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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 190 186 212
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing IPsec 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.14% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£400 £308 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £255 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -
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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
748 691 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 489 541
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) VPN
3 11 (52.38%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) BGP
4 10 (47.62%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) OSPF
5 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 9 (42.86%) SSL
5 9 (42.86%) DHCP
5 9 (42.86%) LAN
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (33.33%) Multicast
7 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (33.33%) MPLS
8 6 (28.57%) Juniper
8 6 (28.57%) HTTP
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) HSRP
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
9 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
9 5 (23.81%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) VPN
2 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (52.38%) BGP
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) OSPF
4 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) DHCP
4 9 (42.86%) SSL
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (33.33%) Multicast
6 7 (33.33%) MPLS
7 6 (28.57%) HTTP
7 6 (28.57%) HSRP
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (23.81%) FTP
8 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support
3 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XMPP
2 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) BBC
4 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.76%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Microservices
3 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V2
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Data Security
5 2 (9.52%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Lisp
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCSA
4 3 (14.29%) CCSE
5 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Snort
2 2 (9.52%) Squid
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (9.52%) Iperf
3 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) CA
6 2 (9.52%) Nokia
6 2 (9.52%) Sun
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.76%) Verint
7 1 (4.76%) CyberTech
7 1 (4.76%) Lancope
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle