The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
England / South West
Rank 133 139 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing IPv4 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.034% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £223 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £311 £285
% change year-on-year +20.48% +9.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £36.00

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 432 457 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.78% 15.75% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 299 185
Median daily rate £338 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 25
Median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.90% -15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £16.30 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

IPv4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv4 in the South West

IPv4
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv4 in the South West

IPv4
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 3 (60.00%) VHDL
2 3 (60.00%) Verilog
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (60.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Altera
2 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Trainer
2 2 (40.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (60.00%) Verilog
1 3 (60.00%) VHDL
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) VMS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Altera
1 3 (60.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (60.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft