The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.83% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £298
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +21.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £112.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-73.33% +221.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 90 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.92% 25.14% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 49
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £24.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.41% -42.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPsec across the Gloucestershire region.

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 8 (80.00%) SSL
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Wiki
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (20.00%) Postfix
4 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) Hudson
4 2 (20.00%) MediaWiki
4 2 (20.00%) Build Automation

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) IPv6
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Debian
1 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Samba
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Postfix
1 2 (20.00%) XenServer
1 2 (20.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) VMware