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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 97 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing IPsec 24 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.13% 0.048% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 0.22% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
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£338 £310 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -34.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.17% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+87.56% -
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
406 451 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.10% 21.71% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 245 158
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 37
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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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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
Portsmouth - 4 £325 -
Southampton - 4 £308 -
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Hook - 2 - -
Andover - 1 £338 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 24 (68.57%) WAN
2 23 (65.71%) SSL
3 22 (62.86%) Cisco
4 20 (57.14%) LAN
5 18 (51.43%) OSPF
5 18 (51.43%) BGP
6 17 (48.57%) Firewall
6 17 (48.57%) Data Centre
7 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
7 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
8 15 (42.86%) Juniper
9 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 14 (40.00%) DNS
9 14 (40.00%) MPLS
9 14 (40.00%) Linux
10 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
10 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (34.29%) VMware
11 12 (34.29%) HSRP
12 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
12 11 (31.43%) SAN
12 11 (31.43%) EIGRP
13 10 (28.57%) 802.1X
14 9 (25.71%) ITIL
14 9 (25.71%) ADSL
14 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
14 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (25.71%) Finance
14 9 (25.71%) Degree

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) WAN
2 23 (65.71%) SSL
3 20 (57.14%) LAN
4 18 (51.43%) OSPF
4 18 (51.43%) BGP
5 17 (48.57%) Firewall
6 14 (40.00%) DNS
6 14 (40.00%) MPLS
6 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (34.29%) HSRP
8 11 (31.43%) SAN
8 11 (31.43%) EIGRP
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (25.71%) ADSL
10 8 (22.86%) DHCP
10 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
10 8 (22.86%) VPN
10 8 (22.86%) SNMP
10 8 (22.86%) ICMP
10 8 (22.86%) X.25
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 5 (14.29%) SAML
3 2 (5.71%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (17.14%) Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) CESG
5 2 (5.71%) PKI
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Solaris
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Server Building
4 6 (17.14%) Software Distribution
5 5 (14.29%) Network Design
5 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
6 4 (11.43%) Change Control
6 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.57%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (25.71%) Degree
5 7 (20.00%) CCNA
6 6 (17.14%) CCNP
7 4 (11.43%) CCDE
7 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Shibboleth
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Tivoli
1 6 (17.14%) Netcool
1 6 (17.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Juniper
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (20.00%) Citrix
7 6 (17.14%) Nokia
7 6 (17.14%) Veritas
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (11.43%) F5
10 3 (8.57%) BT
10 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
11 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
11 2 (5.71%) IronPort
11 2 (5.71%) Websense
12 1 (2.86%) Remedy
12 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.86%) Splunk