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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 109 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing IPsec 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 3.27% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate
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£348 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.25
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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
505 275 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.52% 16.83% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 149 111
Average daily rate £338 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 -7 3 £450 - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 3
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Websense
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) McAfee
6 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (25.00%) Nokia

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) IPv4
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (25.00%) LDAP
6 2 (16.67%) NAS
7 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
7 1 (8.33%) HSRP
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) SMTP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (16.67%) Shibboleth
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (16.67%) Netcool
2 2 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) Nokia
4 3 (25.00%) Avaya
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) McAfee
4 3 (25.00%) Websense
4 3 (25.00%) IronPort
4 3 (25.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire