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 3 months to 26 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 137 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing IPv6 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £326
% change year-on-year -17.33% +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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 312 395 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.26% 13.23% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 214 189
Median daily rate £400 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 34
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £29.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Birmingham - 3 £325 -
IPv6
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (100.00%) Aruba
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
1 3 (100.00%) Meru Networks

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Aruba
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (100.00%) Meru Networks