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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 430 447 427
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing IPsec 152 113 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 1.73% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 77
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £245 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £34.75 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £27.50
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
7747 6541 8360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3663 3882
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 361 651
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
London +39 72 £400 +6.66% 15
South East -2 45 £328 -18.12% 22
North West +8 9 £400 -13.51% 2
East of England -24 8 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands +2 7 - -
South West -24 4 £388 - 4
Yorkshire +3 3 - - 2
West Midlands -12 2 - - 2
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 187 (67.51%) VPN
2 178 (64.26%) Firewall
3 169 (61.01%) Cisco
4 125 (45.13%) BGP
5 120 (43.32%) DNS
5 120 (43.32%) WAN
6 105 (37.91%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (36.82%) LAN
8 99 (35.74%) OSPF
9 98 (35.38%) MPLS
10 85 (30.69%) CheckPoint
11 82 (29.60%) TCP/IP
12 80 (28.88%) Windows
13 78 (28.16%) Network Security
14 77 (27.80%) Cisco ASA
14 77 (27.80%) Juniper
15 75 (27.08%) DHCP
16 74 (26.71%) VMware
17 68 (24.55%) CCNP
18 66 (23.83%) Microsoft
19 63 (22.74%) SSL
20 61 (22.02%) Load Balancing
21 57 (20.58%) Linux
22 56 (20.22%) SNMP
23 55 (19.86%) VoIP
23 55 (19.86%) Wireless
24 53 (19.13%) Active Directory
25 51 (18.41%) Network Management
26 50 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
27 49 (17.69%) Cisco PIX

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (17.69%) Apache
2 33 (11.91%) IIS
3 26 (9.39%) nginx
4 24 (8.66%) WebSphere
5 20 (7.22%) MS Exchange
6 19 (6.86%) Tomcat
7 17 (6.14%) SharePoint
8 15 (5.42%) Jetty
9 11 (3.97%) Confluence
9 11 (3.97%) Lync
9 11 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (3.97%) MediaWiki
10 7 (2.53%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.44%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (6.86%) Google App Engine
2 19 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (67.51%) VPN
2 178 (64.26%) Firewall
3 125 (45.13%) BGP
4 120 (43.32%) DNS
4 120 (43.32%) WAN
5 102 (36.82%) LAN
6 99 (35.74%) OSPF
7 98 (35.38%) MPLS
8 82 (29.60%) TCP/IP
9 78 (28.16%) Network Security
10 77 (27.80%) Cisco ASA
11 75 (27.08%) DHCP
12 63 (22.74%) SSL
13 56 (20.22%) SNMP
14 55 (19.86%) VoIP
14 55 (19.86%) Wireless
15 49 (17.69%) Cisco PIX
16 43 (15.52%) EIGRP
17 40 (14.44%) Ethernet
18 39 (14.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.14%) MySQL
3 11 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.61%) DB2
5 2 (0.72%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (9.03%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.33%) Subversion
3 11 (3.97%) JIRA
3 11 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.97%) Hudson
4 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 42 (15.16%) Telecoms
2 21 (7.58%) Finance
3 8 (2.89%) Banking
4 7 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.53%) Local Government
5 5 (1.81%) Retail
6 3 (1.08%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 84 (30.32%) Network Engineer
2 30 (10.83%) Architect
3 26 (9.39%) IP Engineer
4 25 (9.03%) Design Engineer
5 23 (8.30%) Consultant
5 23 (8.30%) Security Engineer
6 18 (6.50%) Analyst
7 14 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (5.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (4.33%) Network Specialist
8 12 (4.33%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (3.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (3.61%) Network Analyst
10 10 (3.61%) Network Consultant
11 8 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.89%) Administrator
11 8 (2.89%) Security Consultant
11 8 (2.89%) Network Support
11 8 (2.89%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (2.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.66%) .NET
2 15 (5.42%) Servlets
3 14 (5.05%) J2EE
4 11 (3.97%) LAMP
5 10 (3.61%) Regular Expression
6 6 (2.17%) XMPP
7 4 (1.44%) SAML
7 4 (1.44%) Web Services
8 2 (0.72%) WAP
9 1 (0.36%) Middleware
9 1 (0.36%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.58%) PKI
2 18 (6.50%) Clustering
2 18 (6.50%) Open Source
3 15 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.97%) Wiki
5 7 (2.53%) Firmware
6 6 (2.17%) SecurID
7 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.44%) NHS
8 4 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.08%) Replication
9 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.08%) CESG
9 3 (1.08%) e-Health
10 2 (0.72%) DTV
10 2 (0.72%) Handset
10 2 (0.72%) User Experience
11 1 (0.36%) FMCG
11 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 80 (28.88%) Windows
2 57 (20.58%) Linux
3 25 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (7.94%) UNIX
5 14 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.97%) Debian
7 10 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.61%) SUSE
7 10 (3.61%) AIX
7 10 (3.61%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (2.53%) CentOS
8 7 (2.53%) Solaris
9 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.02%) Load Balancing
2 51 (18.41%) Network Management
3 35 (12.64%) Network Architecture
3 35 (12.64%) ITIL
3 35 (12.64%) Network Design
4 28 (10.11%) Migration
5 27 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (8.66%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (7.22%) Configuration Management
9 19 (6.86%) Change Management
9 19 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (6.86%) Validation
9 19 (6.86%) DevOps
10 15 (5.42%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (4.69%) Service Management
11 13 (4.69%) Data Modelling
12 11 (3.97%) Automated Testing
12 11 (3.97%) Unit Testing
12 11 (3.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.72%) SQL
2 36 (13.00%) Java
3 26 (9.39%) Perl
4 15 (5.42%) PHP
5 12 (4.33%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.33%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.97%) Ruby
7 10 (3.61%) C
8 5 (1.81%) VBScript
9 1 (0.36%) Python
9 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (37.91%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (24.55%) CCNP
3 44 (15.88%) CCIE
4 40 (14.44%) Security Cleared
5 39 (14.08%) CCNA
6 32 (11.55%) SC Cleared
7 25 (9.03%) CISSP
8 19 (6.86%) CCSP
8 19 (6.86%) Check Point Certification
9 17 (6.14%) CCDP
10 10 (3.61%) Degree
11 6 (2.17%) CCSE
12 4 (1.44%) CCSA
12 4 (1.44%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.44%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.44%) ISEB
12 4 (1.44%) MCSE
12 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.94%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.89%) SLA
3 4 (1.44%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (19.13%) Active Directory
2 50 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.22%) Xen
4 16 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.78%) vSphere
5 12 (4.33%) XenServer
6 11 (3.97%) Postfix
6 11 (3.97%) Samba
7 10 (3.61%) FreeRADIUS
8 9 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.44%) Shibboleth
9 4 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.08%) NFS
10 3 (1.08%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.08%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.72%) RACF
12 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (9.39%) Puppet
2 15 (5.42%) FortiGate
3 12 (4.33%) CA Spectrum
3 12 (4.33%) SCOM
4 11 (3.97%) ZABBIX
5 10 (3.61%) SCCM
5 10 (3.61%) SCOrch
6 9 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (2.89%) Backup Exec
8 6 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.81%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (1.44%) OpenView
10 4 (1.44%) SCSM
11 3 (1.08%) Salt
11 3 (1.08%) Nessus
11 3 (1.08%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
12 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 169 (61.01%) Cisco
2 85 (30.69%) CheckPoint
3 77 (27.80%) Juniper
4 74 (26.71%) VMware
5 66 (23.83%) Microsoft
6 44 (15.88%) F5
7 40 (14.44%) HP
8 35 (12.64%) Citrix
9 32 (11.55%) Oracle
10 28 (10.11%) Nokia
11 21 (7.58%) Redback
12 20 (7.22%) Radware
13 19 (6.86%) Google
14 18 (6.50%) Huawei
14 18 (6.50%) Fortinet
14 18 (6.50%) IBM
15 16 (5.78%) Blue Coat
16 15 (5.42%) Dell
16 15 (5.42%) Red Hat
17 14 (5.05%) Ericsson
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