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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 362 452 456
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +4
Contract jobs citing IPsec 247 134 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 1.79% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 69 55
Average daily rate
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£435 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £259 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.83 £25.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.56% +27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+83.96% -
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
7420 7485 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.81% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4156 3601
Average daily rate £375 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 420 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +45 101 £435 +5.71% 12
South East +5 71 £379 +16.53% 14
South West +16 26 £475 +15.15% 6
Yorkshire -14 17 £450 - 4
North East - 16 £488 - 1
North West -27 10 £475 +69.64% 1
Midlands - 2 £500 -
West Midlands +7 1 £400 - 1
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 282 (67.79%) Cisco
2 241 (57.93%) Firewall
3 237 (56.97%) VPN
4 197 (47.36%) TCP/IP
5 189 (45.43%) WAN
6 185 (44.47%) BGP
7 179 (43.03%) LAN
8 173 (41.59%) DNS
9 164 (39.42%) OSPF
10 162 (38.94%) SSL
11 159 (38.22%) Juniper
12 158 (37.98%) Cisco Certification
13 147 (35.34%) MPLS
14 144 (34.62%) Linux
15 129 (31.01%) CheckPoint
15 129 (31.01%) Cisco ASA
16 128 (30.77%) DHCP
17 125 (30.05%) Network Security
18 119 (28.61%) Wireless
19 108 (25.96%) CCNP
20 107 (25.72%) EIGRP
21 105 (25.24%) Data Centre
22 103 (24.76%) VMware
23 94 (22.60%) F5
24 91 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
25 87 (20.91%) FTP
26 86 (20.67%) HTTP
27 82 (19.71%) Microsoft
27 82 (19.71%) Windows
28 80 (19.23%) Configuration Management

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 63 (15.14%) nginx
2 62 (14.90%) Tomcat
3 58 (13.94%) Apache
4 57 (13.70%) WebSphere
4 57 (13.70%) Jetty
5 55 (13.22%) IIS
6 6 (1.44%) Confluence
7 5 (1.20%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.72%) Lync
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.24%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.40%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.40%) MS Office
3 9 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (13.94%) Amazon EC2
3 55 (13.22%) Google App Engine
3 55 (13.22%) Cloud Computing
3 55 (13.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.92%) SaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.72%) IaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Office 365
7 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 241 (57.93%) Firewall
2 237 (56.97%) VPN
3 197 (47.36%) TCP/IP
4 189 (45.43%) WAN
5 185 (44.47%) BGP
6 179 (43.03%) LAN
7 173 (41.59%) DNS
8 164 (39.42%) OSPF
9 162 (38.94%) SSL
10 147 (35.34%) MPLS
11 129 (31.01%) Cisco ASA
12 128 (30.77%) DHCP
13 125 (30.05%) Network Security
14 119 (28.61%) Wireless
15 107 (25.72%) EIGRP
16 87 (20.91%) FTP
17 86 (20.67%) HTTP
18 77 (18.51%) VoIP
18 77 (18.51%) VLAN
19 76 (18.27%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.57%) MongoDB
2 17 (4.09%) MySQL
3 9 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.20%) MariaDB
5 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.96%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.72%) Big Data
6 3 (0.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 63 (15.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (2.16%) JIRA
4 8 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.68%) Metasploit
6 5 (1.20%) RSpec
6 5 (1.20%) GitLab
7 4 (0.96%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.96%) Subversion
8 3 (0.72%) JMeter
8 3 (0.72%) Selenium
8 3 (0.72%) JProfiler
8 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.72%) JConsole
8 3 (0.72%) VisualVM
8 3 (0.72%) YourKit
9 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.24%) Hudson
9 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (15.38%) Finance
2 27 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.29%) Banking
4 20 (4.81%) Multimedia
5 9 (2.16%) Electronics
6 8 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.20%) Billing
8 4 (0.96%) Retail
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
8 4 (0.96%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 170 (40.87%) Network Engineer
2 42 (10.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 38 (9.13%) Analyst
4 35 (8.41%) Consultant
5 29 (6.97%) Architect
6 25 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (5.05%) Network Support
8 21 (5.05%) Network Architect
9 20 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (4.81%) Service Analyst
10 19 (4.57%) Security Engineer
10 19 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.85%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.37%) DevOps Consultant
13 13 (3.13%) Designer
13 13 (3.13%) Network Consultant
13 13 (3.13%) Network Analyst
14 12 (2.88%) Network Support Engineer
15 11 (2.64%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (16.35%) 802.1X
2 64 (15.38%) .NET
3 55 (13.22%) J2EE
3 55 (13.22%) Servlets
4 11 (2.64%) Web Services
5 8 (1.92%) LAMP
5 8 (1.92%) CSS
6 7 (1.68%) SAML
7 5 (1.20%) XML
7 5 (1.20%) REST
7 5 (1.20%) MCollective
7 5 (1.20%) XMPP
8 4 (0.96%) JSF
8 4 (0.96%) JMS
9 3 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.72%) Java EE
10 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.24%) EJB
11 1 (0.24%) JSP
11 1 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (25.24%) Data Centre
2 51 (12.26%) PKI
3 41 (9.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 23 (5.53%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.64%) e-Health
8 10 (2.40%) Clustering
9 9 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.16%) DataPower
10 8 (1.92%) SecurID
11 7 (1.68%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.72%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.72%) BBC
13 3 (0.72%) CESG
13 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.48%) Life Science
14 2 (0.48%) Eurex
15 1 (0.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 144 (34.62%) Linux
2 82 (19.71%) Windows
3 43 (10.34%) UNIX
4 25 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.16%) Solaris
6 7 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.68%) CentOS
7 5 (1.20%) SmartOS
7 5 (1.20%) CoreOS
7 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.96%) Debian
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.23%) Configuration Management
2 66 (15.87%) ITIL
3 65 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 51 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (12.26%) DevOps
5 46 (11.06%) Network Management
5 46 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (11.06%) Open Source
6 40 (9.62%) Network Design
7 37 (8.89%) Automated Testing
8 33 (7.93%) Unit Testing
9 32 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
10 28 (6.73%) Time Management
11 27 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
12 24 (5.77%) Network Architecture
13 23 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
13 23 (5.53%) Change Control
14 18 (4.33%) WAN Optimisation
15 17 (4.09%) Service Management
16 16 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.83%) Java
2 18 (4.33%) Perl
3 16 (3.85%) C
4 15 (3.61%) VB
4 15 (3.61%) Python
5 13 (3.13%) C++
6 11 (2.64%) PHP
7 10 (2.40%) Ruby
8 9 (2.16%) C#
9 7 (1.68%) SQL
10 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.20%) Tcl
10 5 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.96%) VBScript
12 3 (0.72%) Lisp
13 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 158 (37.98%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (25.96%) CCNP
3 77 (18.51%) Security Cleared
4 63 (15.14%) SC Cleared
5 60 (14.42%) Degree
6 49 (11.78%) CCIE
7 48 (11.54%) CCNA
8 16 (3.85%) JNCIS
9 15 (3.61%) CCSA
10 14 (3.37%) CCSE
11 10 (2.40%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.44%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.44%) JNCIP
12 6 (1.44%) CCENT
12 6 (1.44%) CCSP
13 5 (1.20%) CISSP
13 5 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.96%) CCDP
14 4 (0.96%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.57%) SLA
2 11 (2.64%) QA
3 6 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 91 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (9.62%) Xen
3 35 (8.41%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.88%) Snort
4 12 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.40%) Squid
5 10 (2.40%) VirtualBox
6 8 (1.92%) Varnish
6 8 (1.92%) Docker
7 7 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.44%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.44%) iptables
8 6 (1.44%) XenServer
9 5 (1.20%) Btrfs
9 5 (1.20%) LXC
9 5 (1.20%) Shibboleth
9 5 (1.20%) vCloud
9 5 (1.20%) KVM
10 4 (0.96%) NFS
11 3 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 50 (12.02%) Puppet
2 49 (11.78%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (4.57%) RANCID
5 18 (4.33%) CA Spectrum
6 14 (3.37%) Nagios
7 11 (2.64%) Cacti
8 8 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (1.68%) Nmap
10 6 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (1.44%) Nessus
10 6 (1.44%) NetCrunch
10 6 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (1.44%) Ansible
11 5 (1.20%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.20%) systemd
11 5 (1.20%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.20%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 282 (67.79%) Cisco
2 159 (38.22%) Juniper
3 129 (31.01%) CheckPoint
4 103 (24.76%) VMware
5 94 (22.60%) F5
6 82 (19.71%) Microsoft
7 58 (13.94%) SolarWinds
8 57 (13.70%) Blue Coat
9 55 (13.22%) Google
10 42 (10.10%) Infoblox
11 38 (9.13%) Citrix
12 35 (8.41%) Aruba
13 26 (6.25%) Red Hat
14 22 (5.29%) IronPort
15 19 (4.57%) CA
16 18 (4.33%) Riverbed
17 13 (3.13%) Nokia
18 12 (2.88%) HP
19 11 (2.64%) Fortinet
20 10 (2.40%) Dell
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