The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 53 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs citing IPsec 18 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.16% 0.62% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 3.92% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £530 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +51.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
183 153 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.97% 15.84% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 47 75
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £14.20 £7.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £25.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +22 17 £500 -5.66%
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 25 (80.65%) Cryptography
2 23 (74.19%) CESG Certified Professional
2 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 23 (74.19%) CESG
3 20 (64.52%) Risk Management
4 19 (61.29%) RMADS
4 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
5 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
5 18 (58.06%) Windows
6 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
7 16 (51.61%) Information Assurance
7 16 (51.61%) Wireless
7 16 (51.61%) ISMS
8 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
8 14 (45.16%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
10 12 (38.71%) Citrix
11 11 (35.48%) Oracle
11 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
11 11 (35.48%) Client/Server
11 11 (35.48%) SMTP
11 11 (35.48%) Patch Management
11 11 (35.48%) Windows Vista
12 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
12 10 (32.26%) Internet
13 9 (29.03%) Unix
13 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (22.58%) Fuzz Testing
14 7 (22.58%) Sendmail

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Wireless
2 11 (35.48%) SMTP
3 10 (32.26%) Internet
4 7 (22.58%) FTP
4 7 (22.58%) SSH
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (19.35%) VPN
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 5 (16.13%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.68%) LAN
8 3 (9.68%) MPLS
8 3 (9.68%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (9.68%) VoIP
8 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Security Advisor
2 7 (22.58%) Information Assurance Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security Advisor
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (80.65%) Cryptography
2 23 (74.19%) CESG
3 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
4 11 (35.48%) Client/Server
5 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Vista
3 9 (29.03%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Risk Management
2 16 (51.61%) Information Assurance
2 16 (51.61%) ISMS
3 14 (45.16%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (35.48%) Patch Management
6 9 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (22.58%) Fuzz Testing
7 7 (22.58%) OWASP
7 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
8 6 (19.35%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
10 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) Project Management
11 1 (3.23%) Database Security
11 1 (3.23%) DNA
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) CESG Certified Professional
1 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) CEH
6 4 (12.90%) CCNP
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCA
7 1 (3.23%) CCAA
7 1 (3.23%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) CISM
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) RMADS
2 1 (3.23%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
3 11 (35.48%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) F5
6 3 (9.68%) Aruba
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) VMware