The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 108 126 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -43
Contract jobs citing IPsec 17 11 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 0.42% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 1.67% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 25
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£375 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £337 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.25
IPsec
South East

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
634 660 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.75% 25.15% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 216 245
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.75 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +58.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 6 - - 1
Slough - 3 £375 - 3
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £235 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec.

1 36 (78.26%) VPN
2 32 (69.57%) Firewall
3 30 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (63.04%) Cisco
5 26 (56.52%) MPLS
6 22 (47.83%) Load Balancing
7 21 (45.65%) OSPF
7 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
8 19 (41.30%) Telecoms
9 18 (39.13%) Juniper
10 17 (36.96%) BGP
11 16 (34.78%) DNS
11 16 (34.78%) VoIP
11 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (32.61%) CISSP
12 15 (32.61%) CCIE
12 15 (32.61%) CCNP
13 14 (30.43%) SNMP
13 14 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (30.43%) Network Management
14 13 (28.26%) WAN
14 13 (28.26%) Nokia
15 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
15 11 (23.91%) F5
15 11 (23.91%) Radware
15 11 (23.91%) Redback
15 11 (23.91%) CCSP
15 11 (23.91%) DHCP
16 10 (21.74%) Network Design

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 36 (78.26%) VPN
2 32 (69.57%) Firewall
3 26 (56.52%) MPLS
4 21 (45.65%) OSPF
5 17 (36.96%) BGP
6 16 (34.78%) DNS
6 16 (34.78%) VoIP
6 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (30.43%) SNMP
7 14 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (28.26%) WAN
9 11 (23.91%) DHCP
10 10 (21.74%) Network Security
10 10 (21.74%) FWSM
11 9 (19.57%) LAN
12 8 (17.39%) WLAN
12 8 (17.39%) Wireless
13 7 (15.22%) LTE
13 7 (15.22%) 3G
13 7 (15.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) DB2
General
1 19 (41.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Design Engineer
1 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
1 12 (26.09%) IP Engineer
2 3 (6.52%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
2 3 (6.52%) Provisioning Engineer
2 3 (6.52%) Analyst
2 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (4.35%) Architect
3 2 (4.35%) Network Support
3 2 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) Designer
4 1 (2.17%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) Security Architect
4 1 (2.17%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) SecurID
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.17%) SUSE
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Load Balancing
2 14 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
2 14 (30.43%) Network Management
3 10 (21.74%) Network Design
3 10 (21.74%) Network Architecture
4 8 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (6.52%) eTOM
7 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Process Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) CISSP
2 15 (32.61%) CCIE
2 15 (32.61%) CCNP
3 11 (23.91%) CCSP
4 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) CCDP
5 8 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (10.87%) Degree
7 4 (8.70%) CCNA
8 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (6.52%) ISEB
9 1 (2.17%) CCSE
9 1 (2.17%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
2 1 (2.17%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
3 18 (39.13%) Juniper
4 13 (28.26%) Nokia
5 11 (23.91%) F5
5 11 (23.91%) Radware
5 11 (23.91%) Redback
6 7 (15.22%) Huawei
7 6 (13.04%) Fortinet
8 5 (10.87%) Ericsson
9 3 (6.52%) AlgoSec
9 3 (6.52%) Tufin
9 3 (6.52%) BT
9 3 (6.52%) HP
10 2 (4.35%) SAP
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle
10 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (2.17%) Splunk
Bracknell, Berkshire
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