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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 444 457 474
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing IPsec 171 168 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 2.20% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 102 60
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £334 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.85% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Median hourly rate £47.83 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
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
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +33 76 £375 -6.25% 11
London -25 53 £500 +42.85% 10
South West +6 16 £363 -23.68% 4
Yorkshire +10 12 £500 +73.91% 2
West Midlands -7 4 £450 +38.46% 3
East of England +11 3 £625 +101.61% 3
East Midlands - 3 £325 -
North West -17 2 £500 +66.66% 1
North East -44 1 £540 +87.82%
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 182 (51.12%) VPN
2 174 (48.88%) DNS
3 170 (47.75%) Cisco
4 166 (46.63%) Firewall
5 157 (44.10%) Linux
6 153 (42.98%) DHCP
7 149 (41.85%) TCP/IP
8 138 (38.76%) BGP
9 137 (38.48%) WAN
10 130 (36.52%) OSPF
11 128 (35.96%) MPLS
11 128 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
12 117 (32.87%) Windows
13 115 (32.30%) Juniper
14 113 (31.74%) SSL
15 103 (28.93%) Security Cleared
16 101 (28.37%) Microsoft
17 99 (27.81%) LAN
18 93 (26.12%) SC Cleared
19 91 (25.56%) FTP
20 90 (25.28%) HTTP
21 81 (22.75%) Load Balancing
22 77 (21.63%) VMware
23 76 (21.35%) CCNP
24 72 (20.22%) Network Security
25 68 (19.10%) F5
25 68 (19.10%) Configuration Management
26 66 (18.54%) Palo Alto
27 65 (18.26%) EIGRP
28 64 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure

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 46 (12.92%) IIS
2 44 (12.36%) nginx
2 44 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 43 (12.08%) Jetty
3 43 (12.08%) WebSphere
4 30 (8.43%) Apache
5 17 (4.78%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.09%) MQSeries
6 11 (3.09%) Oracle 10gAS
6 11 (3.09%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (3.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (2.81%) PowerExchange
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (6.46%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (5.06%) Google App Engine
2 18 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.40%) PaaS
4 5 (1.40%) SaaS
5 4 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 182 (51.12%) VPN
2 174 (48.88%) DNS
3 166 (46.63%) Firewall
4 153 (42.98%) DHCP
5 149 (41.85%) TCP/IP
6 138 (38.76%) BGP
7 137 (38.48%) WAN
8 130 (36.52%) OSPF
9 128 (35.96%) MPLS
10 113 (31.74%) SSL
11 99 (27.81%) LAN
12 91 (25.56%) FTP
13 90 (25.28%) HTTP
14 72 (20.22%) Network Security
15 65 (18.26%) EIGRP
16 56 (15.73%) Cisco ASA
17 51 (14.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 50 (14.04%) VLAN
19 47 (13.20%) Wireless
20 46 (12.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.87%) MongoDB
2 26 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.02%) MySQL
4 13 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.37%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.81%) PowerCenter
8 9 (2.53%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.69%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.12%) DB2
12 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (15.45%) Jenkins
2 49 (13.76%) Travis CI
3 11 (3.09%) Log4j
4 4 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.84%) Ant
5 3 (0.84%) Gradle
5 3 (0.84%) JUnit
5 3 (0.84%) Maven
5 3 (0.84%) Selenium
6 2 (0.56%) GitLab
7 1 (0.28%) AppScan
7 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
7 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.28%) RSpec
General
1 43 (12.08%) Finance
2 17 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.21%) Marketing
4 7 (1.97%) Military
5 6 (1.69%) Retail
6 5 (1.40%) Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Billing
7 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.56%) German Language
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 101 (28.37%) Network Engineer
2 43 (12.08%) Designer
3 41 (11.52%) Network Designer
4 38 (10.67%) Architect
5 32 (8.99%) Network Architect
6 30 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (8.43%) Security Engineer
7 29 (8.15%) Support Engineer
8 27 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
8 27 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 25 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
10 19 (5.34%) IP Designer
10 19 (5.34%) Network Security Engineer
11 18 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (5.06%) Network Support
12 16 (4.49%) Network Support Engineer
13 15 (4.21%) Consultant
13 15 (4.21%) Security Architect
14 14 (3.93%) Analyst
15 13 (3.65%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.08%) .NET
1 43 (12.08%) J2EE
1 43 (12.08%) Servlets
2 31 (8.71%) 802.1X
3 20 (5.62%) CSS
4 18 (5.06%) XML
5 12 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
6 11 (3.09%) LAMP
6 11 (3.09%) LAPP Stack
7 6 (1.69%) Web Services
8 4 (1.12%) SOAP
9 3 (0.84%) RSS
10 1 (0.28%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.28%) MCollective
10 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.28%) REST
10 1 (0.28%) SAML
10 1 (0.28%) Sensu
10 1 (0.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.29%) Data Centre
2 38 (10.67%) PKI
3 35 (9.83%) Management Information System
4 29 (8.15%) Computer Science
4 29 (8.15%) Cryptography
5 20 (5.62%) CESG
5 20 (5.62%) Public Cloud
6 17 (4.78%) Client/Server
7 14 (3.93%) Driving Licence
8 13 (3.65%) YubiKey
9 11 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (2.81%) iPad
11 9 (2.53%) iSeries
12 8 (2.25%) RSA SecurID
13 7 (1.97%) Clustering
13 7 (1.97%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.69%) Blackberry
15 4 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
16 3 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (0.84%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 157 (44.10%) Linux
2 117 (32.87%) Windows
3 42 (11.80%) Unix
4 37 (10.39%) Windows Server
5 33 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (5.06%) Solaris
7 17 (4.78%) Ubuntu
8 15 (4.21%) Windows Vista
9 12 (3.37%) AIX
10 7 (1.97%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.97%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.40%) CentOS
12 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.56%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.28%) SUSE
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.75%) Load Balancing
2 68 (19.10%) Configuration Management
3 59 (16.57%) ITIL
4 51 (14.33%) DevOps
5 45 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (11.52%) Change Management
6 41 (11.52%) Network Design
7 29 (8.15%) Automated Testing
7 29 (8.15%) Change Control
8 24 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (6.46%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 21 (5.90%) Open Source
10 21 (5.90%) Project Management
11 20 (5.62%) Unit Testing
12 19 (5.34%) Mentoring
12 19 (5.34%) Network Management
12 19 (5.34%) Problem Management
13 18 (5.06%) Information Security
13 18 (5.06%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (5.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.13%) Java
2 32 (8.99%) Python
3 24 (6.74%) Perl
4 19 (5.34%) C
5 18 (5.06%) Ruby
6 17 (4.78%) C++
7 15 (4.21%) Bash Shell
7 15 (4.21%) C#
8 14 (3.93%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.37%) VBScript
10 11 (3.09%) SQL
10 11 (3.09%) VB
11 10 (2.81%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.53%) Lisp
13 3 (0.84%) Tcl
14 2 (0.56%) Korn
15 1 (0.28%) Go
15 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (28.93%) Security Cleared
3 93 (26.12%) SC Cleared
4 76 (21.35%) CCNP
5 44 (12.36%) CCNA
6 43 (12.08%) Degree
7 42 (11.80%) DV Cleared
8 35 (9.83%) JNCIS
9 21 (5.90%) CCIE
9 21 (5.90%) JNCIP
10 19 (5.34%) CISSP
11 18 (5.06%) JNCIA
12 16 (4.49%) CESG Certified Professional
12 16 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (3.65%) MCSE
14 12 (3.37%) MCSA
14 12 (3.37%) MCSD
15 10 (2.81%) CEH
16 6 (1.69%) CCNP Voice
17 4 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.21%) SLA
2 12 (3.37%) RMADS
3 11 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.12%) QA
6 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
System Software
1 64 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (12.08%) Active Directory
3 25 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 25 (7.02%) Xen
4 14 (3.93%) Sendmail
5 11 (3.09%) Samba
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.40%) Docker
7 5 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.40%) vSphere
8 4 (1.12%) vCloud
9 3 (0.84%) Firmware
9 3 (0.84%) XenApp
10 2 (0.56%) etcd
10 2 (0.56%) flannel
10 2 (0.56%) Snort
11 1 (0.28%) Ceph
11 1 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.28%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.28%) LXC
Systems Management
1 51 (14.33%) Puppet
2 32 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (4.49%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 14 (3.93%) SolarWinds Orion
5 12 (3.37%) Nagios
6 11 (3.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (2.25%) Ansible
8 5 (1.40%) Netcool
8 5 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (1.40%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (1.12%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.84%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.84%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (0.56%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 170 (47.75%) Cisco
2 115 (32.30%) Juniper
3 101 (28.37%) Microsoft
4 77 (21.63%) VMware
5 68 (19.10%) F5
6 66 (18.54%) Palo Alto
7 59 (16.57%) CheckPoint
8 37 (10.39%) Red Hat
9 34 (9.55%) Oracle
10 28 (7.87%) Citrix
11 22 (6.18%) SolarWinds
12 19 (5.34%) BT
12 19 (5.34%) Google
13 14 (3.93%) Aerohive Networks
14 13 (3.65%) NetApp
15 12 (3.37%) Blue Coat
15 12 (3.37%) IBM
16 11 (3.09%) Axway
16 11 (3.09%) Cyberoam
16 11 (3.09%) Informatica
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £436 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £575 - £675 per annum + remote work
Posted: 18 days ago