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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 158 164 191
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Contract jobs citing IPsec 13 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 3.76% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 9
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +83.96%
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
536 611 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.70% 12.98% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 461 536
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -24.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 September 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 September 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 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) F5
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) DHCP
5 8 (42.11%) LAN
5 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (42.11%) Change Management
6 7 (36.84%) HSRP
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Juniper
6 7 (36.84%) MPLS
6 7 (36.84%) OSPF
6 7 (36.84%) BGP
6 7 (36.84%) SSL
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 6 (31.58%) CCNP
7 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
7 6 (31.58%) Network Security
7 6 (31.58%) PKI
7 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
7 6 (31.58%) Multicast
7 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
8 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (26.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (26.32%) Network Design
8 5 (26.32%) Problem Management

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 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) DHCP
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
4 7 (36.84%) HSRP
4 7 (36.84%) MPLS
4 7 (36.84%) OSPF
4 7 (36.84%) SSL
5 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
5 6 (31.58%) Multicast
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (26.32%) VRRP
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (21.05%) SNMP
8 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Network Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Data Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper Architect
7 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) YubiKey
5 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (26.32%) Network Design
3 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
4 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Network Management
5 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
6 2 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Korn
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) CCSA
5 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
5 2 (10.53%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.26%) CCDA
6 1 (5.26%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) CCSE
6 1 (5.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) MiFID
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) F5
3 7 (36.84%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) Palo Alto
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (15.79%) Aruba
6 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 1 (5.26%) Avaya
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (5.26%) EMC
8 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
8 1 (5.26%) IBM
8 1 (5.26%) NetScout
8 1 (5.26%) Nokia
8 1 (5.26%) ScanSafe
8 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds