The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 66 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing IPsec 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £328 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
IPsec
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 163 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.11% 20.05% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 45
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £12.15 £26.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.15% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £16.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPsec across the Birmingham region.

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Birmingham region.

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

IPsec
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware