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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK / England
Rank 485 406 425
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +19
Contract jobs citing IPsec 95 194 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 2.85% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 125 87
Median daily rate £475 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £327 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+30.86% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £11.13 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
6282 6811 7063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.94% 14.46% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3958 4073 3900
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 296 419
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.74% +15.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +18 42 £463 +2.77% 10
South East -43 26 £475 +34.94% 11
North West +16 6 £550 -8.33%
Yorkshire +16 5 £438 -7.89% 2
South West -24 5 £550 +51.72% 2
West Midlands - 4 £275 - 1
East of England -9 3 £575 +58.62% 1
East Midlands +7 2 - -
North East -23 1 £450 -7.35%
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 146 (58.63%) Cisco
2 137 (55.02%) Firewall
3 134 (53.82%) VPN
4 105 (42.17%) DNS
5 88 (35.34%) SSL
6 87 (34.94%) TCP/IP
7 83 (33.33%) DHCP
8 81 (32.53%) WAN
9 78 (31.33%) OSPF
10 76 (30.52%) F5
11 75 (30.12%) VMware
12 74 (29.72%) BGP
12 74 (29.72%) Linux
12 74 (29.72%) Cisco Certification
13 72 (28.92%) Security Cleared
14 67 (26.91%) LAN
15 62 (24.90%) MPLS
15 62 (24.90%) Wireless
15 62 (24.90%) Cisco ASA
15 62 (24.90%) SC Cleared
16 59 (23.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 59 (23.69%) Data Centre
17 58 (23.29%) CheckPoint
18 54 (21.69%) Juniper
18 54 (21.69%) Microsoft
18 54 (21.69%) CCNP
18 54 (21.69%) Windows
18 54 (21.69%) Configuration Management
18 54 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 53 (21.29%) Palo Alto

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 38 (15.26%) Apache
1 38 (15.26%) nginx
2 25 (10.04%) IIS
3 24 (9.64%) Jetty
3 24 (9.64%) Mongrel
3 24 (9.64%) Tomcat
3 24 (9.64%) WebSphere
4 17 (6.83%) Confluence
5 13 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (4.02%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.41%) JBoss
8 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.80%) SAS
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (6.83%) HipChat
2 11 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) MS Office
5 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.08%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.84%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (10.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (9.64%) Google App Engine
5 17 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (3.61%) Akamai
7 6 (2.41%) IaaS
7 6 (2.41%) PaaS
8 5 (2.01%) SaaS
9 4 (1.61%) Office 365
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.80%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.40%) Route 53
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 137 (55.02%) Firewall
2 134 (53.82%) VPN
3 105 (42.17%) DNS
4 88 (35.34%) SSL
5 87 (34.94%) TCP/IP
6 83 (33.33%) DHCP
7 81 (32.53%) WAN
8 78 (31.33%) OSPF
9 74 (29.72%) BGP
10 67 (26.91%) LAN
11 62 (24.90%) Cisco ASA
11 62 (24.90%) MPLS
11 62 (24.90%) Wireless
12 59 (23.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 49 (19.68%) Network Security
14 42 (16.87%) HSRP
15 39 (15.66%) FTP
16 37 (14.86%) Ethernet
16 37 (14.86%) HTTP
17 36 (14.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.22%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.22%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.21%) MySQL
5 6 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.80%) Redis
8 2 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) DocumentDB
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (16.87%) Jenkins
2 28 (11.24%) Travis CI
3 19 (7.63%) Git (software)
4 17 (6.83%) JIRA
4 17 (6.83%) JIRA Agile
4 17 (6.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (5.22%) Ant
5 13 (5.22%) JUnit
5 13 (5.22%) Liquibase
5 13 (5.22%) Maven
5 13 (5.22%) SonarQube
6 5 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.40%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (12.85%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.21%) Legal
4 7 (2.81%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Billing
5 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 2 (0.80%) Electronics
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (31.33%) Network Engineer
2 26 (10.44%) Architect
3 19 (7.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (7.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (6.83%) Consultant
6 16 (6.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (6.43%) Network Architect
6 16 (6.43%) Security Engineer
7 14 (5.62%) Security Advisor
8 13 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.22%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (5.22%) Network Support
8 13 (5.22%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.82%) Analyst
9 12 (4.82%) Network Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) Network Specialist
10 10 (4.02%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (4.02%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.61%) Firewall Engineer
12 8 (3.21%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.84%) 802.1X
2 25 (10.04%) .NET
3 24 (9.64%) Servlets
4 23 (9.24%) J2EE
5 17 (6.83%) Software Packaging
6 16 (6.43%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (5.62%) Web Services
8 13 (5.22%) MCollective
9 4 (1.61%) XMPP
10 3 (1.20%) COM
10 3 (1.20%) Node.js
10 3 (1.20%) SOAP
11 2 (0.80%) CGI
11 2 (0.80%) SAML
12 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.40%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 1 (0.40%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.69%) Data Centre
2 29 (11.65%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.83%) CESG
3 17 (6.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.02%) Clustering
5 10 (4.02%) PKI
6 9 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.81%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.81%) RSA SecurID
9 6 (2.41%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.20%) Replication
12 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.72%) Linux
2 54 (21.69%) Windows
3 31 (12.45%) Unix
4 25 (10.04%) CentOS
5 17 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.83%) VyOS
6 13 (5.22%) RancherOS
7 8 (3.21%) Solaris
7 8 (3.21%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.81%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.61%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.20%) AIX
11 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.80%) CatOS
12 2 (0.80%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.69%) Configuration Management
2 44 (17.67%) DevOps
2 44 (17.67%) ITIL
3 41 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (12.05%) Change Management
5 30 (12.05%) Load Balancing
6 29 (11.65%) Service Management
7 27 (10.84%) Open Source
8 25 (10.04%) Cryptography
9 23 (9.24%) Network Management
10 22 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (8.03%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (7.23%) Risk Management
13 17 (6.83%) Scrum
14 16 (6.43%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (6.43%) Network Design
14 16 (6.43%) Project Management
14 16 (6.43%) Risk Assessment
14 16 (6.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.05%) Java
2 18 (7.23%) SQL
3 15 (6.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.61%) C
4 4 (1.61%) Python
5 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.80%) Lisp
6 2 (0.80%) Perl
6 2 (0.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) Lua
7 1 (0.40%) Ruby
7 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (29.72%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (28.92%) Security Cleared
3 62 (24.90%) SC Cleared
4 54 (21.69%) CCNP
5 29 (11.65%) CCNA
6 25 (10.04%) CISSP
7 21 (8.43%) Degree
8 20 (8.03%) CCIE
9 19 (7.63%) DV Cleared
10 17 (6.83%) CESG Certified Professional
11 15 (6.02%) CCSA
12 9 (3.61%) CCDP
13 5 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.61%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.20%) CCSP
15 3 (1.20%) GCIH
15 3 (1.20%) GIAC
15 3 (1.20%) MCSA
15 3 (1.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.43%) RMADS
2 14 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.21%) SLA
4 5 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.80%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.80%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 54 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (15.66%) Active Directory
3 28 (11.24%) vCloud
4 25 (10.04%) Xen
5 20 (8.03%) vSphere
6 14 (5.62%) Docker
6 14 (5.62%) Postfix
7 13 (5.22%) Squid
8 12 (4.82%) Hyper-V
9 7 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.61%) Firmware
10 4 (1.61%) ProxySG
10 4 (1.61%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.20%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.20%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.20%) XenServer
12 2 (0.80%) BIND 9
12 2 (0.80%) iptables
12 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (19.28%) Puppet
2 17 (6.83%) Ansible
3 14 (5.62%) HAProxy
3 14 (5.62%) Terraform
4 13 (5.22%) Consul
4 13 (5.22%) Docker Swarm
4 13 (5.22%) Kibana
4 13 (5.22%) Kubernetes
4 13 (5.22%) logstash
4 13 (5.22%) Packer
4 13 (5.22%) Rancher
4 13 (5.22%) ZABBIX
5 9 (3.61%) FortiGate
5 9 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.81%) Netcool
6 7 (2.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (2.81%) Tivoli
7 6 (2.41%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (1.61%) SCCM
9 3 (1.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 146 (58.63%) Cisco
2 76 (30.52%) F5
3 75 (30.12%) VMware
4 58 (23.29%) CheckPoint
5 54 (21.69%) Juniper
5 54 (21.69%) Microsoft
6 53 (21.29%) Palo Alto
7 28 (11.24%) Citrix
8 27 (10.84%) Google
9 22 (8.84%) Oracle
10 19 (7.63%) HP
11 17 (6.83%) Fortinet
11 17 (6.83%) Vyatta
12 15 (6.02%) Aruba
13 13 (5.22%) AppDynamics
13 13 (5.22%) Blue Coat
13 13 (5.22%) IBM
13 13 (5.22%) SolarWinds
13 13 (5.22%) Sonatype
14 11 (4.42%) Arista
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