The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England / London
Rank 359 372 344
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing IPsec 43 43 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.56% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 47
Median daily rate £463 £431 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+30.68% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2482 2751 2911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.83% 12.83% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 1799 1888
Median daily rate £440 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 87
Median hourly rate £29.75 £24.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.78% +21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in London

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in London

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in London

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in London

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 6 £278 -30.62% 3
Croydon - 1 £413 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 86 (71.67%) Cisco
2 75 (62.50%) VPN
3 70 (58.33%) Firewall
4 60 (50.00%) DNS
5 50 (41.67%) WAN
5 50 (41.67%) OSPF
5 50 (41.67%) BGP
6 43 (35.83%) TCP/IP
7 42 (35.00%) CheckPoint
8 41 (34.17%) DHCP
8 41 (34.17%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (30.83%) Wireless
10 37 (30.83%) VMware
11 35 (29.17%) Juniper
12 34 (28.33%) LAN
12 34 (28.33%) SSL
13 33 (27.50%) HSRP
14 31 (25.83%) Linux
15 30 (25.00%) MPLS
15 30 (25.00%) Palo Alto
16 29 (24.17%) CCNP
17 28 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (22.50%) Network Security
18 27 (22.50%) Puppet
18 27 (22.50%) DevOps
18 27 (22.50%) VRRP
19 26 (21.67%) F5
19 26 (21.67%) Security Cleared
20 25 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (15.83%) Apache
2 18 (15.00%) nginx
3 17 (14.17%) Confluence
4 13 (10.83%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.17%) IIS
6 4 (3.33%) Jetty
6 4 (3.33%) Mongrel
6 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) HipChat
2 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.33%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.67%) IaaS
5 2 (1.67%) Office 365
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Route 53
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (62.50%) VPN
2 70 (58.33%) Firewall
3 60 (50.00%) DNS
4 50 (41.67%) BGP
4 50 (41.67%) OSPF
4 50 (41.67%) WAN
5 43 (35.83%) TCP/IP
6 41 (34.17%) Cisco ASA
6 41 (34.17%) DHCP
7 37 (30.83%) Wireless
8 34 (28.33%) LAN
8 34 (28.33%) SSL
9 33 (27.50%) HSRP
10 30 (25.00%) MPLS
11 27 (22.50%) Network Security
11 27 (22.50%) VRRP
12 25 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (20.83%) EIGRP
12 25 (20.83%) SSH
13 24 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (10.83%) Hadoop
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (5.83%) MySQL
4 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.67%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.83%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 19 (15.83%) Git (software)
3 17 (14.17%) JIRA
3 17 (14.17%) JIRA Agile
3 17 (14.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (10.83%) Ant
4 13 (10.83%) JUnit
4 13 (10.83%) Liquibase
4 13 (10.83%) Maven
4 13 (10.83%) SonarQube
5 8 (6.67%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Legal
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Billing
4 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.50%) Architect
3 12 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 12 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Network Architect
5 10 (8.33%) Network Support
6 9 (7.50%) Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Consultant
7 8 (6.67%) Network Specialist
7 8 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Network Technical Architect
8 7 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) 802.1X
2 17 (14.17%) Software Packaging
3 13 (10.83%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (10.83%) MCollective
4 11 (9.17%) Web Services
5 4 (3.33%) .NET
5 4 (3.33%) Servlets
5 4 (3.33%) XMPP
6 3 (2.50%) COM
6 3 (2.50%) J2EE
6 3 (2.50%) Node.js
6 3 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.83%) CGI
7 1 (0.83%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.83%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (5.83%) PKI
4 6 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
6 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.67%) iSeries
6 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.83%) Linux
2 17 (14.17%) VyOS
3 16 (13.33%) Windows
4 14 (11.67%) CentOS
5 13 (10.83%) RancherOS
6 12 (10.00%) Unix
7 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.67%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) Debian
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) DevOps
2 25 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.17%) Scrum
5 17 (14.17%) Service Management
6 16 (13.33%) Workflow
7 15 (12.50%) Change Management
7 15 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (10.83%) Identity Management
9 12 (10.00%) ITIL
9 12 (10.00%) Network Architecture
10 10 (8.33%) Asset Management
10 10 (8.33%) Network Management
11 9 (7.50%) Network Design
11 9 (7.50%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.67%) Open Source
12 8 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
2 10 (8.33%) Java
3 7 (5.83%) SQL
4 3 (2.50%) C
5 2 (1.67%) Lisp
5 2 (1.67%) PHP
5 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) Lua
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (24.17%) CCNP
3 26 (21.67%) Security Cleared
4 23 (19.17%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.50%) CCSA
6 13 (10.83%) CCIE
7 10 (8.33%) CCNA
8 6 (5.00%) Degree
8 6 (5.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.33%) CISSP
10 3 (2.50%) CCDP
10 3 (2.50%) CCSP
11 2 (1.67%) AWS Certification
11 2 (1.67%) CCSE
11 2 (1.67%) CLAS
11 2 (1.67%) GCIH
11 2 (1.67%) GIAC
11 2 (1.67%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.83%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) FedRAMP
3 2 (1.67%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (15.00%) vCloud
3 16 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 14 (11.67%) Docker
4 14 (11.67%) Postfix
5 13 (10.83%) Squid
6 9 (7.50%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.17%) Xen
8 4 (3.33%) ProxySG
8 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.33%) vSphere
9 3 (2.50%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.50%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.67%) BIND 9
10 2 (1.67%) iptables
10 2 (1.67%) XenServer
11 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (22.50%) Puppet
2 15 (12.50%) Ansible
3 14 (11.67%) HAProxy
3 14 (11.67%) Terraform
4 13 (10.83%) Consul
4 13 (10.83%) Docker Swarm
4 13 (10.83%) Kibana
4 13 (10.83%) Kubernetes
4 13 (10.83%) logstash
4 13 (10.83%) Packer
4 13 (10.83%) Rancher
4 13 (10.83%) ZABBIX
5 6 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (2.50%) Nessus
6 3 (2.50%) Pingdom
6 3 (2.50%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (1.67%) Cacti
7 2 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (71.67%) Cisco
2 42 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 37 (30.83%) VMware
4 35 (29.17%) Juniper
5 30 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 26 (21.67%) F5
7 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
8 17 (14.17%) Vyatta
9 13 (10.83%) AppDynamics
9 13 (10.83%) Citrix
9 13 (10.83%) HP
9 13 (10.83%) Oracle
9 13 (10.83%) Sonatype
10 12 (10.00%) Aruba
11 11 (9.17%) Arista
11 11 (9.17%) Blue Coat
12 10 (8.33%) Fortinet
12 10 (8.33%) SolarWinds
13 9 (7.50%) Riverbed
14 6 (5.00%) Sourcefire
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