The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 111 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing IPsec 12 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 0.15% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 0.76% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £363 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £363 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £112.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-71.11% +221.42%
IPsec
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
402 397 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.91% 19.58% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 213 190
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Hampshire region.

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
Southampton - 3 £525 -
Hook - 2 £361 -
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Andover +6 1 - -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SSL
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Solaris
4 6 (46.15%) LDAP
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (23.08%) PKI
7 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SSL
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) LDAP
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) SMTP
6 3 (23.08%) FTP
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) NAS
6 3 (23.08%) tcpdump
7 2 (15.38%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) CESG
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Forensics
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Snort
3 3 (23.08%) Shibboleth
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
1 3 (23.08%) Netcool
1 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Veritas
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) BT
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy