The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for IPv6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 29 March 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 6 (IPv6)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 241 245
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing IPv6 14 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.22% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 11
Median daily rate £335 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -6.42% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +19.44%  

IPv6 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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1490 2048 2020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.94% 21.92% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1141 982
Median daily rate £400 £353 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% +2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 105 101
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing IPv6 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPv6 in the South East

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPv6 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv6 in the South East

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPv6 in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPv6 in the South East

IPv6
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 IPv6 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv6 in the South East

IPv6
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 IPv6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 4 £247 -14.26%
Oxfordshire - 4 £375 -
West Sussex - 3 £310 -
Berkshire +16 2 - -
Surrey 0 1 £225 -
IPv6
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPv6 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 IPv6.

1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
1 12 (63.16%) IPv4
1 12 (63.16%) MPLS
2 11 (57.89%) OSPF
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (47.37%) BGP
4 9 (47.37%) VPLS
5 8 (42.11%) VLAN
5 8 (42.11%) Juniper
5 8 (42.11%) CCNA
5 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
6 6 (31.58%) CCIP
6 6 (31.58%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) RSVP
7 5 (26.32%) Frame Relay
7 5 (26.32%) VRRP
7 5 (26.32%) SNMP
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) ATM
7 5 (26.32%) Huawei
7 5 (26.32%) IPTV
7 5 (26.32%) VMware

IPv6
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) IPv4
1 12 (63.16%) MPLS
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) OSPF
3 9 (47.37%) BGP
3 9 (47.37%) VPLS
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (42.11%) VLAN
5 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
5 6 (31.58%) RSVP
6 5 (26.32%) ATM
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (26.32%) Frame Relay
6 5 (26.32%) Multicast
6 5 (26.32%) SNMP
6 5 (26.32%) VRRP
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) FTP
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
General
1 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) IP Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) RFC 2547
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) IPTV
2 4 (21.05%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) STB
2 4 (21.05%) Video on Demand
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Digital TV
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) VyOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Python
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 8 (42.11%) CCNA
4 6 (31.58%) CCIP
5 4 (21.05%) JNCIA
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) CCSA
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) Huawei
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) BT
4 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) Ubiquiti