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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 104 91 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Contract jobs citing IPsec 13 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 1.23% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 4.84% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£480 £255 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -34.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £251 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £411 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £365 £368
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
601 640 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.39% 25.45% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 214 207
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 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
Newbury +1 4 - -
Reading -14 4 £495 +94.11% 3
Slough +1 1 £465 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) VPN
3 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
4 14 (48.28%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) 4G
5 13 (44.83%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (41.38%) Linux
6 12 (41.38%) OSPF
6 12 (41.38%) 3G
7 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
7 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
7 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (34.48%) UNIX
7 10 (34.48%) PKI
7 10 (34.48%) Degree
7 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (31.03%) LTE
8 9 (31.03%) SNMP
8 9 (31.03%) BGP
9 8 (27.59%) MPLS
9 8 (27.59%) CCIE
9 8 (27.59%) 3GPP
9 8 (27.59%) VoIP
9 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
9 8 (27.59%) Electronics
9 8 (27.59%) Network Security
10 7 (24.14%) MS Office
10 7 (24.14%) MS Excel

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) nginx
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) VPN
2 14 (48.28%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) 4G
3 13 (44.83%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (41.38%) 3G
4 12 (41.38%) OSPF
5 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (31.03%) LTE
6 9 (31.03%) BGP
6 9 (31.03%) SNMP
7 8 (27.59%) 3GPP
7 8 (27.59%) VoIP
7 8 (27.59%) MPLS
7 8 (27.59%) Network Security
8 6 (20.69%) RIP
9 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
9 5 (17.24%) FTP
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
9 5 (17.24%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 8 (27.59%) Electronics
3 4 (13.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Tester
1 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
1 4 (13.79%) Technical Tester
2 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
2 3 (10.34%) Security Designer
2 3 (10.34%) Designer
2 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Network Designer
3 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) IP Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Network Support
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) PKI
2 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
4 4 (13.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.45%) SecurID
5 1 (3.45%) Wiki
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) UNIX
3 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
1 5 (17.24%) Line Management
2 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
2 4 (13.79%) Validation
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.45%) Database Theory
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database Theory
5 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) CCIE
3 6 (20.69%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) CCDP
5 3 (10.34%) CCSP
5 3 (10.34%) CCSE
6 2 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCSA
6 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.90%) CISSP
6 2 (6.90%) CCNA
6 2 (6.90%) CCDA
7 1 (3.45%) CCIP
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Postfix
2 1 (3.45%) XenServer
2 1 (3.45%) iptables
2 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
3 7 (24.14%) Juniper
4 5 (17.24%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Radware
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Redback
6 2 (6.90%) Nokia
6 2 (6.90%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.45%) Tufin
7 1 (3.45%) AlgoSec
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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