The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 452 457 412
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -45
Contract jobs citing IPsec 148 114 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 1.74% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 84
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£388 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £273 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £15.50
IPsec
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7845 6537 7857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.62% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 3652 3813
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 414 589
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in England

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in England

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in England

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in England

IPsec
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

IPsec Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 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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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
London +20 75 £413 +6.64% 6
South East -13 42 £360 -10.00% 17
East Midlands -2 7 - -
North West -9 6 £500 +8.10% 1
West Midlands -12 6 £155 -38.00% 3
East of England -21 4 £375 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 3 - - 2
South West -35 3 £388 - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 186 (68.63%) VPN
1 186 (68.63%) Firewall
2 156 (57.56%) Cisco
3 125 (46.13%) BGP
4 119 (43.91%) WAN
5 116 (42.80%) DNS
6 99 (36.53%) OSPF
7 97 (35.79%) Cisco Certification
8 93 (34.32%) LAN
9 90 (33.21%) MPLS
10 87 (32.10%) Windows
11 85 (31.37%) CheckPoint
12 76 (28.04%) Network Security
13 74 (27.31%) Cisco ASA
14 72 (26.57%) Load Balancing
15 71 (26.20%) TCP/IP
16 70 (25.83%) Juniper
17 67 (24.72%) Linux
18 64 (23.62%) DHCP
19 63 (23.25%) CCNP
20 62 (22.88%) VMware
21 57 (21.03%) SSL
22 56 (20.66%) Microsoft
23 48 (17.71%) Active Directory
24 47 (17.34%) VLAN
25 46 (16.97%) VoIP
25 46 (16.97%) Telecoms
26 45 (16.61%) SNMP
27 44 (16.24%) Ethernet
28 43 (15.87%) Cisco PIX

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 35 (12.92%) Apache
2 25 (9.23%) IIS
3 19 (7.01%) nginx
4 18 (6.64%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.43%) MS Exchange
5 12 (4.43%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.06%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.69%) Jetty
8 9 (3.32%) Confluence
8 9 (3.32%) MediaWiki
9 7 (2.58%) Lync
9 7 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (2.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.43%) MS Office
3 8 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.90%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (4.43%) Google App Engine
2 12 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.74%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 186 (68.63%) VPN
1 186 (68.63%) Firewall
2 125 (46.13%) BGP
3 119 (43.91%) WAN
4 116 (42.80%) DNS
5 99 (36.53%) OSPF
6 93 (34.32%) LAN
7 90 (33.21%) MPLS
8 76 (28.04%) Network Security
9 74 (27.31%) Cisco ASA
10 71 (26.20%) TCP/IP
11 64 (23.62%) DHCP
12 57 (21.03%) SSL
13 47 (17.34%) VLAN
14 46 (16.97%) VoIP
15 45 (16.61%) SNMP
16 44 (16.24%) Ethernet
17 43 (15.87%) Cisco PIX
18 41 (15.13%) HTTP
19 40 (14.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.43%) DB2
3 11 (4.06%) MySQL
4 9 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.74%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (7.01%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.69%) Subversion
3 9 (3.32%) JIRA
3 9 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.32%) Hudson
4 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 46 (16.97%) Telecoms
2 22 (8.12%) Finance
3 8 (2.95%) Banking
4 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.58%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.58%) Local Government
5 5 (1.85%) Retail
6 3 (1.11%) Marketing
6 3 (1.11%) Electronics
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
7 2 (0.74%) Law
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 92 (33.95%) Network Engineer
2 26 (9.59%) Architect
3 23 (8.49%) Network Support
4 21 (7.75%) IP Engineer
5 20 (7.38%) Design Engineer
6 19 (7.01%) Consultant
7 18 (6.64%) Security Engineer
8 15 (5.54%) Analyst
9 14 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (4.80%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (4.43%) Network Specialist
12 10 (3.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 10 (3.69%) Network Consultant
13 9 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (2.95%) Active Directory Specialist
14 8 (2.95%) Senior Network Specialist
14 8 (2.95%) Firewall Engineer
15 7 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
15 7 (2.58%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.01%) .NET
2 12 (4.43%) Regular Expression
3 10 (3.69%) J2EE
3 10 (3.69%) Servlets
4 9 (3.32%) LAMP
5 6 (2.21%) Web Services
6 4 (1.48%) WAP
7 2 (0.74%) SAML
7 2 (0.74%) XMPP
8 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.96%) PKI
2 18 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.17%) Clustering
4 9 (3.32%) Wiki
4 9 (3.32%) Open Source
5 6 (2.21%) SecurID
5 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.48%) NHS
7 4 (1.48%) CESG
8 3 (1.11%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.11%) e-Health
8 3 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.11%) Replication
8 3 (1.11%) Statistics
8 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.74%) DTV
9 2 (0.74%) Handset
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.10%) Windows
2 67 (24.72%) Linux
3 24 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (7.01%) UNIX
5 12 (4.43%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (4.43%) SUSE
5 12 (4.43%) AIX
6 10 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.32%) Debian
8 8 (2.95%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.58%) CentOS
10 6 (2.21%) Solaris
11 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.57%) Load Balancing
2 42 (15.50%) Network Management
3 36 (13.28%) Network Monitoring
4 35 (12.92%) Network Design
5 33 (12.18%) Network Architecture
6 31 (11.44%) Change Management
7 30 (11.07%) ITIL
8 29 (10.70%) Migration
9 22 (8.12%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.64%) Validation
12 17 (6.27%) Service Management
13 16 (5.90%) DevOps
14 15 (5.54%) Line Management
15 14 (5.17%) WAN Optimisation
15 14 (5.17%) Configuration Management
15 14 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
16 13 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (4.06%) Data Modelling
17 11 (4.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.81%) SQL
2 27 (9.96%) Java
3 21 (7.75%) Perl
4 14 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.06%) PHP
6 10 (3.69%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.32%) Ruby
8 6 (2.21%) C
9 5 (1.85%) VBScript
10 1 (0.37%) Python
10 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (35.79%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (23.25%) CCNP
3 39 (14.39%) CCNA
4 38 (14.02%) CCIE
4 38 (14.02%) Security Cleared
5 32 (11.81%) SC Cleared
6 20 (7.38%) CISSP
7 14 (5.17%) CCDP
8 13 (4.80%) CCSP
8 13 (4.80%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (3.69%) Degree
10 6 (2.21%) CCSE
11 5 (1.85%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.85%) JNCIE
11 5 (1.85%) CCSA
12 4 (1.48%) MCSE
12 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.11%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.64%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.43%) SLA
3 4 (1.48%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (17.71%) Active Directory
2 40 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.17%) vSphere
4 13 (4.80%) FreeRADIUS
5 10 (3.69%) Xen
5 10 (3.69%) XenServer
6 9 (3.32%) Postfix
6 9 (3.32%) Firmware
6 9 (3.32%) Samba
7 7 (2.58%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.11%) NFS
8 3 (1.11%) OpenSSH
8 3 (1.11%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.74%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.74%) RACF
9 2 (0.74%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.37%) Snort
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (7.01%) Puppet
2 14 (5.17%) CA Spectrum
3 9 (3.32%) FortiGate
3 9 (3.32%) ZABBIX
4 8 (2.95%) SCOrch
5 7 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.85%) Netcool
7 5 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.48%) Nessus
8 4 (1.48%) SCOM
9 3 (1.11%) SCCM
9 3 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.11%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.11%) OpenView
9 3 (1.11%) Salt
10 2 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 156 (57.56%) Cisco
2 85 (31.37%) CheckPoint
3 70 (25.83%) Juniper
4 62 (22.88%) VMware
5 56 (20.66%) Microsoft
6 38 (14.02%) F5
7 36 (13.28%) Citrix
8 29 (10.70%) Nokia
9 26 (9.59%) HP
10 25 (9.23%) Oracle
11 22 (8.12%) Blue Coat
12 21 (7.75%) Redback
12 21 (7.75%) Radware
13 19 (7.01%) Fortinet
14 18 (6.64%) Huawei
15 16 (5.90%) IBM
16 15 (5.54%) Dell
17 14 (5.17%) CA
18 13 (4.80%) SolarWinds
19 12 (4.43%) Ericsson
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