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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPsec 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.83% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -
IPsec
South West

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
52 71 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.87% 18.25% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 21
Average daily rate £410 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £120.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.33% +464.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £25.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £190.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Cheltenham - 5 £450 -
Gloucester - 3 £450 -
IPsec
South West

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) SSL
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) OSPF
4 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Metasploit
6 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) VLAN
6 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) Nmap
6 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (33.33%) LAMP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) nginx
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (33.33%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) X.509
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Hudson
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 4 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 2 (16.67%) iptables
2 2 (16.67%) Postfix
2 2 (16.67%) XenServer
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Samba
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nmap
2 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) VMware