Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for IPv6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPv6 over the 6 months to 20 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 6 (IPv6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 207 175
Rank change year-on-year +24 -32 +1
Contract jobs citing IPv6 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.065% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.48% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £325 - -
England median daily rate £333 £391 £388
% change year-on-year -14.96% +0.90% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £43.78
England median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +21.53% -69.87%

IPv6 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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 781 840 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.26% 13.71% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 435 300
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £161 £193 £212
90th Percentile £501 £538 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 64
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.38 £10.81
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.55 £39.82
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IPv6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IPv6 in the West Midlands

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPv6 in the West Midlands

IPv6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPv6 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPv6 in the West Midlands

IPv6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv6 in the West Midlands

IPv6
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham - 4 £325 -
IPv6
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Video\Live Streaming
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Infoblox
2 3 (75.00%) Aruba
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) Meru Networks
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing

IPv6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Aruba
1 3 (75.00%) Brocade
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (75.00%) Meru Networks