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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 146 194 197
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +3
Contract jobs citing IPsec 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 0.85% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £500 £399 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% +47.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £650 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £328 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
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
448 707 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.52% 13.03% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 525 507
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) OSPF
2 9 (60.00%) BGP
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Juniper
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) MPLS
5 6 (40.00%) CCNP
5 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) PKI
7 4 (26.67%) Network Design
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) ISDN
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (26.67%) CCIE
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (26.67%) 802.1X
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP Voice

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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) BGP
2 9 (60.00%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 4 (26.67%) ISDN
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (20.00%) HSRP
7 3 (20.00%) Multicast
7 3 (20.00%) RTSP
7 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (20.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Voice Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) CESG
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP Voice
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) CCSA
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE
6 1 (6.67%) CCSP
6 1 (6.67%) CEH
6 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (6.67%) OpenView
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Polycom
5 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (13.33%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) NetScout
7 1 (6.67%) Nokia
7 1 (6.67%) Sybase
7 1 (6.67%) VMware