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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 194 204 199
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.98% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£399 £270 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.68% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
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
713 716 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.84% 11.70% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 524 560
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 12 (63.16%) SSL
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) BGP
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) DHCP
5 8 (42.11%) Juniper
5 8 (42.11%) OSPF
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (31.58%) Puppet
7 6 (31.58%) Multicast
7 6 (31.58%) DevOps
7 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 6 (31.58%) MySQL
8 5 (26.32%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) FTP
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) MPLS
8 5 (26.32%) Internet
8 5 (26.32%) CCNP
8 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
8 5 (26.32%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Jetty
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SSL
2 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) BGP
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) DHCP
5 8 (42.11%) OSPF
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (31.58%) Multicast
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) FTP
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) MPLS
8 5 (26.32%) Internet
8 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (21.05%) VLAN
9 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) Streaming Media
2 2 (10.53%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Microservices
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) OOP
6 2 (10.53%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) Data Security
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) C
3 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
3 2 (10.53%) Lisp
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) FreeRADIUS
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 2 (10.53%) Iperf
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.26%) Cacti
4 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) Sun
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (5.26%) Aruba
7 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.26%) Imperva
7 1 (5.26%) Brocade
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £445 per day
Posted: 23 days ago