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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 432 459 445
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs citing IPsec 131 80 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 1.33% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 44
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£370 £388 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +35.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £324 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.00
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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
6805 6032 6433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.55% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3870 3263 3141
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 371 605
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +21 55 £390 -5.45% 31
South East 0 43 £370 +3.85% 17
South West -10 18 £400 +10.34% 9
East of England +5 4 £245 -24.61% 1
East Midlands - 4 £350 -
West Midlands 0 3 £205 -
Yorkshire -7 3 £288 - 4
North West - 2 - - 1
North East - - - -
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 196 (71.01%) Firewall
2 193 (69.93%) VPN
3 187 (67.75%) Cisco
4 137 (49.64%) BGP
5 118 (42.75%) OSPF
6 110 (39.86%) WAN
7 102 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (36.96%) Cisco ASA
8 101 (36.59%) DNS
9 100 (36.23%) Network Security
10 94 (34.06%) LAN
11 91 (32.97%) SSL
11 91 (32.97%) CheckPoint
12 86 (31.16%) MPLS
13 84 (30.43%) Windows
14 78 (28.26%) Linux
15 72 (26.09%) VMware
16 71 (25.72%) Juniper
17 68 (24.64%) TCP/IP
17 68 (24.64%) CCNP
17 68 (24.64%) Load Balancing
18 62 (22.46%) Telecoms
19 60 (21.74%) DHCP
20 59 (21.38%) Citrix
21 58 (21.01%) Microsoft
22 57 (20.65%) Internet
23 53 (19.20%) VLAN
24 49 (17.75%) ITIL
25 48 (17.39%) Ethernet
25 48 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (12.68%) Apache
2 26 (9.42%) IIS
3 16 (5.80%) nginx
4 14 (5.07%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.62%) Jetty
5 10 (3.62%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.26%) MediaWiki
6 9 (3.26%) Confluence
6 9 (3.26%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.09%) Lync
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.99%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.62%) Google App Engine
3 10 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (71.01%) Firewall
2 193 (69.93%) VPN
3 137 (49.64%) BGP
4 118 (42.75%) OSPF
5 110 (39.86%) WAN
6 102 (36.96%) Cisco ASA
7 101 (36.59%) DNS
8 100 (36.23%) Network Security
9 94 (34.06%) LAN
10 91 (32.97%) SSL
11 86 (31.16%) MPLS
12 68 (24.64%) TCP/IP
13 60 (21.74%) DHCP
14 57 (20.65%) Internet
15 53 (19.20%) VLAN
16 48 (17.39%) Ethernet
16 48 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
17 38 (13.77%) Wireless
18 36 (13.04%) EIGRP
18 36 (13.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.52%) MySQL
3 15 (5.43%) DB2
4 12 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.62%) Subversion
3 9 (3.26%) Hudson
3 9 (3.26%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.36%) Ant
5 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
General
1 62 (22.46%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.71%) Finance
3 11 (3.99%) Games
4 8 (2.90%) Retail
5 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.81%) Local Government
6 3 (1.09%) Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
7 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 97 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.59%) Architect
3 28 (10.14%) Security Engineer
4 23 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 22 (7.97%) Analyst
6 20 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (6.88%) IP Engineer
8 16 (5.80%) Network Support
9 15 (5.43%) Network Specialist
10 12 (4.35%) Network Analyst
10 12 (4.35%) Network Architect
11 10 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) Consultant
12 9 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 8 (2.90%) Active Directory Specialist
14 7 (2.54%) Senior Network Specialist
15 6 (2.17%) Network Security Analyst
15 6 (2.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.43%) .NET
1 15 (5.43%) Regular Expression
2 9 (3.26%) J2EE
3 8 (2.90%) Servlets
4 6 (2.17%) LAMP
5 4 (1.45%) Web Services
5 4 (1.45%) WAP
6 1 (0.36%) Middleware
6 1 (0.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.88%) PKI
3 17 (6.16%) SecurID
4 12 (4.35%) Open Source
5 11 (3.99%) Online Games
6 9 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (3.26%) Wiki
7 7 (2.54%) Clustering
8 5 (1.81%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.45%) NHS
10 3 (1.09%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.09%) User Experience
10 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.72%) Statistics
11 2 (0.72%) Streaming Media
11 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.72%) Handset
11 2 (0.72%) e-Health
11 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 84 (30.43%) Windows
2 78 (28.26%) Linux
3 20 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (5.43%) AIX
4 15 (5.43%) SUSE
4 15 (5.43%) Oracle Linux
5 14 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.35%) UNIX
7 10 (3.62%) CentOS
8 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.54%) Debian
9 7 (2.54%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.17%) Solaris
11 5 (1.81%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.45%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.64%) Load Balancing
2 49 (17.75%) ITIL
3 35 (12.68%) Network Design
4 30 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
4 30 (10.87%) Change Management
5 27 (9.78%) Network Management
6 26 (9.42%) Service Management
7 25 (9.06%) Validation
7 25 (9.06%) Migration
7 25 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (8.33%) DevOps
9 21 (7.61%) Configuration Management
10 17 (6.16%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.80%) Network Architecture
11 16 (5.80%) Line Management
12 15 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (5.43%) eTOM
12 15 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (5.07%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.96%) SQL
2 32 (11.59%) Java
3 13 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.99%) Perl
4 11 (3.99%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.26%) Ruby
6 6 (2.17%) PHP
7 5 (1.81%) C
7 5 (1.81%) Python
8 4 (1.45%) VBScript
9 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 102 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (24.64%) CCNP
3 46 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 38 (13.77%) CCNA
5 36 (13.04%) CCIE
6 35 (12.68%) SC Cleared
7 26 (9.42%) CISSP
8 24 (8.70%) Degree
9 14 (5.07%) CCDP
10 12 (4.35%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.90%) JNCIP
12 7 (2.54%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (2.54%) CCIP
13 6 (2.17%) CCSA
13 6 (2.17%) CCSP
13 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.17%) MCSE
14 5 (1.81%) CCSE
15 4 (1.45%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.42%) PCI DSS
2 22 (7.97%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 40 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.97%) vSphere
4 17 (6.16%) FreeRADIUS
5 12 (4.35%) Firmware
6 11 (3.99%) Xen
7 10 (3.62%) XenServer
8 9 (3.26%) ProxySG
8 9 (3.26%) Samba
8 9 (3.26%) Postfix
9 7 (2.54%) XenApp
10 5 (1.81%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.36%) NFS
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.36%) Nmap
13 1 (0.36%) Snort
13 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (9.06%) Puppet
2 18 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.43%) CA Spectrum
4 10 (3.62%) ZABBIX
5 8 (2.90%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.90%) Salt
6 5 (1.81%) Netcool
6 5 (1.81%) Nessus
6 5 (1.81%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.45%) SCOM
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.09%) RANCID
8 3 (1.09%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.09%) SCCM
9 2 (0.72%) Cacti
9 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 187 (67.75%) Cisco
2 91 (32.97%) CheckPoint
3 72 (26.09%) VMware
4 71 (25.72%) Juniper
5 59 (21.38%) Citrix
6 58 (21.01%) Microsoft
7 45 (16.30%) F5
8 28 (10.14%) Blue Coat
9 27 (9.78%) Fortinet
10 26 (9.42%) CA
11 23 (8.33%) Oracle
12 18 (6.52%) HP
13 17 (6.16%) IBM
14 15 (5.43%) Nokia
14 15 (5.43%) Red Hat
14 15 (5.43%) AlgoSec
14 15 (5.43%) Tufin
15 14 (5.07%) SolarWinds
16 13 (4.71%) Splunk
16 13 (4.71%) Huawei
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