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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 460 406 477
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +71
Contract jobs citing IPsec 177 230 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 3.07% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 135 70
Median daily rate £438 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.42 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +78.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £28.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +13.20%
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
7887 7492 7543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.66% 14.14% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4355 4121
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 468 428
Median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £47.83 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -36 81 £475 +9.19% 9
South East -7 46 £450 +9.75% 8
South West 0 16 £363 -19.44% 2
Yorkshire -1 10 £500 +5.26%
East of England - 9 £323 -
North West +8 7 £375 -21.05% 4
West Midlands -29 4 - - 2
North East -30 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 2
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 190 (54.91%) VPN
2 161 (46.53%) Firewall
3 142 (41.04%) Cisco
4 141 (40.75%) DNS
5 138 (39.88%) TCP/IP
5 138 (39.88%) Linux
6 136 (39.31%) Windows
7 119 (34.39%) DHCP
8 117 (33.82%) BGP
9 106 (30.64%) OSPF
10 105 (30.35%) Cisco Certification
11 104 (30.06%) SSL
12 103 (29.77%) WAN
13 101 (29.19%) Juniper
14 100 (28.90%) Microsoft
15 95 (27.46%) MPLS
16 90 (26.01%) Load Balancing
17 88 (25.43%) Security Cleared
18 83 (23.99%) LAN
19 82 (23.70%) Network Security
20 79 (22.83%) HTTP
21 77 (22.25%) SC Cleared
22 76 (21.97%) F5
23 74 (21.39%) Data Centre
24 73 (21.10%) FTP
25 71 (20.52%) VMware
26 67 (19.36%) CCNP
27 64 (18.50%) ITIL
28 61 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
29 60 (17.34%) Wireless

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 34 (9.83%) nginx
2 32 (9.25%) IIS
2 32 (9.25%) Tomcat
3 30 (8.67%) Jetty
3 30 (8.67%) Mongrel
3 30 (8.67%) WebSphere
4 25 (7.23%) MS Exchange
5 19 (5.49%) Apache
6 12 (3.47%) MQSeries
7 8 (2.31%) Confluence
8 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.16%) JBoss
10 4 (1.16%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.16%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.47%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.16%) IaaS
5 4 (1.16%) Office 365
5 4 (1.16%) PaaS
5 4 (1.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 190 (54.91%) VPN
2 161 (46.53%) Firewall
3 141 (40.75%) DNS
4 138 (39.88%) TCP/IP
5 119 (34.39%) DHCP
6 117 (33.82%) BGP
7 106 (30.64%) OSPF
8 104 (30.06%) SSL
9 103 (29.77%) WAN
10 95 (27.46%) MPLS
11 83 (23.99%) LAN
12 82 (23.70%) Network Security
13 79 (22.83%) HTTP
14 73 (21.10%) FTP
15 60 (17.34%) Wireless
16 59 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
17 52 (15.03%) Internet
18 43 (12.43%) EIGRP
19 42 (12.14%) Cisco Nexus
19 42 (12.14%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.56%) MySQL
2 29 (8.38%) MongoDB
2 29 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (7.80%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.47%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.18%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.45%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (13.58%) Jenkins
2 37 (10.69%) Travis CI
3 9 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.31%) JIRA
5 6 (1.73%) Ant
5 6 (1.73%) JUnit
5 6 (1.73%) Maven
6 4 (1.16%) Hudson
6 4 (1.16%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (1.16%) Liquibase
6 4 (1.16%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.16%) Subversion
7 2 (0.58%) Gradle
7 2 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) AppScan
8 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.29%) GitLab
General
1 46 (13.29%) Finance
2 26 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.62%) Marketing
4 5 (1.45%) Billing
5 4 (1.16%) Retail
6 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.87%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.58%) German Language
7 2 (0.58%) Military
7 2 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (26.88%) Network Engineer
2 44 (12.72%) Architect
3 36 (10.40%) Network Architect
4 33 (9.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (8.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 27 (7.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 25 (7.23%) Security Architect
8 24 (6.94%) Network Security Architect
9 23 (6.65%) Linux Engineer
9 23 (6.65%) Security Engineer
9 23 (6.65%) Support Engineer
10 19 (5.49%) Consultant
11 17 (4.91%) Designer
11 17 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 17 (4.91%) Senior Network Engineer
12 15 (4.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.47%) Administrator
13 12 (3.47%) Analyst
13 12 (3.47%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.67%) Servlets
2 26 (7.51%) .NET
2 26 (7.51%) J2EE
3 25 (7.23%) CSS
4 23 (6.65%) 802.1X
5 18 (5.20%) LAMP
5 18 (5.20%) LAPP Stack
5 18 (5.20%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (3.76%) XML
7 6 (1.73%) Web Services
8 4 (1.16%) ELK Stack
8 4 (1.16%) MCollective
8 4 (1.16%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.58%) WireMock
10 1 (0.29%) HTML
10 1 (0.29%) Sensu
10 1 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.39%) Data Centre
2 58 (16.76%) PKI
3 32 (9.25%) CESG
4 26 (7.51%) Management Information System
5 25 (7.23%) Cryptography
6 23 (6.65%) Public Cloud
7 22 (6.36%) YubiKey
8 21 (6.07%) Client/Server
9 20 (5.78%) Computer Science
10 11 (3.18%) iPad
10 11 (3.18%) RSA SecurID
11 9 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (2.31%) Clustering
13 7 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (1.73%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (1.45%) Blackberry
15 5 (1.45%) N-Tier
16 4 (1.16%) Mathematics
16 4 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 138 (39.88%) Linux
2 136 (39.31%) Windows
3 52 (15.03%) Windows Server
4 33 (9.54%) Unix
5 27 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (7.23%) Ubuntu
7 18 (5.20%) Windows Vista
8 16 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (4.34%) CentOS
10 11 (3.18%) Windows 10
10 11 (3.18%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.89%) Solaris
12 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (1.16%) Debian
15 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.29%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.29%) Mandriva Linux
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.01%) Load Balancing
2 64 (18.50%) ITIL
3 55 (15.90%) Change Management
3 55 (15.90%) DevOps
4 52 (15.03%) Network Design
5 46 (13.29%) Configuration Management
6 42 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (9.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 29 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (8.09%) Mentoring
10 26 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (7.23%) Change Control
11 25 (7.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 24 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (6.94%) Risk Management
13 23 (6.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 22 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (6.36%) Information Assurance
15 21 (6.07%) Penetration Testing
15 21 (6.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.29%) Java
1 46 (13.29%) Python
2 29 (8.38%) Ruby
3 26 (7.51%) Perl
4 24 (6.94%) Bash Shell
5 21 (6.07%) PowerShell
6 18 (5.20%) C
6 18 (5.20%) C++
7 16 (4.62%) C#
8 15 (4.34%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.76%) VBScript
10 12 (3.47%) VB
11 7 (2.02%) SQL
12 5 (1.45%) PHP
13 3 (0.87%) Tcl
14 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.58%) Korn
14 2 (0.58%) Lisp
15 1 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 105 (30.35%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (25.43%) Security Cleared
3 77 (22.25%) SC Cleared
4 67 (19.36%) CCNP
5 50 (14.45%) CCNA
6 34 (9.83%) Degree
7 31 (8.96%) JNCIA
8 29 (8.38%) CISSP
9 27 (7.80%) JNCIS
10 24 (6.94%) CCIE
11 22 (6.36%) CESG Certified Professional
11 22 (6.36%) JNCIP
12 17 (4.91%) DV Cleared
13 14 (4.05%) MCSE
13 14 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (3.76%) CEH
14 13 (3.76%) MCSA
14 13 (3.76%) MCSD
15 11 (3.18%) CCDP
16 8 (2.31%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.91%) RMADS
2 10 (2.89%) SLA
3 8 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.58%) QA
7 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 61 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (13.29%) Active Directory
3 27 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.78%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (4.62%) Samba
6 15 (4.34%) Sendmail
6 15 (4.34%) vCloud
7 11 (3.18%) vSphere
8 10 (2.89%) Xen
9 8 (2.31%) Docker
9 8 (2.31%) Postfix
9 8 (2.31%) ProxySG
9 8 (2.31%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.73%) iptables
11 4 (1.16%) Firmware
11 4 (1.16%) Squid
11 4 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.16%) XenServer
12 3 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 57 (16.47%) Puppet
2 31 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 16 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (4.34%) Nagios
6 11 (3.18%) Ansible
7 10 (2.89%) FortiGate
8 8 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (2.31%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (2.31%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.02%) OpenView
10 6 (1.73%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.45%) Cacti
11 5 (1.45%) logstash
12 4 (1.16%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.16%) Kibana
12 4 (1.16%) Packer
12 4 (1.16%) Rancher
12 4 (1.16%) SCCM
12 4 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 142 (41.04%) Cisco
2 101 (29.19%) Juniper
3 100 (28.90%) Microsoft
4 76 (21.97%) F5
5 71 (20.52%) VMware
6 59 (17.05%) CheckPoint
7 55 (15.90%) Palo Alto
8 42 (12.14%) Citrix
9 34 (9.83%) Oracle
10 31 (8.96%) Red Hat
11 27 (7.80%) Aerohive Networks
12 21 (6.07%) Blue Coat
12 21 (6.07%) HP
13 17 (4.91%) NetApp
14 12 (3.47%) Google
15 11 (3.18%) SolarWinds
16 9 (2.60%) Dell
17 8 (2.31%) Extreme Networks
18 6 (1.73%) Splunk
19 5 (1.45%) Sourcefire
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