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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 118
Contract jobs citing IPv6 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -4.28% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.05
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 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 321 293 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.07% 11.00% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 136 154
Median daily rate £395 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 44
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPv6 in the West Midlands