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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 193 203 196
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.064% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.55% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate
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£650 £275 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% +44.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £112.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-71.11% +221.42%
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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
731 725 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.44% 11.69% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 508 620
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £236 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -58.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.55 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 (70.59%) SSL
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (52.94%) DHCP
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) BGP
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
6 7 (41.18%) Juniper
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) Puppet
7 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (35.29%) Internet
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) MySQL
7 6 (35.29%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
8 5 (29.41%) WAN
8 5 (29.41%) FTP
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
8 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
8 5 (29.41%) Network Security
8 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
8 5 (29.41%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.88%) Jetty
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) SSL
2 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (52.94%) DHCP
4 9 (52.94%) BGP
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 6 (35.29%) Internet
8 5 (29.41%) FTP
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) WAN
8 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
8 5 (29.41%) Network Security
9 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
9 4 (23.53%) SNMP
10 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
10 3 (17.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.76%) Interactive TV
2 2 (11.76%) Streaming Media
3 1 (5.88%) BBC
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) SUSE
2 1 (5.88%) Debian
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Network Design
4 4 (23.53%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Security
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) C
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) ProxySG
2 2 (11.76%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) Iperf
3 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.88%) Cacti
4 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
5 4 (23.53%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) F5
7 2 (11.76%) Sun
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
8 1 (5.88%) Imperva
8 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Citrix
8 1 (5.88%) CA
8 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
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