The first table below looks at the demand for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - 34 32
Contract jobs citing IPsec 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.45% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.51% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £27.50
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.70% 17.09% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 12
Average daily rate £350 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -49.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Kent

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Sandwich - - - - 1
IPsec
South East