The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 102 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing IPsec 5 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.61% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 2.69% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Median daily rate £310 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
459 558 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.41% 22.64% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 278 307
Median daily rate £388 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPsec across the Berkshire region.

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Berkshire region.

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Reading +10 4 £300 -20.00% 1
Bracknell - 1 £338 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) BGP
3 5 (71.43%) DSL
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) xDSL
4 4 (57.14%) Network Management
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) PPP
4 4 (57.14%) SNMP
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) L2TP
4 4 (57.14%) X.21
4 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (28.57%) IOS XR

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) DSL
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) xDSL
3 4 (57.14%) L2TP
3 4 (57.14%) PPP
3 4 (57.14%) SNMP
3 4 (57.14%) X.21
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) 3G
5 2 (28.57%) 4G
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) IOS XR
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (28.57%) CRISC
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCDP
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Qualys
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Tandberg
4 1 (14.29%) VMware