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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 103 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing IPsec 3 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.70% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 3.14% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 9
Median daily rate £329 £363 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% -10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £313 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £380 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+30.68% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
437 574 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.81% 22.47% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 297 316
Median daily rate £400 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.95 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 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 +1 1 £320 -11.72% 1
Bracknell - 1 £338 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) DSL
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) xDSL
3 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) PPP
3 4 (66.67%) SNMP
3 4 (66.67%) L2TP
3 4 (66.67%) X.21
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) IOS XR
6 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (16.67%) CloudFront
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) DSL
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) xDSL
3 4 (66.67%) L2TP
3 4 (66.67%) PPP
3 4 (66.67%) SNMP
3 4 (66.67%) X.21
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) IOS XR
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Converged Networks
5 1 (16.67%) Junos
5 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCIP
5 1 (16.67%) CISA
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Tandberg