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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 112 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.91% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 4.25% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £450 £438 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +71.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £376 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £474 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +83.96%
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
455 541 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.75% 21.51% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 283 246
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 23
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +13 3 £430 +1.17%
Slough +4 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £350 -
Maidenhead - 1 £575 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 33 (84.62%) VPN
2 24 (61.54%) DNS
2 24 (61.54%) DHCP
3 23 (58.97%) Windows
3 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (51.28%) MS Excel
4 20 (51.28%) WAN
4 20 (51.28%) Firewall
4 20 (51.28%) Load Balancing
5 19 (48.72%) MPLS
6 18 (46.15%) Linux
7 17 (43.59%) BGP
8 16 (41.03%) CCNP
9 15 (38.46%) Cisco
9 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
9 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
10 14 (35.90%) Software-Defined Networking
10 14 (35.90%) Public Cloud
10 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
10 14 (35.90%) HTTP
10 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
10 14 (35.90%) IPv6
11 13 (33.33%) CSS
11 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
12 12 (30.77%) Network Security
12 12 (30.77%) CCNA
13 11 (28.21%) VLAN
13 11 (28.21%) Presales
14 10 (25.64%) Workflow
14 10 (25.64%) CCIE

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 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (51.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) VPN
2 24 (61.54%) DHCP
2 24 (61.54%) DNS
3 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 20 (51.28%) WAN
4 19 (48.72%) MPLS
5 17 (43.59%) BGP
6 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 14 (35.90%) HTTP
7 14 (35.90%) IPv6
7 14 (35.90%) Software-Defined Networking
8 12 (30.77%) Network Security
9 11 (28.21%) VLAN
10 10 (25.64%) LAN
11 9 (23.08%) OSPF
12 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
13 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
13 5 (12.82%) SSL
13 5 (12.82%) xDSL
14 4 (10.26%) Broadband
General
1 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Billing
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Network Support
3 8 (20.51%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Security Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) IT Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Public Cloud
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Eurex
5 1 (2.56%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Linux
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Load Balancing
2 11 (28.21%) Presales
3 10 (25.64%) Workflow
4 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 9 (23.08%) Network Design
4 9 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 7 (17.95%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) SIEM
7 5 (12.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (12.82%) Open Source
7 5 (12.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Change Control
9 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.13%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C
1 5 (12.82%) C#
1 5 (12.82%) C++
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
1 5 (12.82%) VB
1 5 (12.82%) VBScript
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (41.03%) CCNP
3 12 (30.77%) CCNA
4 10 (25.64%) CCIE
5 9 (23.08%) Degree
6 8 (20.51%) MCSA
6 8 (20.51%) MCSD
6 8 (20.51%) MCSE
6 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (10.26%) JNCIS
8 3 (7.69%) CCA
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
9 2 (5.13%) CCDP
9 2 (5.13%) CCIP
9 2 (5.13%) CISM
9 2 (5.13%) CISSP
9 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
9 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Juniper
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.26%) F5
6 4 (10.26%) Huawei
7 3 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (5.13%) Qualys
8 2 (5.13%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.56%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto