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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
London / City of London
Rank 149 141 177
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 2.83% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Median daily rate £338 £431 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £334 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £575 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
390 318 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.40% 10.62% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 225 488
Median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 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 16 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 City of London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) DHCP
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 9 (50.00%) SSL
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) OSPF
5 8 (44.44%) BGP
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) MPLS
6 7 (38.89%) VPN
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) LAN
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (38.89%) HSRP
7 6 (33.33%) F5
7 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) CCNP
8 5 (27.78%) Juniper
8 5 (27.78%) ICMP
8 5 (27.78%) Change Management
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) PKI
9 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) VRRP
9 4 (22.22%) CCIE

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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DHCP
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) SSL
4 8 (44.44%) BGP
4 8 (44.44%) OSPF
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (38.89%) HSRP
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) MPLS
5 7 (38.89%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (27.78%) ICMP
8 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
8 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
8 4 (22.22%) Multicast
8 4 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (22.22%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Security
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Network Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) CCSA
5 2 (11.11%) CCSE
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Aruba
6 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 2 (11.11%) Meraki
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.56%) Brocade
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow