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 June 2016 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 427 460 473
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +13
Contract jobs citing IPsec 197 159 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 2.17% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 95 57
Median daily rate £409 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £334 £364
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.83 - £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+47.16% +27.45%
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
7907 7341 6528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.00% 14.66% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4213 3538
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 432 366
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 2016.

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 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +32 80 £381 -4.68% 14
London -21 62 £500 +40.84% 12
South West +16 23 £363 -19.44% 1
Yorkshire +6 15 £500 +73.91% 2
East of England - 6 £375 - 1
North West -22 4 £400 +33.33%
West Midlands - 4 £400 - 1
North East -65 1 £540 +89.80% 1
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 207 (55.95%) VPN
2 170 (45.95%) Firewall
3 169 (45.68%) Cisco
4 163 (44.05%) DNS
5 162 (43.78%) Linux
6 149 (40.27%) BGP
7 139 (37.57%) WAN
7 139 (37.57%) TCP/IP
8 138 (37.30%) Cisco Certification
8 138 (37.30%) DHCP
9 137 (37.03%) MPLS
9 137 (37.03%) OSPF
10 126 (34.05%) Windows
11 121 (32.70%) Juniper
12 117 (31.62%) Security Cleared
13 105 (28.38%) SC Cleared
14 101 (27.30%) SSL
15 95 (25.68%) LAN
16 93 (25.14%) Microsoft
17 85 (22.97%) CCNP
18 84 (22.70%) Load Balancing
19 81 (21.89%) FTP
20 79 (21.35%) HTTP
21 76 (20.54%) Network Security
22 69 (18.65%) F5
22 69 (18.65%) VMware
23 66 (17.84%) ITIL
23 66 (17.84%) Data Centre
24 64 (17.30%) EIGRP
25 59 (15.95%) CheckPoint

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 37 (10.00%) nginx
2 35 (9.46%) IIS
3 33 (8.92%) Tomcat
4 32 (8.65%) Jetty
4 32 (8.65%) WebSphere
5 19 (5.14%) Apache
5 19 (5.14%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.97%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.35%) Confluence
8 4 (1.08%) JBoss
8 4 (1.08%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 47 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (4.05%) Google App Engine
3 15 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.35%) IaaS
4 5 (1.35%) PaaS
4 5 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 207 (55.95%) VPN
2 170 (45.95%) Firewall
3 163 (44.05%) DNS
4 149 (40.27%) BGP
5 139 (37.57%) TCP/IP
5 139 (37.57%) WAN
6 138 (37.30%) DHCP
7 137 (37.03%) MPLS
7 137 (37.03%) OSPF
8 101 (27.30%) SSL
9 95 (25.68%) LAN
10 81 (21.89%) FTP
11 79 (21.35%) HTTP
12 76 (20.54%) Network Security
13 64 (17.30%) EIGRP
14 54 (14.59%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (14.32%) Ethernet
16 52 (14.05%) Wireless
17 50 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 50 (13.51%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.27%) MySQL
2 31 (8.38%) SQL Server
3 29 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.24%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.97%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.62%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.08%) DB2
9 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (12.43%) Jenkins
2 38 (10.27%) Travis CI
3 5 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.35%) JIRA
4 4 (1.08%) Hudson
4 4 (1.08%) Subversion
4 4 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.81%) Ant
5 3 (0.81%) Gradle
5 3 (0.81%) JUnit
5 3 (0.81%) Maven
5 3 (0.81%) Selenium
6 2 (0.54%) GitLab
7 1 (0.27%) AppScan
7 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.27%) RSpec
General
1 37 (10.00%) Finance
2 23 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.32%) Marketing
4 7 (1.89%) Military
5 5 (1.35%) Retail
6 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.81%) Billing
6 3 (0.81%) Legal
6 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.81%) Publishing
7 2 (0.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) French Language
8 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 104 (28.11%) Network Engineer
2 47 (12.70%) Designer
3 42 (11.35%) Network Designer
4 36 (9.73%) Architect
5 32 (8.65%) Network Architect
6 30 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 25 (6.76%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.49%) Cisco Engineer
8 24 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 24 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 21 (5.68%) IP Designer
10 20 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (4.59%) Consultant
12 16 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
13 15 (4.05%) Analyst
13 15 (4.05%) Network Security Architect
13 15 (4.05%) Security Architect
14 14 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 13 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.65%) Servlets
2 30 (8.11%) .NET
3 29 (7.84%) J2EE
4 25 (6.76%) 802.1X
5 23 (6.22%) CSS
6 18 (4.86%) XML
7 17 (4.59%) LEMP Stack
8 16 (4.32%) LAMP
8 16 (4.32%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (1.08%) Web Services
10 3 (0.81%) RSS
10 3 (0.81%) SOAP
10 3 (0.81%) WireMock
11 1 (0.27%) ELK Stack
11 1 (0.27%) MCollective
11 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.27%) REST
11 1 (0.27%) SAML
11 1 (0.27%) Sensu
11 1 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.84%) Data Centre
2 52 (14.05%) PKI
3 32 (8.65%) Management Information System
4 27 (7.30%) Computer Science
5 25 (6.76%) Cryptography
6 23 (6.22%) CESG
7 22 (5.95%) Public Cloud
8 18 (4.86%) Client/Server
9 15 (4.05%) YubiKey
10 13 (3.51%) RSA SecurID
11 12 (3.24%) Clustering
11 12 (3.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (2.70%) Driving Licence
12 10 (2.70%) iPad
13 8 (2.16%) iSeries
14 7 (1.89%) Blackberry
15 6 (1.62%) Mathematics
16 5 (1.35%) N-Tier
17 4 (1.08%) Algorithms
17 4 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 162 (43.78%) Linux
2 126 (34.05%) Windows
3 46 (12.43%) Windows Server
4 36 (9.73%) Unix
5 27 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (5.95%) Ubuntu
7 16 (4.32%) Windows Vista
8 13 (3.51%) Solaris
8 13 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.24%) CentOS
10 8 (2.16%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.08%) Debian
13 2 (0.54%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.27%) CatOS
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.27%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.70%) Load Balancing
2 66 (17.84%) ITIL
3 53 (14.32%) Configuration Management
4 52 (14.05%) DevOps
5 43 (11.62%) Network Design
6 42 (11.35%) Change Management
7 37 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (7.03%) Change Control
9 25 (6.76%) Mentoring
9 25 (6.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 22 (5.95%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (5.14%) Open Source
11 19 (5.14%) Process Improvement
11 19 (5.14%) Risk Management
11 19 (5.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 18 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (4.59%) Presales
13 17 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (4.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.97%) Java
2 40 (10.81%) Python
3 26 (7.03%) Ruby
4 25 (6.76%) Perl
5 22 (5.95%) Bash Shell
6 19 (5.14%) C
6 19 (5.14%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.86%) C++
8 16 (4.32%) C#
9 13 (3.51%) VBScript
10 12 (3.24%) SQL
10 12 (3.24%) VB
11 10 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.16%) Lisp
13 3 (0.81%) PHP
13 3 (0.81%) Tcl
14 2 (0.54%) Korn
15 1 (0.27%) Go
15 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 138 (37.30%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (31.62%) Security Cleared
3 105 (28.38%) SC Cleared
4 85 (22.97%) CCNP
5 46 (12.43%) CCNA
6 42 (11.35%) Degree
7 41 (11.08%) DV Cleared
8 36 (9.73%) JNCIS
9 28 (7.57%) JNCIP
10 26 (7.03%) CCIE
11 21 (5.68%) CISSP
12 20 (5.41%) JNCIA
13 18 (4.86%) CESG Certified Professional
14 17 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (3.78%) MCSE
16 13 (3.51%) MCSA
16 13 (3.51%) MCSD
17 10 (2.70%) CEH
18 8 (2.16%) CCSE
19 6 (1.62%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.78%) RMADS
2 12 (3.24%) SLA
3 6 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.54%) QA
7 1 (0.27%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.27%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 57 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (12.43%) Active Directory
3 27 (7.30%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (4.05%) Samba
6 14 (3.78%) Sendmail
7 11 (2.97%) Xen
8 8 (2.16%) vCloud
8 8 (2.16%) vSphere
9 6 (1.62%) iptables
9 6 (1.62%) ProxySG
10 5 (1.35%) Docker
11 4 (1.08%) Firmware
11 4 (1.08%) Postfix
11 4 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.08%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.08%) XenServer
12 3 (0.81%) NFS
12 3 (0.81%) XenApp
13 2 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 54 (14.59%) Puppet
2 32 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.68%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (4.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (3.78%) Nagios
6 12 (3.24%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (2.43%) Ansible
9 7 (1.89%) OpenView
10 5 (1.35%) Netcool
10 5 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (1.35%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.35%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.08%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.08%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.81%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.54%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.54%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 169 (45.68%) Cisco
2 121 (32.70%) Juniper
3 93 (25.14%) Microsoft
4 69 (18.65%) F5
4 69 (18.65%) VMware
5 59 (15.95%) CheckPoint
6 53 (14.32%) Palo Alto
7 37 (10.00%) Citrix
8 32 (8.65%) Red Hat
9 27 (7.30%) Oracle
10 20 (5.41%) SolarWinds
11 19 (5.14%) BT
12 18 (4.86%) Blue Coat
13 16 (4.32%) Aerohive Networks
14 15 (4.05%) Google
15 13 (3.51%) NetApp
16 10 (2.70%) HP
16 10 (2.70%) IBM
17 9 (2.43%) Sourcefire
18 8 (2.16%) Intel Security
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