The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - 138 123
Contract jobs citing IPsec 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.23% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.62% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £313 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £365 £368
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+87.56% -
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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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
569 431 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.20% 14.24% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 237 152
Average daily rate £315 £315 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £165 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 53 63
Average hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPsec across the East of England region.

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the East of England region.

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) RANCID
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (50.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint