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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 144 123 135
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing IPsec 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 1.81% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.19% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.00
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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
530 386 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.57% 15.92% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 156 220
Average daily rate £345 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 64 50
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -14 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) PKI
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) SSL
6 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) Splunk
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) SSH
6 3 (30.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (30.00%) CCSE
6 3 (30.00%) CCSA
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) SSL
6 3 (30.00%) SSH
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (10.00%) SNMP
8 1 (10.00%) VoIP
8 1 (10.00%) SAN
8 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) e-Health
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCSE
1 3 (30.00%) CCSA
2 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Lumension
6 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) CA
6 1 (10.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) Websense