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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 96 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing IPsec 29 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 0.51% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 2.15% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
Median daily rate £331 £480 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.98% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £468 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £492 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £430 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +16.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +87.56%
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
513 605 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.84% 23.59% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 271 221
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 19 £273 -44.94% 1
Bracknell - 2 £344 -
Slough +8 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £575 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 48 (81.36%) VPN
2 39 (66.10%) DNS
3 36 (61.02%) DHCP
4 35 (59.32%) Windows
5 31 (52.54%) TCP/IP
5 31 (52.54%) BGP
6 29 (49.15%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
7 28 (47.46%) Load Balancing
8 25 (42.37%) Linux
8 25 (42.37%) Firewall
9 24 (40.68%) MPLS
9 24 (40.68%) IPv6
9 24 (40.68%) WAN
9 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
9 24 (40.68%) Hyper-V
10 23 (38.98%) Windows Server
11 21 (35.59%) Public Cloud
11 21 (35.59%) Software-Defined Networking
11 21 (35.59%) HTTP
11 21 (35.59%) CCNP
11 21 (35.59%) Cisco
12 20 (33.90%) CSS
13 18 (30.51%) Process Improvement
14 17 (28.81%) Presales
14 17 (28.81%) Network Security
14 17 (28.81%) Degree
14 17 (28.81%) OSPF
14 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
15 16 (27.12%) Workflow

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) PaaS
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (81.36%) VPN
2 39 (66.10%) DNS
3 36 (61.02%) DHCP
4 31 (52.54%) BGP
4 31 (52.54%) TCP/IP
5 25 (42.37%) Firewall
6 24 (40.68%) IPv6
6 24 (40.68%) MPLS
6 24 (40.68%) WAN
7 21 (35.59%) HTTP
7 21 (35.59%) Software-Defined Networking
8 17 (28.81%) Network Security
8 17 (28.81%) OSPF
9 13 (22.03%) EIGRP
10 11 (18.64%) LAN
10 11 (18.64%) VLAN
11 8 (13.56%) Wireless
12 7 (11.86%) Broadband
12 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
12 7 (11.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) DB2
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) AppScan
General
1 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 15 (25.42%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Billing
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Network Engineer
1 18 (30.51%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Network Support
2 9 (15.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Architect
3 8 (13.56%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) IT Security Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Designer
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) IP Designer
6 4 (6.78%) Network Designer
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) CSS
2 11 (18.64%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) XML
3 4 (6.78%) 802.1X
4 3 (5.08%) RSS
5 1 (1.69%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Public Cloud
2 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.69%) Eurex
6 1 (1.69%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 25 (42.37%) Linux
3 23 (38.98%) Windows Server
4 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (16.95%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
6 1 (1.69%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Load Balancing
2 18 (30.51%) Process Improvement
3 17 (28.81%) Presales
4 16 (27.12%) Workflow
5 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
7 9 (15.25%) Network Design
8 7 (11.86%) Change Management
9 6 (10.17%) Project Management
9 6 (10.17%) SIEM
10 5 (8.47%) ITIL
10 5 (8.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (8.47%) Open Source
10 5 (8.47%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
11 4 (6.78%) Migration
11 4 (6.78%) Network Planning
11 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) C
1 12 (20.34%) C++
1 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.64%) C#
2 11 (18.64%) VB
2 11 (18.64%) VBScript
3 2 (3.39%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) Korn
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.59%) CCNP
3 17 (28.81%) Degree
4 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (22.03%) CCNA
5 13 (22.03%) MCSA
5 13 (22.03%) MCSD
5 13 (22.03%) MCSE
6 11 (18.64%) CCIE
7 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
8 5 (8.47%) JNCIP
8 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
9 4 (6.78%) JNCIS
10 3 (5.08%) CCA
10 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
10 3 (5.08%) JNCIA
10 3 (5.08%) MCITP
10 3 (5.08%) MCTS
11 2 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.08%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) vCloud
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (5.08%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.39%) Nessus
4 1 (1.69%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.59%) Cisco
3 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.64%) Juniper
5 6 (10.17%) Citrix
6 4 (6.78%) F5
6 4 (6.78%) Huawei
7 3 (5.08%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (3.39%) Qualys
8 2 (3.39%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.69%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.69%) EMC
9 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.69%) NetScout
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle
9 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.69%) Sybase
9 1 (1.69%) VMware