The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 30 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.56% - 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 41.41% 25.27% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 7
Average daily rate £328 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +164.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 4 (66.67%) Regular Expression
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) SUSE
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) CA
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) RIP
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
1 4 (66.67%) SUSE
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CCSP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
1 4 (66.67%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) CA
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Tufin
3 2 (33.33%) AlgoSec
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet