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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 417 451 433
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Contract jobs citing IPsec 168 117 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 1.83% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 61 45
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £364 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
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
7315 6402 6201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.80% 13.22% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3495 3161
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 368 511
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 3 June 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
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 3 June 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 +38 84 £350 - 9
South East -1 45 £400 +100.00% 23
North West -5 20 £300 -14.28% 5
Yorkshire -13 11 £288 -20.68% 2
South West +2 7 £450 +5.88% 3
North East - 6 £288 - 1
West Midlands -13 2 £325 - 2
East of England -3 1 £310 +37.77% 2
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IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 216 (67.92%) Cisco
2 181 (56.92%) Firewall
3 174 (54.72%) VPN
4 142 (44.65%) LAN
4 142 (44.65%) WAN
5 141 (44.34%) BGP
6 132 (41.51%) SSL
7 124 (38.99%) OSPF
8 123 (38.68%) Cisco Certification
8 123 (38.68%) TCP/IP
9 122 (38.36%) Juniper
10 116 (36.48%) Network Security
11 114 (35.85%) Linux
12 111 (34.91%) DNS
13 106 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
14 98 (30.82%) Data Centre
15 97 (30.50%) MPLS
16 89 (27.99%) CheckPoint
17 80 (25.16%) DHCP
18 79 (24.84%) CCNP
19 75 (23.58%) Wireless
20 74 (23.27%) VMware
21 71 (22.33%) F5
22 67 (21.07%) Citrix
23 65 (20.44%) EIGRP
24 62 (19.50%) Java
24 62 (19.50%) Security Cleared
25 60 (18.87%) Configuration Management
26 59 (18.55%) HTTP
27 58 (18.24%) Windows

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 48 (15.09%) Apache
2 35 (11.01%) IIS
2 35 (11.01%) nginx
3 30 (9.43%) Tomcat
4 25 (7.86%) Jetty
5 24 (7.55%) WebSphere
6 13 (4.09%) Confluence
6 13 (4.09%) MediaWiki
7 9 (2.83%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.89%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.14%) MS Office
3 6 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.49%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (7.23%) Google App Engine
2 23 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (56.92%) Firewall
2 174 (54.72%) VPN
3 142 (44.65%) LAN
3 142 (44.65%) WAN
4 141 (44.34%) BGP
5 132 (41.51%) SSL
6 124 (38.99%) OSPF
7 123 (38.68%) TCP/IP
8 116 (36.48%) Network Security
9 111 (34.91%) DNS
10 106 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 97 (30.50%) MPLS
12 80 (25.16%) DHCP
13 75 (23.58%) Wireless
14 65 (20.44%) EIGRP
15 59 (18.55%) HTTP
16 55 (17.30%) VLAN
17 52 (16.35%) FTP
17 52 (16.35%) Internet
18 50 (15.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.89%) MySQL
2 28 (8.81%) MongoDB
2 28 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.60%) NoSQL
3 21 (6.60%) RDBMS
4 15 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.63%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (16.35%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.40%) Subversion
2 14 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.09%) JIRA
3 13 (4.09%) Hudson
4 4 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.63%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.31%) Ant
General
1 55 (17.30%) Finance
2 36 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.97%) Multimedia
4 9 (2.83%) Electronics
5 8 (2.52%) Banking
6 6 (1.89%) Retail
6 6 (1.89%) Games
7 4 (1.26%) Publishing
8 3 (0.94%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Marketing
9 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (32.70%) Network Engineer
2 46 (14.47%) Analyst
3 28 (8.81%) Architect
3 28 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (7.55%) Network Architect
5 21 (6.60%) Network Analyst
6 20 (6.29%) Security Engineer
7 19 (5.97%) Security Analyst
8 16 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (4.72%) Design Engineer
9 15 (4.72%) Network Security Analyst
10 14 (4.40%) Consultant
11 11 (3.46%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (3.14%) Service Analyst
13 9 (2.83%) Network Specialist
13 9 (2.83%) IP Engineer
13 9 (2.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.12%) .NET
2 25 (7.86%) J2EE
3 24 (7.55%) Servlets
4 7 (2.20%) LAMP
5 6 (1.89%) SAML
6 4 (1.26%) Web Services
7 2 (0.63%) CSS
7 2 (0.63%) JSF
7 2 (0.63%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.31%) HTML
8 1 (0.31%) Ajax
8 1 (0.31%) Java EE
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.31%) JSP
8 1 (0.31%) SOAP
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) EJB
8 1 (0.31%) XML
8 1 (0.31%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (30.82%) Data Centre
2 35 (11.01%) PKI
3 31 (9.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.09%) Wiki
6 12 (3.77%) SecurID
7 11 (3.46%) Clustering
8 10 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.89%) DataPower
10 6 (1.89%) Online Games
11 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.26%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.94%) CESG
14 2 (0.63%) DTV
14 2 (0.63%) e-Health
14 2 (0.63%) Interactive TV
14 2 (0.63%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 114 (35.85%) Linux
2 58 (18.24%) Windows
3 32 (10.06%) UNIX
4 16 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.40%) CentOS
6 12 (3.77%) Solaris
7 11 (3.46%) Debian
7 11 (3.46%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.63%) AIX
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.63%) SUSE
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.87%) Configuration Management
2 55 (17.30%) Load Balancing
3 49 (15.41%) DevOps
4 48 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (14.47%) Open Source
6 41 (12.89%) ITIL
7 40 (12.58%) Network Management
8 33 (10.38%) Network Design
9 28 (8.81%) Automated Testing
10 26 (8.18%) DDoS Mitigation
11 24 (7.55%) Time Management
12 23 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (5.66%) Service Management
13 18 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (5.35%) Microservices
15 16 (5.03%) E-Commerce
15 16 (5.03%) Unit Testing
16 12 (3.77%) Security Architecture
16 12 (3.77%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.50%) Java
2 23 (7.23%) SQL
3 17 (5.35%) Perl
3 17 (5.35%) PHP
4 14 (4.40%) Python
5 13 (4.09%) C
6 11 (3.46%) Ruby
6 11 (3.46%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.89%) C++
8 3 (0.94%) Lisp
8 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 123 (38.68%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (24.84%) CCNP
3 62 (19.50%) Security Cleared
4 50 (15.72%) Degree
5 44 (13.84%) SC Cleared
6 41 (12.89%) CCNA
7 35 (11.01%) CCIE
8 16 (5.03%) CISSP
8 16 (5.03%) DV Cleared
9 13 (4.09%) JNCIS
10 9 (2.83%) CCDP
11 6 (1.89%) JNCIP
12 5 (1.57%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (1.57%) CCSP
13 4 (1.26%) CCSE
14 3 (0.94%) CCDA
14 3 (0.94%) CCSA
14 3 (0.94%) CCDE
15 2 (0.63%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.29%) SLA
2 18 (5.66%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.94%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.64%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.97%) Xen
3 19 (5.97%) XenServer
4 13 (4.09%) Samba
4 13 (4.09%) Postfix
4 13 (4.09%) iptables
5 7 (2.20%) vSphere
6 6 (1.89%) ProxySG
6 6 (1.89%) XenApp
7 5 (1.57%) Shibboleth
8 4 (1.26%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.94%) Snort
9 3 (0.94%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.31%) Firmware
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 54 (16.98%) Puppet
2 46 (14.47%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.35%) RANCID
4 14 (4.40%) ZABBIX
5 12 (3.77%) CA Spectrum
6 10 (3.14%) Nagios
7 9 (2.83%) TrustSec
8 8 (2.52%) Cacti
9 7 (2.20%) Salt
10 5 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (1.57%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.57%) Netcool
10 5 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.94%) Nmap
11 3 (0.94%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
12 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.63%) Iperf
13 1 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 216 (67.92%) Cisco
2 122 (38.36%) Juniper
3 89 (27.99%) CheckPoint
4 74 (23.27%) VMware
5 71 (22.33%) F5
6 67 (21.07%) Citrix
7 54 (16.98%) Microsoft
8 41 (12.89%) Blue Coat
8 41 (12.89%) Infoblox
9 40 (12.58%) SolarWinds
10 30 (9.43%) Red Hat
11 24 (7.55%) Aruba
12 23 (7.23%) Google
13 21 (6.60%) CA
14 14 (4.40%) Oracle
14 14 (4.40%) Fortinet
15 12 (3.77%) Lancope
16 9 (2.83%) AlgoSec
16 9 (2.83%) Tufin
16 9 (2.83%) Nokia
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