The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 500 379 464
Rank change year-on-year
-121 +85
Contract jobs citing IPsec 124 262 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 3.59% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 165 83
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £542 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.42 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £12.65 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +70.82%
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
7591 7288 7913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.33% 13.84% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4253 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 491 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 60 £485 +10.85% 9
South East -35 28 £450 +23.28% 13
East of England +10 8 £320 +23.07%
North West +8 6 £548 +15.26% 2
South West -3 6 £371 -25.75% 4
Yorkshire -4 6 £500 -3.89% 2
North East -26 6 £492 -1.70%
West Midlands -26 3 - - 2
East Midlands -10 1 £375 -
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 164 (51.41%) VPN
2 162 (50.78%) Firewall
3 144 (45.14%) Cisco
4 131 (41.07%) DNS
5 129 (40.44%) TCP/IP
6 120 (37.62%) Windows
7 116 (36.36%) Linux
8 113 (35.42%) DHCP
9 104 (32.60%) BGP
10 103 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
11 102 (31.97%) OSPF
12 100 (31.35%) Juniper
12 100 (31.35%) SSL
13 96 (30.09%) WAN
14 92 (28.84%) MPLS
15 87 (27.27%) Microsoft
16 86 (26.96%) F5
17 84 (26.33%) Load Balancing
18 80 (25.08%) Network Security
18 80 (25.08%) Security Cleared
18 80 (25.08%) LAN
19 75 (23.51%) Data Centre
20 72 (22.57%) SC Cleared
21 69 (21.63%) ITIL
22 67 (21.00%) VMware
23 65 (20.38%) HTTP
24 64 (20.06%) FTP
24 64 (20.06%) CCNP
25 63 (19.75%) Change Management
26 62 (19.44%) Cisco ASA

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 32 (10.03%) nginx
2 29 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 28 (8.78%) IIS
3 28 (8.78%) Jetty
3 28 (8.78%) Mongrel
3 28 (8.78%) WebSphere
4 22 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 21 (6.58%) Apache
6 11 (3.45%) MQSeries
7 8 (2.51%) Confluence
8 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.25%) JBoss
10 4 (1.25%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 36 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.51%) MS Office
3 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.76%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.88%) PaaS
5 6 (1.88%) SaaS
6 5 (1.57%) IaaS
7 3 (0.94%) Office 365
8 2 (0.63%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 164 (51.41%) VPN
2 162 (50.78%) Firewall
3 131 (41.07%) DNS
4 129 (40.44%) TCP/IP
5 113 (35.42%) DHCP
6 104 (32.60%) BGP
7 102 (31.97%) OSPF
8 100 (31.35%) SSL
9 96 (30.09%) WAN
10 92 (28.84%) MPLS
11 80 (25.08%) LAN
11 80 (25.08%) Network Security
12 65 (20.38%) HTTP
13 64 (20.06%) FTP
14 62 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
15 61 (19.12%) Wireless
16 49 (15.36%) Internet
17 48 (15.05%) HSRP
18 42 (13.17%) Cisco Nexus
18 42 (13.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.60%) MySQL
2 28 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (8.15%) MongoDB
4 23 (7.21%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.57%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 35 (10.97%) Travis CI
3 8 (2.51%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.51%) JIRA
4 5 (1.57%) Ant
4 5 (1.57%) JUnit
4 5 (1.57%) Maven
5 4 (1.25%) Hudson
5 4 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (1.25%) Liquibase
5 4 (1.25%) SonarQube
5 4 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.25%) Subversion
6 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.31%) Gradle
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 51 (15.99%) Finance
2 27 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.82%) Marketing
4 5 (1.57%) Billing
5 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.63%) Banking
6 2 (0.63%) German Language
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Military
6 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) French Language
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (28.53%) Network Engineer
2 48 (15.05%) Architect
3 40 (12.54%) Network Architect
4 31 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (8.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 27 (8.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 25 (7.84%) Security Architect
8 24 (7.52%) Network Security Architect
9 21 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (6.27%) Security Engineer
10 20 (6.27%) Support Engineer
11 19 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
13 16 (5.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 14 (4.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 13 (4.08%) Consultant
15 13 (4.08%) Designer
16 11 (3.45%) Administrator
16 11 (3.45%) Juniper Architect
16 11 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.78%) Servlets
2 26 (8.15%) 802.1X
3 24 (7.52%) J2EE
4 18 (5.64%) .NET
5 17 (5.33%) CSS
5 17 (5.33%) LAMP
5 17 (5.33%) LAPP Stack
5 17 (5.33%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (1.88%) Web Services
7 5 (1.57%) ELK Stack
7 5 (1.57%) XML
8 4 (1.25%) MCollective
8 4 (1.25%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.63%) COM
10 1 (0.31%) HTML
10 1 (0.31%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 75 (23.51%) Data Centre
2 55 (17.24%) PKI
3 30 (9.40%) Management Information System
4 27 (8.46%) CESG
5 26 (8.15%) Cryptography
6 22 (6.90%) YubiKey
7 17 (5.33%) Computer Science
8 16 (5.02%) Client/Server
9 15 (4.70%) Public Cloud
10 11 (3.45%) iPad
11 9 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (2.51%) Clustering
12 8 (2.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (2.51%) Driving Licence
12 8 (2.51%) RSA SecurID
13 6 (1.88%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (1.57%) N-Tier
15 4 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 120 (37.62%) Windows
2 116 (36.36%) Linux
3 46 (14.42%) Windows Server
4 34 (10.66%) Unix
5 19 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (4.70%) CentOS
6 15 (4.70%) Ubuntu
6 15 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.70%) Windows Vista
7 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.51%) Solaris
8 8 (2.51%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.51%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.25%) Debian
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.94%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.31%) AIX
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.33%) Load Balancing
2 69 (21.63%) ITIL
3 63 (19.75%) Change Management
4 54 (16.93%) Network Design
5 50 (15.67%) DevOps
6 43 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (11.60%) Configuration Management
8 30 (9.40%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 29 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.15%) Change Control
11 25 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (7.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 23 (7.21%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 22 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (6.58%) Open Source
16 20 (6.27%) Information Assurance
16 20 (6.27%) Network Management
16 20 (6.27%) Risk Management
17 19 (5.96%) Capacity Management
17 19 (5.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.23%) Python
2 37 (11.60%) Java
3 24 (7.52%) Ruby
4 21 (6.58%) Bash Shell
5 17 (5.33%) Perl
6 15 (4.70%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.51%) SQL
9 7 (2.19%) C++
10 5 (1.57%) C
10 5 (1.57%) C#
10 5 (1.57%) VB
10 5 (1.57%) VBScript
11 4 (1.25%) PHP
12 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.63%) Lisp
13 1 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 103 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (25.08%) Security Cleared
3 72 (22.57%) SC Cleared
4 64 (20.06%) CCNP
5 49 (15.36%) CCNA
6 31 (9.72%) JNCIA
7 29 (9.09%) CCIE
7 29 (9.09%) Degree
8 28 (8.78%) CISSP
9 27 (8.46%) JNCIS
10 20 (6.27%) CESG Certified Professional
11 18 (5.64%) JNCIP
12 13 (4.08%) CCDP
13 12 (3.76%) CEH
14 11 (3.45%) DV Cleared
14 11 (3.45%) MCSA
14 11 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (2.82%) MCSE
16 8 (2.51%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (2.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.39%) RMADS
2 12 (3.76%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.45%) SLA
4 7 (2.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.31%) MiFID
6 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 57 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (13.17%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.96%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (5.02%) vSphere
6 15 (4.70%) Samba
6 15 (4.70%) vCloud
7 12 (3.76%) Sendmail
7 12 (3.76%) Xen
8 10 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.51%) Postfix
9 8 (2.51%) ProxySG
10 7 (2.19%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.88%) iptables
12 5 (1.57%) Docker
13 4 (1.25%) Firmware
13 4 (1.25%) Squid
13 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.25%) XenServer
14 3 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (16.30%) Puppet
2 26 (8.15%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (5.02%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (4.39%) Nagios
5 11 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (2.51%) FortiGate
6 8 (2.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (2.51%) ZABBIX
7 7 (2.19%) Ansible
7 7 (2.19%) OpenView
8 6 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.57%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.57%) Cacti
10 4 (1.25%) Kibana
10 4 (1.25%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.25%) logstash
10 4 (1.25%) Nessus
10 4 (1.25%) Packer
10 4 (1.25%) SCCM
10 4 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (45.14%) Cisco
2 100 (31.35%) Juniper
3 87 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 86 (26.96%) F5
5 67 (21.00%) VMware
6 61 (19.12%) Palo Alto
7 52 (16.30%) CheckPoint
8 40 (12.54%) Citrix
9 28 (8.78%) Oracle
10 27 (8.46%) Aerohive Networks
11 24 (7.52%) HP
12 21 (6.58%) Red Hat
13 19 (5.96%) Blue Coat
14 15 (4.70%) NetApp
15 12 (3.76%) Google
16 11 (3.45%) SolarWinds
17 9 (2.82%) Dell
18 8 (2.51%) Extreme Networks
19 7 (2.19%) Splunk
20 6 (1.88%) Aruba
South East
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £470 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago