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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 429 434 464
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +30
Contract jobs citing IPsec 207 183 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 2.49% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 112 61
Median daily rate £430 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% +24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.92 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 - £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 - £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £25.50
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
8066 7349 6699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.16% 14.25% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4979 4266 3610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 451 400
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
South East +23 80 £409 +2.25% 10
London -23 73 £500 +16.27% 15
South West +7 24 £363 -19.44% 1
Yorkshire +12 10 £500 +11.11%
East of England - 6 £375 - 2
North West -10 5 £375 -14.28% 2
West Midlands - 5 - - 2
North East -42 2 £540 +91.48% 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 216 (56.54%) VPN
2 180 (47.12%) Firewall
3 179 (46.86%) Cisco
4 158 (41.36%) Linux
5 155 (40.58%) DNS
6 153 (40.05%) BGP
7 147 (38.48%) TCP/IP
8 145 (37.96%) Cisco Certification
9 140 (36.65%) OSPF
10 135 (35.34%) Juniper
10 135 (35.34%) WAN
11 134 (35.08%) DHCP
11 134 (35.08%) MPLS
12 132 (34.55%) Windows
13 120 (31.41%) Security Cleared
14 109 (28.53%) SC Cleared
15 102 (26.70%) SSL
16 97 (25.39%) CCNP
17 92 (24.08%) Microsoft
17 92 (24.08%) Load Balancing
18 89 (23.30%) Network Security
19 86 (22.51%) LAN
20 81 (21.20%) FTP
21 80 (20.94%) HTTP
22 78 (20.42%) F5
23 72 (18.85%) ITIL
24 69 (18.06%) VMware
24 69 (18.06%) Data Centre
25 67 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
26 64 (16.75%) PKI

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 37 (9.69%) nginx
2 35 (9.16%) IIS
3 34 (8.90%) Tomcat
4 32 (8.38%) Jetty
4 32 (8.38%) WebSphere
5 21 (5.50%) MS Exchange
6 17 (4.45%) Apache
7 12 (3.14%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.31%) Confluence
8 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.05%) JBoss
9 4 (1.05%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 45 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.28%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (3.66%) Google App Engine
3 14 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.31%) IaaS
4 5 (1.31%) PaaS
4 5 (1.31%) SaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 216 (56.54%) VPN
2 180 (47.12%) Firewall
3 155 (40.58%) DNS
4 153 (40.05%) BGP
5 147 (38.48%) TCP/IP
6 140 (36.65%) OSPF
7 135 (35.34%) WAN
8 134 (35.08%) DHCP
8 134 (35.08%) MPLS
9 102 (26.70%) SSL
10 89 (23.30%) Network Security
11 86 (22.51%) LAN
12 81 (21.20%) FTP
13 80 (20.94%) HTTP
14 67 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
15 63 (16.49%) EIGRP
16 58 (15.18%) Wireless
17 56 (14.66%) Internet
18 50 (13.09%) Cisco Nexus
19 48 (12.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.21%) MySQL
2 30 (7.85%) MongoDB
2 30 (7.85%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.40%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.88%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.57%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.05%) DB2
8 4 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (12.04%) Jenkins
2 38 (9.95%) Travis CI
3 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.31%) JIRA
4 4 (1.05%) Hudson
4 4 (1.05%) Subversion
4 4 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.79%) Ant
5 3 (0.79%) Gradle
5 3 (0.79%) JUnit
5 3 (0.79%) Maven
5 3 (0.79%) Selenium
6 2 (0.52%) GitLab
7 1 (0.26%) AppScan
7 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.26%) RSpec
General
1 42 (10.99%) Finance
2 26 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.19%) Marketing
4 6 (1.57%) Military
5 4 (1.05%) Billing
6 3 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.79%) Retail
7 2 (0.52%) German Language
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (26.18%) Network Engineer
2 45 (11.78%) Designer
3 44 (11.52%) Architect
4 38 (9.95%) Network Architect
4 38 (9.95%) Network Designer
5 32 (8.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (7.59%) Security Engineer
7 27 (7.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 26 (6.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 25 (6.54%) Network Security Architect
9 25 (6.54%) Security Architect
10 23 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
10 23 (6.02%) Support Engineer
11 21 (5.50%) IP Designer
12 19 (4.97%) Senior Network Engineer
13 18 (4.71%) Consultant
14 16 (4.19%) Analyst
14 16 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (4.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 14 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.38%) Servlets
2 29 (7.59%) .NET
2 29 (7.59%) J2EE
3 26 (6.81%) 802.1X
4 24 (6.28%) CSS
5 18 (4.71%) LEMP Stack
6 17 (4.45%) LAMP
6 17 (4.45%) LAPP Stack
7 13 (3.40%) XML
8 4 (1.05%) Web Services
9 3 (0.79%) RSS
9 3 (0.79%) WireMock
10 1 (0.26%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.26%) HTML
10 1 (0.26%) MCollective
10 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.26%) SAML
10 1 (0.26%) Sensu
10 1 (0.26%) SOAP
10 1 (0.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 64 (16.75%) PKI
3 29 (7.59%) Management Information System
4 27 (7.07%) CESG
5 25 (6.54%) Computer Science
6 23 (6.02%) YubiKey
7 22 (5.76%) Cryptography
7 22 (5.76%) Public Cloud
8 17 (4.45%) Client/Server
9 14 (3.66%) RSA SecurID
10 12 (3.14%) Clustering
11 11 (2.88%) iPad
12 9 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (2.09%) Blackberry
13 8 (2.09%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.31%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.31%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.31%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 158 (41.36%) Linux
2 132 (34.55%) Windows
3 50 (13.09%) Windows Server
4 32 (8.38%) Unix
5 27 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (6.02%) Ubuntu
7 16 (4.19%) CentOS
8 15 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.93%) Windows Vista
9 14 (3.66%) Solaris
10 9 (2.36%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.36%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.05%) Debian
14 2 (0.52%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.26%) CatOS
15 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.26%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.08%) Load Balancing
2 72 (18.85%) ITIL
3 55 (14.40%) Change Management
4 53 (13.87%) DevOps
5 52 (13.61%) Configuration Management
6 50 (13.09%) Network Design
7 37 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (8.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 27 (7.07%) Change Control
9 27 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (7.07%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 26 (6.81%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.28%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 22 (5.76%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (5.24%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (5.24%) Process Improvement
13 20 (5.24%) Service Management
14 19 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (4.97%) Capacity Management
14 19 (4.97%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (12.83%) Java
2 43 (11.26%) Python
3 28 (7.33%) Ruby
4 27 (7.07%) Perl
5 23 (6.02%) Bash Shell
6 20 (5.24%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.71%) C
8 17 (4.45%) C++
9 16 (4.19%) C#
10 13 (3.40%) SQL
10 13 (3.40%) VBScript
11 12 (3.14%) VB
12 11 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.05%) PHP
14 3 (0.79%) Tcl
15 2 (0.52%) Korn
15 2 (0.52%) Lisp
16 1 (0.26%) Go
16 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 145 (37.96%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (31.41%) Security Cleared
3 109 (28.53%) SC Cleared
4 97 (25.39%) CCNP
5 54 (14.14%) CCNA
6 44 (11.52%) JNCIS
7 42 (10.99%) Degree
7 42 (10.99%) DV Cleared
8 35 (9.16%) JNCIA
9 34 (8.90%) JNCIP
10 26 (6.81%) CCIE
11 23 (6.02%) CISSP
12 17 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (4.19%) CESG Certified Professional
14 14 (3.66%) MCSE
15 13 (3.40%) MCSA
15 13 (3.40%) MCSD
16 10 (2.62%) CCDP
16 10 (2.62%) CEH
17 8 (2.09%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.40%) RMADS
2 11 (2.88%) SLA
3 8 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.52%) QA
7 1 (0.26%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.26%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 62 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (12.30%) Active Directory
3 27 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (4.19%) Samba
6 13 (3.40%) Sendmail
7 12 (3.14%) vSphere
8 11 (2.88%) vCloud
9 10 (2.62%) Xen
10 7 (1.83%) iptables
10 7 (1.83%) ProxySG
10 7 (1.83%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.31%) Docker
12 4 (1.05%) Firmware
12 4 (1.05%) Postfix
12 4 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.05%) XenServer
13 3 (0.79%) NFS
13 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (14.66%) Puppet
2 33 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.45%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (4.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (3.93%) Nagios
5 12 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (2.36%) Ansible
7 8 (2.09%) FortiGate
7 8 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (1.83%) OpenView
9 5 (1.31%) Netcool
9 5 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (1.31%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.31%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.05%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.79%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.79%) Nessus
12 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.52%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 179 (46.86%) Cisco
2 135 (35.34%) Juniper
3 92 (24.08%) Microsoft
4 78 (20.42%) F5
5 69 (18.06%) VMware
6 64 (16.75%) CheckPoint
7 63 (16.49%) Palo Alto
8 39 (10.21%) Citrix
9 33 (8.64%) Red Hat
10 27 (7.07%) Oracle
11 26 (6.81%) Aerohive Networks
12 22 (5.76%) Blue Coat
13 19 (4.97%) BT
14 18 (4.71%) HP
15 16 (4.19%) SolarWinds
16 15 (3.93%) NetApp
17 14 (3.66%) Google
18 9 (2.36%) Sourcefire
19 8 (2.09%) Extreme Networks
19 8 (2.09%) Splunk
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago