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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 155 192 187
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Contract jobs citing IPsec 11 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 2.77% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 9
Median daily rate £475 £444 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £307 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £358
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £25.50
IPsec
London

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
529 758 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.55% 12.80% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 556 479
Median daily rate £468 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) DHCP
3 7 (43.75%) MPLS
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (37.50%) CCNP
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) F5
5 5 (31.25%) Network Design
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) PKI
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) LDAP

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
1 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 7 (43.75%) DHCP
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) SSL
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 3 (18.75%) HSRP
6 3 (18.75%) LDAP
6 3 (18.75%) SNMP
7 2 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) YubiKey
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNP
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCSA
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.25%) CCDA
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) MiFID
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) NetScout
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) ScanSafe
6 1 (6.25%) Sybase
6 1 (6.25%) VMware