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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 21 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
London / City of London
Rank 147 143 178
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 2.03% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Median daily rate £278 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+30.68% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
359 345 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.17% 10.99% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 241 508
Median daily rate £425 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 12 (63.16%) DHCP
3 11 (57.89%) SSL
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) VPN
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (42.11%) OSPF
5 8 (42.11%) BGP
6 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (31.58%) HSRP
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) Juniper
8 5 (26.32%) CCNP
8 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 5 (26.32%) MPLS
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) F5
9 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (21.05%) PKI
9 4 (21.05%) Change Management
9 4 (21.05%) Finance

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DHCP
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) SSL
3 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 8 (42.11%) BGP
4 8 (42.11%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (31.58%) HSRP
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) MPLS
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
7 4 (21.05%) ICMP
7 4 (21.05%) Multicast
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (21.05%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Data Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) CCSA
5 2 (10.53%) CCSE
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) BitLocker
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) vCloud
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Arista
5 3 (15.79%) Aruba
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.79%) Veeam
6 2 (10.53%) Meraki
7 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) Brocade
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow