The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 184 181 222
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +41
Contract jobs citing IPsec 22 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.23% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 1.79% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +26.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.17% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+87.56% -
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
767 728 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.27% 12.63% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 491 531
Average daily rate £425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £160.00 £54.00
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 the City of London

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) BGP
2 19 (70.37%) OSPF
2 19 (70.37%) Firewall
3 18 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 18 (66.67%) VPN
3 18 (66.67%) WAN
4 16 (59.26%) LAN
4 16 (59.26%) MPLS
5 15 (55.56%) HSRP
5 15 (55.56%) Spanning Tree
6 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (40.74%) Wireless
7 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (37.04%) Juniper
9 9 (33.33%) DMZ
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) CCSA
9 9 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 9 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (29.63%) VRRP
10 8 (29.63%) DNS
10 8 (29.63%) Linux
10 8 (29.63%) 802.1X
11 7 (25.93%) Multicast
11 7 (25.93%) CCIE
11 7 (25.93%) CCNP
11 7 (25.93%) Project Management

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MediaWiki
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) OSPF
1 19 (70.37%) BGP
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) WAN
2 18 (66.67%) VPN
3 16 (59.26%) LAN
3 16 (59.26%) MPLS
4 15 (55.56%) HSRP
4 15 (55.56%) Spanning Tree
5 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 11 (40.74%) Wireless
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (33.33%) DMZ
8 9 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 8 (29.63%) VRRP
10 7 (25.93%) BIG-IP
10 7 (25.93%) Network Security
10 7 (25.93%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Support
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XMPP
3 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) e-Health
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Wiki
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
3 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V2
5 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
1 2 (7.41%) Lisp
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCSA
3 7 (25.93%) CCIE
3 7 (25.93%) CCNP
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CCSE
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.70%) CCNA
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
2 2 (7.41%) Squid
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Postfix
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (3.70%) iptables
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (14.81%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Salt
4 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 4 (14.81%) CA
4 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
5 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Verint
5 3 (11.11%) CyberTech
6 2 (7.41%) F5
6 2 (7.41%) Nokia
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) Polycom
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) Websense
7 1 (3.70%) Tandberg
7 1 (3.70%) Aruba
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) IBM