The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 70 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.41% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 3.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
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 Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 79 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.02% 10.93% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 55
Average daily rate £413 £278 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) ZABBIX
2 5 (71.43%) Postfix
2 5 (71.43%) XenServer
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 5 (71.43%) Samba
2 5 (71.43%) Debian
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) Confluence
2 5 (71.43%) MediaWiki
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) LDAP
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) IPv6
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) 2G
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) UTRAN
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Hudson
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Wiki
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Debian
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (71.43%) Build Automation
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Database Theory
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Postfix
2 5 (71.43%) Samba
2 5 (71.43%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) ZABBIX
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Huawei
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Wyse
2 1 (14.29%) Anite