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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 440 473 477
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Contract jobs citing IPsec 164 148 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 2.05% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 101 83
Median daily rate £461 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £311
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +21.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £39.40 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% -9.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.65% -
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
6801 7219 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.33% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4120 4290 4372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 434 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
London +36 80 £475 +2.70% 11
South East +8 40 £415 +12.16% 12
Yorkshire +32 18 £375 -29.64%
East of England +6 9 £350 +14.75% 2
North West -4 8 £525 +44.82% 2
North East -38 3 £398 -14.05%
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
East Midlands +3 2 - -
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 186 (57.94%) VPN
2 180 (56.07%) Cisco
3 169 (52.65%) Firewall
4 120 (37.38%) DNS
5 116 (36.14%) SSL
6 110 (34.27%) TCP/IP
7 108 (33.64%) OSPF
8 101 (31.46%) BGP
9 97 (30.22%) Windows
10 94 (29.28%) Cisco Certification
11 92 (28.66%) F5
12 91 (28.35%) WAN
13 90 (28.04%) DHCP
14 88 (27.41%) LAN
15 86 (26.79%) Linux
15 86 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
16 85 (26.48%) Security Cleared
16 85 (26.48%) Data Centre
17 82 (25.55%) Wireless
18 81 (25.23%) Juniper
19 80 (24.92%) SC Cleared
20 76 (23.68%) VMware
21 70 (21.81%) Network Security
22 69 (21.50%) MPLS
22 69 (21.50%) Microsoft
22 69 (21.50%) ITIL
22 69 (21.50%) Palo Alto
23 66 (20.56%) CCNP
23 66 (20.56%) CheckPoint
24 63 (19.63%) Cisco Nexus

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 34 (10.59%) nginx
2 31 (9.66%) Apache
3 23 (7.17%) Confluence
4 21 (6.54%) MS Exchange
5 19 (5.92%) IIS
5 19 (5.92%) Tomcat
6 18 (5.61%) Jetty
6 18 (5.61%) Mongrel
6 18 (5.61%) WebSphere
7 17 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.62%) JBoss
10 2 (0.62%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.62%) SAS
11 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (6.54%) HipChat
1 21 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.87%) MS Office
2 6 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.12%) Google App Engine
4 10 (3.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.87%) Office 365
7 5 (1.56%) PaaS
7 5 (1.56%) SaaS
8 4 (1.25%) IaaS
9 2 (0.62%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 186 (57.94%) VPN
2 169 (52.65%) Firewall
3 120 (37.38%) DNS
4 116 (36.14%) SSL
5 110 (34.27%) TCP/IP
6 108 (33.64%) OSPF
7 101 (31.46%) BGP
8 91 (28.35%) WAN
9 90 (28.04%) DHCP
10 88 (27.41%) LAN
11 86 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
12 82 (25.55%) Wireless
13 70 (21.81%) Network Security
14 69 (21.50%) MPLS
15 63 (19.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 54 (16.82%) HSRP
17 49 (15.26%) Internet
18 45 (14.02%) SSH
19 41 (12.77%) FTP
19 41 (12.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.17%) MySQL
4 17 (5.30%) Hadoop
4 17 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 17 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (3.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.56%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.31%) Redis
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 24 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.17%) JIRA
4 21 (6.54%) JIRA Agile
4 21 (6.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (6.23%) Travis CI
6 18 (5.61%) Ant
6 18 (5.61%) JUnit
6 18 (5.61%) Maven
7 17 (5.30%) Liquibase
7 17 (5.30%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.62%) Hudson
9 2 (0.62%) Subversion
10 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.31%) Gradle
10 1 (0.31%) Selenium
10 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (11.53%) Finance
2 15 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.56%) Banking
4 3 (0.93%) Billing
4 3 (0.93%) Retail
5 2 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Law
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 34 (10.59%) Architect
3 30 (9.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (8.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 26 (8.10%) Network Architect
6 24 (7.48%) Consultant
6 24 (7.48%) Security Engineer
6 24 (7.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (4.36%) Security Architect
10 13 (4.05%) Analyst
10 13 (4.05%) Security Advisor
10 13 (4.05%) Technical Leader
11 12 (3.74%) Network Analyst
11 12 (3.74%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.43%) Network Security Architect
12 11 (3.43%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.28%) 802.1X
2 21 (6.54%) Software Packaging
3 18 (5.61%) ELK Stack
3 18 (5.61%) Servlets
4 17 (5.30%) MCollective
5 13 (4.05%) .NET
6 12 (3.74%) J2EE
7 9 (2.80%) Web Services
8 8 (2.49%) LAMP
8 8 (2.49%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (2.49%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (1.25%) CSS
10 3 (0.93%) COM
11 2 (0.62%) SAML
11 2 (0.62%) XMPP
12 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.31%) HTML
12 1 (0.31%) Node.js
12 1 (0.31%) Sensu
12 1 (0.31%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.48%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.28%) PKI
3 32 (9.97%) Cryptography
4 30 (9.35%) CESG
4 30 (9.35%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 15 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.36%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.49%) YubiKey
9 7 (2.18%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.18%) RSA SecurID
9 7 (2.18%) VCE vBlock
10 6 (1.87%) Clustering
10 6 (1.87%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.56%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (30.22%) Windows
2 86 (26.79%) Linux
3 34 (10.59%) CentOS
3 34 (10.59%) Unix
4 23 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.54%) Windows Server
6 17 (5.30%) VyOS
7 14 (4.36%) Windows Vista
8 13 (4.05%) RancherOS
9 11 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.12%) Ubuntu
10 10 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.18%) Solaris
11 7 (2.18%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.87%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.25%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.93%) AIX
14 3 (0.93%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (21.50%) ITIL
2 54 (16.82%) Change Management
3 48 (14.95%) Load Balancing
4 46 (14.33%) DevOps
5 41 (12.77%) Service Management
6 39 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (11.84%) Configuration Management
8 37 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (9.03%) Network Design
11 28 (8.72%) Network Management
12 24 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (7.48%) Risk Management
13 21 (6.54%) Information Assurance
13 21 (6.54%) Scrum
14 20 (6.23%) Network Architecture
15 19 (5.92%) Problem Management
16 18 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
17 17 (5.30%) Capacity Management
17 17 (5.30%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.54%) Python
2 20 (6.23%) Shell Script
3 19 (5.92%) Java
4 13 (4.05%) Ruby
5 10 (3.12%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.49%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.49%) SQL
7 5 (1.56%) Perl
7 5 (1.56%) PHP
8 2 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.31%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.31%) Lua
9 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (29.28%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (26.48%) Security Cleared
3 80 (24.92%) SC Cleared
4 66 (20.56%) CCNP
5 41 (12.77%) CCNA
6 33 (10.28%) CISSP
7 24 (7.48%) CCIE
8 23 (7.17%) CESG Certified Professional
9 20 (6.23%) Degree
10 17 (5.30%) JNCIA
11 15 (4.67%) CCDP
12 13 (4.05%) DV Cleared
13 11 (3.43%) CCSA
14 10 (3.12%) CEH
14 10 (3.12%) JNCIP
15 9 (2.80%) JNCIS
16 7 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
17 6 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
18 5 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.61%) RMADS
2 17 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.18%) SLA
4 5 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.62%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.62%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.31%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (14.33%) Active Directory
3 36 (11.21%) vCloud
4 25 (7.79%) vSphere
5 19 (5.92%) Postfix
6 18 (5.61%) Docker
7 17 (5.30%) Squid
8 11 (3.43%) Sendmail
8 11 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.12%) Xen
10 8 (2.49%) Hyper-V
10 8 (2.49%) ProxySG
11 7 (2.18%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.56%) Firmware
12 5 (1.56%) iptables
12 5 (1.56%) XenServer
13 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.93%) NFS
14 3 (0.93%) Samba
Systems Management
1 48 (14.95%) Puppet
2 21 (6.54%) Ansible
3 19 (5.92%) ZABBIX
4 17 (5.30%) Consul
4 17 (5.30%) Kibana
4 17 (5.30%) Kubernetes
4 17 (5.30%) logstash
4 17 (5.30%) Packer
4 17 (5.30%) Rancher
4 17 (5.30%) Terraform
5 15 (4.67%) FortiGate
6 14 (4.36%) HAProxy
7 13 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (2.18%) Cacti
9 6 (1.87%) Nagios
9 6 (1.87%) SCCM
10 5 (1.56%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (1.56%) Nessus
11 4 (1.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 180 (56.07%) Cisco
2 92 (28.66%) F5
3 81 (25.23%) Juniper
4 76 (23.68%) VMware
5 69 (21.50%) Microsoft
5 69 (21.50%) Palo Alto
6 66 (20.56%) CheckPoint
7 39 (12.15%) Citrix
7 39 (12.15%) Oracle
8 28 (8.72%) HP
9 23 (7.17%) Blue Coat
10 17 (5.30%) AppDynamics
10 17 (5.30%) Fortinet
10 17 (5.30%) Sonatype
10 17 (5.30%) Vyatta
11 13 (4.05%) Aerohive Networks
11 13 (4.05%) Aruba
11 13 (4.05%) SolarWinds
12 12 (3.74%) Google
13 11 (3.43%) Dell
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