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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 443 416 499
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +83
Contract jobs citing IPsec 166 162 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 2.30% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 90 41
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £347 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £103.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 - £42.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 - £164.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
6863 7035 6142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 14.98% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4095 3971 3291
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 414 369
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +21.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +4 64 £363 -2.02% 20
London -19 43 £450 +11.11% 15
South West -4 19 £363 -14.70% 5
North West +6 18 £450 - 4
North East - 13 £486 -
East of England +2 6 £400 +53.84% 12
Yorkshire -13 2 £335 +16.52% 4
East Midlands -10 1 £350 - 1
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 206 (58.52%) Cisco
2 192 (54.55%) VPN
3 190 (53.98%) DNS
3 190 (53.98%) Firewall
4 175 (49.72%) SSL
5 163 (46.31%) DHCP
6 162 (46.02%) TCP/IP
7 156 (44.32%) WAN
8 144 (40.91%) OSPF
9 140 (39.77%) LAN
10 137 (38.92%) Linux
11 132 (37.50%) BGP
12 130 (36.93%) MPLS
13 128 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
14 126 (35.80%) VMware
15 121 (34.38%) Juniper
16 106 (30.11%) Microsoft
17 105 (29.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 102 (28.98%) FTP
19 88 (25.00%) Configuration Management
20 86 (24.43%) HTTP
20 86 (24.43%) Data Centre
21 84 (23.86%) Jenkins
21 84 (23.86%) EIGRP
22 80 (22.73%) Java
23 79 (22.44%) nginx
24 78 (22.16%) CCNP
25 77 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
26 74 (21.02%) WebSphere
26 74 (21.02%) Jetty

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 79 (22.44%) nginx
2 74 (21.02%) Jetty
2 74 (21.02%) Tomcat
2 74 (21.02%) WebSphere
3 73 (20.74%) IIS
4 65 (18.47%) Apache
5 11 (3.13%) Oracle 10gAS
5 11 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.84%) PowerExchange
7 9 (2.56%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.56%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.70%) Oracle Spatial
8 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.42%) Confluence
10 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.57%) JBoss
12 2 (0.57%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 19 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (18.47%) Amazon EC2
3 63 (17.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 62 (17.61%) Google App Engine
5 58 (16.48%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.27%) SaaS
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.85%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) IaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 192 (54.55%) VPN
2 190 (53.98%) DNS
2 190 (53.98%) Firewall
3 175 (49.72%) SSL
4 163 (46.31%) DHCP
5 162 (46.02%) TCP/IP
6 156 (44.32%) WAN
7 144 (40.91%) OSPF
8 140 (39.77%) LAN
9 132 (37.50%) BGP
10 130 (36.93%) MPLS
11 102 (28.98%) FTP
12 86 (24.43%) HTTP
13 84 (23.86%) EIGRP
14 77 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
15 66 (18.75%) Network Security
16 59 (16.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 58 (16.48%) Internet
18 55 (15.63%) Wireless
19 54 (15.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.53%) MongoDB
2 14 (3.98%) MySQL
3 11 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (2.84%) PowerCenter
5 9 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.70%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.70%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.14%) Big Data
11 3 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.85%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 84 (23.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.13%) Log4j
3 8 (2.27%) JIRA
4 6 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.42%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.42%) Subversion
6 4 (1.14%) Selenium
6 4 (1.14%) VisualVM
6 4 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.85%) GitLab
7 3 (0.85%) JConsole
7 3 (0.85%) JMeter
7 3 (0.85%) JProfiler
7 3 (0.85%) RSpec
7 3 (0.85%) YourKit
8 2 (0.57%) Hudson
9 1 (0.28%) Gradle
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (9.66%) Finance
2 12 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.27%) Banking
4 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.42%) Military
5 5 (1.42%) Retail
6 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.14%) Legal
6 4 (1.14%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Law
8 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (35.23%) Network Engineer
2 39 (11.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (9.66%) Architect
4 31 (8.81%) Designer
5 30 (8.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 30 (8.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 29 (8.24%) Network Designer
7 27 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 26 (7.39%) Consultant
8 26 (7.39%) Support Engineer
9 25 (7.10%) Network Architect
10 23 (6.53%) Security Engineer
11 22 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
13 20 (5.68%) Network Support
14 17 (4.83%) Analyst
15 16 (4.55%) Network Analyst
16 15 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
17 12 (3.41%) DevOps Consultant
17 12 (3.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.74%) .NET
2 71 (20.17%) Servlets
3 70 (19.89%) J2EE
4 36 (10.23%) 802.1X
5 12 (3.41%) Web Services
6 9 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (1.99%) XML
8 6 (1.70%) CSS
8 6 (1.70%) LAMP
8 6 (1.70%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (1.42%) RSS
10 4 (1.14%) JSF
11 3 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (0.85%) Java EE
11 3 (0.85%) JMS
11 3 (0.85%) MCollective
11 3 (0.85%) REST
11 3 (0.85%) SOAP
12 2 (0.57%) WAP
13 1 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (24.43%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.40%) Cryptography
4 17 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.56%) iSeries
6 9 (2.56%) PKI
7 8 (2.27%) CESG
8 7 (1.99%) Clustering
9 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.70%) SecurID
10 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.14%) IVR
12 3 (0.85%) DataPower
12 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 137 (38.92%) Linux
2 65 (18.47%) Windows
3 30 (8.52%) Unix
4 23 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.69%) AIX
6 12 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.13%) Solaris
8 8 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.70%) CentOS
9 6 (1.70%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.42%) Debian
10 5 (1.42%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.85%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.85%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.28%) CatOS
12 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 69 (19.60%) DevOps
3 66 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (17.05%) ITIL
5 51 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (13.35%) Automated Testing
7 42 (11.93%) Load Balancing
8 41 (11.65%) Unit Testing
9 31 (8.81%) Network Design
10 29 (8.24%) Open Source
11 28 (7.95%) Migration
12 27 (7.67%) Network Architecture
13 26 (7.39%) Change Management
14 25 (7.10%) Web Operations
15 24 (6.82%) Project Management
16 22 (6.25%) Change Control
16 22 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
17 21 (5.97%) Information Security
17 21 (5.97%) Network Management
17 21 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.73%) Java
2 16 (4.55%) Python
3 13 (3.69%) Perl
4 10 (2.84%) Ruby
5 9 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.56%) Lisp
6 7 (1.99%) C++
7 4 (1.14%) C
8 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.85%) PHP
8 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.85%) SQL
9 1 (0.28%) AWK
9 1 (0.28%) C#
9 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.28%) sed
9 1 (0.28%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 128 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (22.16%) CCNP
3 73 (20.74%) Security Cleared
4 67 (19.03%) SC Cleared
5 43 (12.22%) CCIE
6 36 (10.23%) CCNA
7 28 (7.95%) Degree
8 25 (7.10%) DV Cleared
9 14 (3.98%) JNCIS
10 12 (3.41%) JNCIP
11 10 (2.84%) CISSP
12 6 (1.70%) CCNP Voice
12 6 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (1.42%) CCENT
13 5 (1.42%) CCSE
14 4 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.14%) CCDE
14 4 (1.14%) CEH
14 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.85%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.84%) QA
3 9 (2.56%) SLA
4 4 (1.14%) RMADS
5 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.28%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
System Software
1 105 (29.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (16.76%) Xen
3 25 (7.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.27%) Docker
5 6 (1.70%) Firmware
5 6 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.70%) Varnish
6 5 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.42%) iptables
6 5 (1.42%) NFS
6 5 (1.42%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.42%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.85%) Btrfs
8 3 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.85%) KVM
8 3 (0.85%) LXC
8 3 (0.85%) Snort
8 3 (0.85%) Squid
8 3 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 52 (14.77%) Puppet
2 43 (12.22%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (1.70%) Ansible
4 6 (1.70%) Cacti
4 6 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.42%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.42%) vRealize
6 3 (0.85%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.85%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.85%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.85%) logstash
6 3 (0.85%) Nagios
6 3 (0.85%) Nessus
6 3 (0.85%) systemd
7 2 (0.57%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.57%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 206 (58.52%) Cisco
2 126 (35.80%) VMware
3 121 (34.38%) Juniper
4 106 (30.11%) Microsoft
5 70 (19.89%) CheckPoint
5 70 (19.89%) F5
6 69 (19.60%) Google
7 52 (14.77%) Palo Alto
8 24 (6.82%) Red Hat
9 23 (6.53%) Blue Coat
10 21 (5.97%) IronPort
11 19 (5.40%) Oracle
12 16 (4.55%) Aruba
12 16 (4.55%) SolarWinds
13 15 (4.26%) Cyberoam
14 14 (3.98%) HP
15 12 (3.41%) BT
15 12 (3.41%) IBM
16 11 (3.13%) Axway
16 11 (3.13%) Fortinet
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