th Percentile £46.09 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 23 November 2017.

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 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
Hampshire +18 7 £325 -13.33%
West Sussex - 5 £320 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
IPv4
England

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 South East region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 11 (78.57%) IPv6
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) Test Management
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (28.57%) ISEB
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (28.57%) PMP
4 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) Dutch Language
5 3 (21.43%) German Language
5 3 (21.43%) Polish Language
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Cacti
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec

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 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) IPv6
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) 802.11
6 1 (7.14%) Broadband
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 3 (21.43%) Dutch Language
1 3 (21.43%) German Language
1 3 (21.43%) Polish Language
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) HPUX Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Workstream Lead
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) HPUX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) VMS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 4 (28.57%) PMP
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware