The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 June 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 West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 135 141
Contract jobs citing IPv6 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.14% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £406 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £375 £326
% change year-on-year -21.33% +14.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -26.66% +25.00%  

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 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 416 525 361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.54% 17.62% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 337 216
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 31
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv6 in the South West

IPv6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv6 in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

IPv6
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas