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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK / England
Rank 438 450 454
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing IPsec 133 142 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 2.12% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 84 70
Median daily rate £463 £421 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +13.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.37 £30.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
6184 6713 6900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.42% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3953 3958
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 345 390
Median hourly rate £26.58 £26.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 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 +34 62 £470 +4.44% 10
South East -3 33 £475 +26.66% 8
Yorkshire +31 16 £375 +11.94% 3
East of England +5 9 £350 -22.22% 1
North West +9 4 £475 +30.13% 1
West Midlands - 4 £275 - 1
East Midlands +4 2 - -
North East -26 2 £520 +12.43% 1
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 152 (59.14%) Cisco
2 143 (55.64%) VPN
3 129 (50.19%) Firewall
4 96 (37.35%) DNS
5 88 (34.24%) SSL
5 88 (34.24%) TCP/IP
6 83 (32.30%) OSPF
7 80 (31.13%) WAN
8 77 (29.96%) BGP
9 75 (29.18%) DHCP
10 73 (28.40%) Cisco Certification
11 72 (28.02%) F5
12 71 (27.63%) Wireless
13 69 (26.85%) Windows
13 69 (26.85%) Security Cleared
14 67 (26.07%) Cisco ASA
14 67 (26.07%) LAN
14 67 (26.07%) Data Centre
15 66 (25.68%) Linux
15 66 (25.68%) VMware
16 65 (25.29%) SC Cleared
17 60 (23.35%) Microsoft
18 59 (22.96%) MPLS
19 57 (22.18%) Cisco Nexus
20 55 (21.40%) Palo Alto
21 54 (21.01%) CCNP
21 54 (21.01%) CheckPoint
22 53 (20.62%) Juniper
23 49 (19.07%) Amazon AWS
24 48 (18.68%) ITIL

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 32 (12.45%) nginx
2 31 (12.06%) Apache
3 21 (8.17%) Confluence
4 19 (7.39%) IIS
5 18 (7.00%) Jetty
5 18 (7.00%) Mongrel
5 18 (7.00%) Tomcat
5 18 (7.00%) WebSphere
6 17 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (5.06%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.78%) SAS
9 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (8.17%) HipChat
2 13 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.95%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.07%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.23%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (5.45%) Google App Engine
4 14 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (3.50%) Akamai
6 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.95%) Office 365
6 5 (1.95%) PaaS
6 5 (1.95%) SaaS
7 4 (1.56%) IaaS
8 2 (0.78%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 143 (55.64%) VPN
2 129 (50.19%) Firewall
3 96 (37.35%) DNS
4 88 (34.24%) SSL
4 88 (34.24%) TCP/IP
5 83 (32.30%) OSPF
6 80 (31.13%) WAN
7 77 (29.96%) BGP
8 75 (29.18%) DHCP
9 71 (27.63%) Wireless
10 67 (26.07%) Cisco ASA
10 67 (26.07%) LAN
11 59 (22.96%) MPLS
12 57 (22.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 47 (18.29%) Network Security
14 44 (17.12%) HSRP
15 41 (15.95%) SSH
16 37 (14.40%) EIGRP
17 36 (14.01%) FTP
17 36 (14.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.56%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (6.61%) Hadoop
2 17 (6.61%) Oracle Database
2 17 (6.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.28%) MySQL
4 10 (3.89%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.78%) Redis
7 2 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.95%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.17%) JIRA
3 21 (8.17%) JIRA Agile
3 21 (8.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 21 (8.17%) Travis CI
4 18 (7.00%) Ant
4 18 (7.00%) JUnit
4 18 (7.00%) Maven
5 17 (6.61%) Liquibase
5 17 (6.61%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.39%) Gradle
7 1 (0.39%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (11.67%) Finance
2 14 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.72%) Legal
4 6 (2.33%) Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Billing
6 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (33.07%) Network Engineer
2 28 (10.89%) Architect
3 21 (8.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (7.78%) Consultant
4 20 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (7.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) Network Architect
7 15 (5.84%) Security Engineer
8 14 (5.45%) Security Advisor
9 13 (5.06%) Network Support
9 13 (5.06%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Analyst
10 12 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Network Analyst
10 12 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (3.89%) Network Support Engineer
11 10 (3.89%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.50%) Firewall Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) Network Specialist
13 8 (3.11%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.51%) 802.1X
2 21 (8.17%) Software Packaging
3 18 (7.00%) ELK Stack
3 18 (7.00%) Servlets
4 17 (6.61%) MCollective
4 17 (6.61%) Web Services
5 16 (6.23%) .NET
6 14 (5.45%) J2EE
7 4 (1.56%) XMPP
8 3 (1.17%) COM
8 3 (1.17%) LAMP
8 3 (1.17%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (1.17%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.17%) Node.js
8 3 (1.17%) SOAP
9 2 (0.78%) SAML
10 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.39%) CSS
10 1 (0.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (0.39%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.07%) Data Centre
2 31 (12.06%) Cryptography
3 28 (10.89%) Management Information System
4 23 (8.95%) CESG
5 17 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (4.28%) Client/Server
7 11 (4.28%) PKI
8 8 (3.11%) VCE vBlock
9 7 (2.72%) RSA SecurID
10 6 (2.33%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.17%) Clustering
13 3 (1.17%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (26.85%) Windows
2 66 (25.68%) Linux
3 30 (11.67%) Unix
4 26 (10.12%) CentOS
5 17 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.61%) VyOS
6 13 (5.06%) RancherOS
7 11 (4.28%) Windows Server
7 11 (4.28%) Windows Vista
8 6 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.95%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.17%) AIX
12 2 (0.78%) Android
12 2 (0.78%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.68%) ITIL
2 42 (16.34%) DevOps
3 41 (15.95%) Configuration Management
4 37 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (14.01%) Change Management
6 34 (13.23%) Load Balancing
6 34 (13.23%) Service Management
7 33 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (9.34%) Network Management
10 23 (8.95%) Risk Management
11 21 (8.17%) Scrum
12 20 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (7.78%) Workflow
13 18 (7.00%) Open Source
14 17 (6.61%) Identity Management
14 17 (6.61%) Information Assurance
14 17 (6.61%) Network Architecture
14 17 (6.61%) Network Design
15 16 (6.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.17%) Java
2 19 (7.39%) Shell Script
3 10 (3.89%) Python
4 6 (2.33%) SQL
5 5 (1.95%) Ruby
6 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.17%) C
7 3 (1.17%) PHP
8 2 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.39%) Lisp
9 1 (0.39%) Lua
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (28.40%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (26.85%) Security Cleared
3 65 (25.29%) SC Cleared
4 54 (21.01%) CCNP
5 30 (11.67%) CISSP
6 29 (11.28%) CCNA
7 23 (8.95%) CESG Certified Professional
8 20 (7.78%) CCIE
9 17 (6.61%) Degree
10 16 (6.23%) DV Cleared
11 15 (5.84%) CCSA
12 9 (3.50%) CCDP
13 6 (2.33%) CEH
14 5 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (1.17%) GCIH
16 3 (1.17%) GIAC
16 3 (1.17%) MCSA
16 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.39%) RMADS
2 15 (5.84%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.11%) SLA
4 7 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.78%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.78%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.39%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 42 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (12.84%) Active Directory
3 32 (12.45%) vCloud
4 19 (7.39%) vSphere
5 18 (7.00%) Docker
6 17 (6.61%) Postfix
6 17 (6.61%) Squid
7 13 (5.06%) Hyper-V
7 13 (5.06%) Xen
8 8 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.72%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.56%) Firmware
10 4 (1.56%) ProxySG
11 3 (1.17%) BIND 9
11 3 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.17%) XenServer
12 2 (0.78%) NFS
12 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (17.51%) Puppet
2 20 (7.78%) Ansible
3 18 (7.00%) Terraform
4 17 (6.61%) Consul
4 17 (6.61%) Kibana
4 17 (6.61%) Kubernetes
4 17 (6.61%) logstash
4 17 (6.61%) Packer
4 17 (6.61%) Rancher
4 17 (6.61%) ZABBIX
5 14 (5.45%) HAProxy
6 11 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.50%) FortiGate
8 7 (2.72%) WhatsUp Gold
9 5 (1.95%) Cacti
9 5 (1.95%) SCCM
10 4 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.56%) Nessus
11 3 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 152 (59.14%) Cisco
2 72 (28.02%) F5
3 66 (25.68%) VMware
4 60 (23.35%) Microsoft
5 55 (21.40%) Palo Alto
6 54 (21.01%) CheckPoint
7 53 (20.62%) Juniper
8 30 (11.67%) Citrix
8 30 (11.67%) Oracle
9 17 (6.61%) AppDynamics
9 17 (6.61%) HP
9 17 (6.61%) Sonatype
9 17 (6.61%) Vyatta
10 16 (6.23%) Fortinet
10 16 (6.23%) Google
11 14 (5.45%) Blue Coat
12 13 (5.06%) Aruba
13 12 (4.67%) Riverbed
13 12 (4.67%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.33%) Dell
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