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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 155 202 200
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -2
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 0.81% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £500 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £255 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £419 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £338 £364
% change year-on-year
+17.40% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+47.16% +27.45%
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
468 743 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.01% 12.74% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 554 491
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office

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 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) HSRP
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCSA
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCSP
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) NetScout
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) ScanSafe
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (10.00%) VMware