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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 468 457 486
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing IPsec 170 157 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.04% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 86 53
Median daily rate £391 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.66% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £274 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -7.50%
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
7783 7710 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.27% 15.20% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4820 4258 3619
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 426 377
Median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 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 6 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 +20 75 £360 -12.72% 20
London -37 45 £495 +41.42% 15
South West +18 26 £363 -19.44% 4
Yorkshire +2 13 £500 +73.91% 1
East of England +9 3 £363 -0.68% 1
East Midlands +8 3 £325 -
West Midlands -12 3 £450 +53.84% 1
North West -26 2 £500 +66.66% 5
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 174 (53.70%) VPN
2 163 (50.31%) Cisco
3 155 (47.84%) DNS
4 143 (44.14%) Linux
5 141 (43.52%) TCP/IP
6 139 (42.90%) Firewall
7 133 (41.05%) DHCP
8 127 (39.20%) WAN
9 126 (38.89%) BGP
10 119 (36.73%) OSPF
10 119 (36.73%) SSL
10 119 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
11 111 (34.26%) MPLS
12 99 (30.56%) Windows
13 98 (30.25%) LAN
13 98 (30.25%) Juniper
14 92 (28.40%) Microsoft
15 90 (27.78%) Security Cleared
16 85 (26.23%) FTP
17 83 (25.62%) HTTP
17 83 (25.62%) SC Cleared
18 80 (24.69%) VMware
19 70 (21.60%) Configuration Management
19 70 (21.60%) CCNP
20 66 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
21 64 (19.75%) Java
22 62 (19.14%) EIGRP
22 62 (19.14%) Load Balancing
23 61 (18.83%) Network Security
23 61 (18.83%) Cisco ASA

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 42 (12.96%) IIS
1 42 (12.96%) nginx
2 40 (12.35%) Tomcat
3 39 (12.04%) Jetty
3 39 (12.04%) WebSphere
4 32 (9.88%) Apache
5 13 (4.01%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.40%) Oracle 10gAS
6 11 (3.40%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (3.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (3.09%) PowerExchange
8 9 (2.78%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (0.93%) Confluence
11 2 (0.62%) JBoss
11 2 (0.62%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (5.86%) Google App Engine
3 19 (5.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.62%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.31%) GitHub
6 1 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (53.70%) VPN
2 155 (47.84%) DNS
3 141 (43.52%) TCP/IP
4 139 (42.90%) Firewall
5 133 (41.05%) DHCP
6 127 (39.20%) WAN
7 126 (38.89%) BGP
8 119 (36.73%) OSPF
8 119 (36.73%) SSL
9 111 (34.26%) MPLS
10 98 (30.25%) LAN
11 85 (26.23%) FTP
12 83 (25.62%) HTTP
13 62 (19.14%) EIGRP
14 61 (18.83%) Cisco ASA
14 61 (18.83%) Network Security
15 52 (16.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 45 (13.89%) IPv6
17 43 (13.27%) Wireless
18 41 (12.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 25 (7.72%) MySQL
3 22 (6.79%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.25%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.94%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.63%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (3.09%) PowerCenter
9 9 (2.78%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.85%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.23%) DB2
13 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (17.28%) Jenkins
2 48 (14.81%) Travis CI
3 11 (3.40%) Log4j
4 4 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.93%) Ant
5 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.93%) Gradle
5 3 (0.93%) JIRA
5 3 (0.93%) JUnit
5 3 (0.93%) Maven
5 3 (0.93%) Selenium
6 2 (0.62%) GitLab
6 2 (0.62%) Hudson
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) AppScan
7 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.31%) RSpec
General
1 38 (11.73%) Finance
2 13 (4.01%) Marketing
3 8 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.16%) Military
4 7 (2.16%) Retail
5 5 (1.54%) Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Billing
6 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Law
7 2 (0.62%) German Language
7 2 (0.62%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (28.70%) Network Engineer
2 42 (12.96%) Designer
3 40 (12.35%) Network Designer
4 31 (9.57%) Support Engineer
5 28 (8.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 28 (8.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 26 (8.02%) Security Engineer
7 25 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (7.41%) Architect
9 22 (6.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 21 (6.48%) Network Security Engineer
11 20 (6.17%) Network Architect
12 17 (5.25%) IP Designer
13 15 (4.63%) Consultant
13 15 (4.63%) Network Support
14 14 (4.32%) Analyst
15 13 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
15 13 (4.01%) Network Support Engineer
16 12 (3.70%) Data Engineer
16 12 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.58%) .NET
2 42 (12.96%) J2EE
3 39 (12.04%) Servlets
4 31 (9.57%) 802.1X
5 18 (5.56%) CSS
6 17 (5.25%) XML
7 9 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (2.47%) LAMP
8 8 (2.47%) LAPP Stack
9 7 (2.16%) Web Services
10 4 (1.23%) RSS
10 4 (1.23%) SOAP
11 2 (0.62%) JSF
12 1 (0.31%) MCollective
12 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.31%) REST
12 1 (0.31%) SAML
12 1 (0.31%) Sensu
12 1 (0.31%) WAP
12 1 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 26 (8.02%) Cryptography
4 25 (7.72%) Computer Science
5 21 (6.48%) PKI
6 17 (5.25%) Public Cloud
7 16 (4.94%) CESG
8 13 (4.01%) Client/Server
8 13 (4.01%) Driving Licence
9 11 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (2.78%) iSeries
11 8 (2.47%) Clustering
11 8 (2.47%) iPad
12 6 (1.85%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.85%) RSA SecurID
13 5 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (0.93%) DataPower
16 2 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 143 (44.14%) Linux
2 99 (30.56%) Windows
3 37 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (11.42%) Unix
4 25 (7.72%) Windows Server
5 18 (5.56%) Solaris
5 18 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 12 (3.70%) AIX
7 11 (3.40%) Windows Vista
8 7 (2.16%) CentOS
9 6 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.62%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.62%) Debian
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) CatOS
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.31%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.60%) Configuration Management
2 62 (19.14%) Load Balancing
3 54 (16.67%) ITIL
4 51 (15.74%) DevOps
5 44 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (9.88%) Automated Testing
7 23 (7.10%) Network Monitoring
8 22 (6.79%) Change Management
9 21 (6.48%) Project Management
9 21 (6.48%) Unit Testing
10 20 (6.17%) Change Control
10 20 (6.17%) Network Management
11 18 (5.56%) Information Security
11 18 (5.56%) Problem Management
12 17 (5.25%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.25%) Migration
12 17 (5.25%) Network Architecture
12 17 (5.25%) Network Design
12 17 (5.25%) Open Source
13 16 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.75%) Java
2 26 (8.02%) Python
3 24 (7.41%) Perl
4 19 (5.86%) C
5 16 (4.94%) Ruby
6 15 (4.63%) C++
7 14 (4.32%) C#
8 13 (4.01%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.70%) SQL
10 11 (3.40%) VBScript
11 10 (3.09%) VB
12 9 (2.78%) Lisp
12 9 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.23%) PHP
14 3 (0.93%) Tcl
15 2 (0.62%) Korn
16 1 (0.31%) Go
Qualifications
1 119 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 83 (25.62%) SC Cleared
4 70 (21.60%) CCNP
5 39 (12.04%) DV Cleared
6 38 (11.73%) Degree
7 35 (10.80%) CCNA
8 23 (7.10%) JNCIS
9 19 (5.86%) CCIE
10 18 (5.56%) JNCIP
11 14 (4.32%) CISSP
11 14 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
13 11 (3.40%) MCSE
14 10 (3.09%) MCSA
14 10 (3.09%) MCSD
15 7 (2.16%) CEH
15 7 (2.16%) JNCIA
16 6 (1.85%) CCNP Voice
17 4 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.32%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.47%) RMADS
3 7 (2.16%) SLA
4 6 (1.85%) QA
5 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) ISO22301
System Software
1 66 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.42%) Active Directory
3 25 (7.72%) Xen
4 21 (6.48%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.40%) Samba
5 11 (3.40%) Sendmail
6 6 (1.85%) Docker
6 6 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.54%) vSphere
8 4 (1.23%) vCloud
9 3 (0.93%) iptables
10 2 (0.62%) Firmware
10 2 (0.62%) Postfix
10 2 (0.62%) Snort
11 1 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.31%) Squid
11 1 (0.31%) Varnish
11 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (15.12%) Puppet
2 30 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (3.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (3.09%) CiscoWorks
5 10 (3.09%) Nagios
5 10 (3.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (2.78%) Ansible
7 5 (1.54%) Netcool
7 5 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.54%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.54%) vRealize
8 4 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.93%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.93%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.93%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.93%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.62%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 163 (50.31%) Cisco
2 98 (30.25%) Juniper
3 92 (28.40%) Microsoft
4 80 (24.69%) VMware
5 58 (17.90%) CheckPoint
6 55 (16.98%) F5
7 49 (15.12%) Palo Alto
8 40 (12.35%) Red Hat
9 30 (9.26%) Oracle
10 21 (6.48%) Citrix
11 20 (6.17%) Google
12 19 (5.86%) BT
13 17 (5.25%) SolarWinds
14 14 (4.32%) Cyberoam
15 12 (3.70%) Blue Coat
15 12 (3.70%) IBM
16 11 (3.40%) Axway
16 11 (3.40%) Informatica
17 10 (3.09%) Aruba
17 10 (3.09%) NetApp
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £330 to £374 per day . 3 Months+ contract.
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £330 to £374 per day . Contract length: 3 months +
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
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