The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 423 456 422
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -34
Contract jobs citing IPsec 127 83 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 1.30% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 49
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £19.60 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £47.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £32.50
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6525 6394 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.69% 14.03% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3542 3335 3628
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 486 623
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.75 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
IPsec
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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 11 July 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
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 11 July 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 +15 61 £375 +1.35% 21
South East +3 44 £303 -19.33% 11
South West -21 10 £425 +13.33% 1
West Midlands -9 5 - - 2
North West - 4 £290 - 4
East of England -11 2 - - 2
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
IPsec
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IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 147 (68.06%) Cisco
2 146 (67.59%) VPN
3 130 (60.19%) Firewall
4 109 (50.46%) WAN
5 101 (46.76%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (45.37%) BGP
7 92 (42.59%) MPLS
8 86 (39.81%) LAN
9 81 (37.50%) OSPF
10 79 (36.57%) DNS
11 74 (34.26%) CCNP
12 65 (30.09%) TCP/IP
13 64 (29.63%) VMware
14 62 (28.70%) Juniper
15 56 (25.93%) Wireless
16 55 (25.46%) EIGRP
16 55 (25.46%) CheckPoint
16 55 (25.46%) Windows
17 54 (25.00%) VoIP
17 54 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
18 53 (24.54%) Network Security
19 48 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (21.30%) F5
20 46 (21.30%) SNMP
20 46 (21.30%) DHCP
21 43 (19.91%) HP
21 43 (19.91%) Microsoft
21 43 (19.91%) Network Management
22 42 (19.44%) Load Balancing
23 41 (18.98%) Linux

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 38 (17.59%) Apache
2 21 (9.72%) IIS
3 19 (8.80%) nginx
4 17 (7.87%) MS Exchange
4 17 (7.87%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.94%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 11 (5.09%) Confluence
7 11 (5.09%) MediaWiki
8 10 (4.63%) Lync
9 8 (3.70%) Jetty
10 7 (3.24%) WebLogic
11 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.85%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.46%) CMS
14 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (4.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 146 (67.59%) VPN
2 130 (60.19%) Firewall
3 109 (50.46%) WAN
4 98 (45.37%) BGP
5 92 (42.59%) MPLS
6 86 (39.81%) LAN
7 81 (37.50%) OSPF
8 79 (36.57%) DNS
9 65 (30.09%) TCP/IP
10 56 (25.93%) Wireless
11 55 (25.46%) EIGRP
12 54 (25.00%) VoIP
12 54 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
13 53 (24.54%) Network Security
14 46 (21.30%) DHCP
14 46 (21.30%) SNMP
15 37 (17.13%) SSL
16 35 (16.20%) Cisco PIX
17 26 (12.04%) HTTP
18 25 (11.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.72%) MySQL
2 18 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.46%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.56%) Subversion
3 11 (5.09%) JIRA
3 11 (5.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.09%) Hudson
4 1 (0.46%) Ant
4 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.02%) Finance
3 6 (2.78%) Banking
3 6 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Publishing
5 2 (0.93%) Back Office
5 2 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (31.02%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.04%) Architect
3 24 (11.11%) Consultant
4 21 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (8.33%) IP Engineer
6 17 (7.87%) Security Engineer
6 17 (7.87%) Design Engineer
7 15 (6.94%) Analyst
7 15 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (5.09%) Administrator
8 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.63%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.17%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.70%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.70%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.70%) Network Architect
12 6 (2.78%) Network Support
12 6 (2.78%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.41%) .NET
2 11 (5.09%) LAMP
3 10 (4.63%) XMPP
4 8 (3.70%) J2EE
4 8 (3.70%) Servlets
5 4 (1.85%) SAML
6 3 (1.39%) Web Services
6 3 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.46%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.46%) XHTML
7 1 (0.46%) CSS
7 1 (0.46%) HTML
7 1 (0.46%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.02%) Open Source
2 11 (5.09%) Clustering
2 11 (5.09%) Wiki
3 8 (3.70%) PKI
4 6 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.85%) SecurID
5 4 (1.85%) NHS
5 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.39%) Replication
6 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) CESG
7 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) e-Health
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) DTV
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
8 1 (0.46%) FMCG
8 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.46%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.46%) Windows
2 41 (18.98%) Linux
3 22 (10.19%) UNIX
4 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.09%) Debian
6 10 (4.63%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.78%) Solaris
9 5 (2.31%) CentOS
9 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.46%) SUSE
11 1 (0.46%) AIX
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.91%) Network Management
2 42 (19.44%) Load Balancing
3 33 (15.28%) Network Design
4 28 (12.96%) ITIL
5 27 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 19 (8.80%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.94%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (6.94%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (6.48%) DevOps
10 13 (6.02%) Migration
10 13 (6.02%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (4.17%) Validation
14 8 (3.70%) Data Management
14 8 (3.70%) Automated Testing
14 8 (3.70%) Master Data Management
14 8 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.89%) Java
1 30 (13.89%) SQL
2 26 (12.04%) Perl
3 15 (6.94%) PHP
4 11 (5.09%) Ruby
4 11 (5.09%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.63%) C
6 2 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (46.76%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (34.26%) CCNP
3 34 (15.74%) CCNA
3 34 (15.74%) Security Cleared
4 31 (14.35%) CCIE
5 26 (12.04%) SC Cleared
6 22 (10.19%) CISSP
7 18 (8.33%) Degree
8 17 (7.87%) CCSP
9 15 (6.94%) CCDP
10 12 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.39%) ISEB
11 3 (1.39%) CCSE
12 2 (0.93%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.93%) CCDE
12 2 (0.93%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.93%) CCA
12 2 (0.93%) CISM
12 2 (0.93%) CCSA
13 1 (0.46%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.17%) SLA
3 5 (2.31%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (14.35%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.94%) Xen
4 15 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (5.56%) XenServer
5 12 (5.56%) Samba
6 11 (5.09%) Postfix
6 11 (5.09%) vSphere
7 5 (2.31%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.85%) Shibboleth
9 3 (1.39%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.93%) UAG
10 2 (0.93%) RACF
10 2 (0.93%) NFS
11 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 21 (9.72%) Puppet
2 11 (5.09%) ZABBIX
3 10 (4.63%) FortiGate
4 9 (4.17%) SCOM
4 9 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.70%) SCCM
6 5 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.85%) OpenView
7 4 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.85%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.85%) SCSM
8 3 (1.39%) Nagios
8 3 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.39%) Cacti
9 2 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 147 (68.06%) Cisco
2 64 (29.63%) VMware
3 62 (28.70%) Juniper
4 55 (25.46%) CheckPoint
5 46 (21.30%) F5
6 43 (19.91%) Microsoft
6 43 (19.91%) HP
7 33 (15.28%) Oracle
8 23 (10.65%) Citrix
9 18 (8.33%) Nokia
10 17 (7.87%) Red Hat
11 14 (6.48%) Redback
12 13 (6.02%) Radware
13 12 (5.56%) Ericsson
13 12 (5.56%) Huawei
14 11 (5.09%) SolarWinds
15 10 (4.63%) Fortinet
15 10 (4.63%) IBM
15 10 (4.63%) Google
16 9 (4.17%) NetApp
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