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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 104 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing IPsec 22 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 1.07% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 4.01% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £255 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -28.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £251 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £411 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
571 649 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.07% 26.81% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 243 225
Average daily rate £338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
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 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 7 £425 +66.66% 6
Newbury - 4 - -
Slough +2 2 £465 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (67.74%) VPN
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 14 (45.16%) 4G
5 12 (38.71%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
5 12 (38.71%) 3G
6 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 11 (35.48%) PKI
7 10 (32.26%) FTP
7 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
8 9 (29.03%) DNS
8 9 (29.03%) HTTP
8 9 (29.03%) UNIX
8 9 (29.03%) Degree
8 9 (29.03%) Network Security
8 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (25.81%) LTE
9 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
9 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.81%) DHCP
9 8 (25.81%) Electronics
9 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
10 7 (22.58%) 3GPP
10 7 (22.58%) MS Office
10 7 (22.58%) SNMP
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) OSPF

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
3 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) VPN
2 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
3 14 (45.16%) 4G
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) 3G
4 12 (38.71%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (32.26%) FTP
6 9 (29.03%) HTTP
6 9 (29.03%) DNS
6 9 (29.03%) Network Security
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (25.81%) LTE
7 8 (25.81%) DHCP
8 7 (22.58%) SNMP
8 7 (22.58%) 3GPP
8 7 (22.58%) OSPF
8 7 (22.58%) BGP
9 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
10 5 (16.13%) VoIP
10 5 (16.13%) SSL
General
1 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.81%) Electronics
3 4 (12.90%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Tester
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Tester
2 4 (12.90%) Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Network Support
3 3 (9.68%) Network Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) PKI
2 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) SecurID
6 1 (3.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Line Management
2 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) SIEM
4 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) eTOM
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) C#
1 4 (12.90%) C++
1 4 (12.90%) VBScript
1 4 (12.90%) VB
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) CCIE
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCSE
4 2 (6.45%) CCSA
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.45%) CCDA
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) CCIP
5 1 (3.23%) CCSP
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.90%) F5
6 4 (12.90%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.23%) Qualys
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.23%) Tufin
8 1 (3.23%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) AlgoSec
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Radware
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