The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 317 341 380
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +39
Contract jobs citing IPsec 103 65 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 2.23% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 24
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£435 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £493 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £370 £355
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £20.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £20.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+87.56% -
IPsec
England

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
3038 2920 2842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.96% 12.42% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 1807 1798
Average daily rate £411 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 101
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the London region over the 3 months to 3 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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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
City of London -6 21 £450 +20.00% 1
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Hammersmith - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London -7 1 £435 -17.14%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 145 (84.30%) Cisco
2 117 (68.02%) Firewall
3 114 (66.28%) VPN
4 106 (61.63%) WAN
5 104 (60.47%) BGP
6 94 (54.65%) LAN
7 90 (52.33%) MPLS
8 82 (47.67%) Network Security
9 81 (47.09%) Wireless
10 80 (46.51%) Juniper
11 77 (44.77%) OSPF
11 77 (44.77%) CheckPoint
11 77 (44.77%) Cisco ASA
12 75 (43.60%) Cisco Certification
13 71 (41.28%) TCP/IP
14 67 (38.95%) EIGRP
15 61 (35.47%) DNS
15 61 (35.47%) Spanning Tree
16 53 (30.81%) VoIP
17 52 (30.23%) CCNP
18 51 (29.65%) VLAN
19 49 (28.49%) Linux
20 48 (27.91%) SolarWinds
21 47 (27.33%) F5
22 46 (26.74%) Load Balancing
23 43 (25.00%) HSRP
23 43 (25.00%) Ethernet
23 43 (25.00%) Finance
24 42 (24.42%) Data Centre
25 41 (23.84%) 802.1X

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (5.23%) IIS
2 8 (4.65%) nginx
3 7 (4.07%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.07%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.07%) Jetty
4 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.74%) Apache
4 3 (1.74%) Lync
5 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.07%) Google App Engine
2 7 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (68.02%) Firewall
2 114 (66.28%) VPN
3 106 (61.63%) WAN
4 104 (60.47%) BGP
5 94 (54.65%) LAN
6 90 (52.33%) MPLS
7 82 (47.67%) Network Security
8 81 (47.09%) Wireless
9 77 (44.77%) Cisco ASA
9 77 (44.77%) OSPF
10 71 (41.28%) TCP/IP
11 67 (38.95%) EIGRP
12 61 (35.47%) DNS
12 61 (35.47%) Spanning Tree
13 53 (30.81%) VoIP
14 51 (29.65%) VLAN
15 43 (25.00%) Ethernet
15 43 (25.00%) HSRP
16 41 (23.84%) SSL
16 41 (23.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.98%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.40%) MySQL
3 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.16%) DB2
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.40%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 43 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (11.63%) Multimedia
3 15 (8.72%) Banking
4 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.65%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Retail
7 3 (1.74%) Advertising
7 3 (1.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (56.40%) Network Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (15.70%) Analyst
4 24 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (11.05%) Service Analyst
5 19 (11.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Network Analyst
9 6 (3.49%) Network Support
9 6 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.49%) Data Network Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) Security Manager
10 5 (2.91%) Senior Network Analyst
11 4 (2.33%) Senior Support Analyst
11 4 (2.33%) Network Manager
11 4 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (2.33%) Architect
11 4 (2.33%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.33%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.84%) 802.1X
2 12 (6.98%) .NET
3 8 (4.65%) J2EE
3 8 (4.65%) Servlets
4 5 (2.91%) XMPP
5 2 (1.16%) Web Services
5 2 (1.16%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.58%) HTML
6 1 (0.58%) JMS
6 1 (0.58%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.58%) SAML
6 1 (0.58%) JMX
6 1 (0.58%) LAMP
6 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.58%) Spring
6 1 (0.58%) Ajax
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.58%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.58%) SOAP
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.42%) Data Centre
2 30 (17.44%) PKI
3 24 (13.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.74%) BBC
6 3 (1.74%) e-Health
7 2 (1.16%) Eurex
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Life Science
8 1 (0.58%) Wiki
8 1 (0.58%) SecurID
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) IVR
8 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.49%) Linux
2 41 (23.84%) Windows
3 23 (13.37%) UNIX
4 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.33%) CentOS
5 4 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) SUSE
6 2 (1.16%) AIX
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.74%) Load Balancing
2 33 (19.19%) Network Management
3 27 (15.70%) ITIL
4 21 (12.21%) Time Management
5 20 (11.63%) Network Design
6 19 (11.05%) DDoS Mitigation
7 15 (8.72%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (8.72%) Service Management
8 13 (7.56%) Change Management
8 13 (7.56%) DevOps
8 13 (7.56%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (5.81%) Open Source
11 10 (5.81%) Project Management
12 9 (5.23%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.23%) Automated Testing
12 9 (5.23%) Performance Management
12 9 (5.23%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (5.23%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.56%) Java
2 11 (6.40%) VB
3 6 (3.49%) PHP
4 5 (2.91%) Python
5 4 (2.33%) C++
5 4 (2.33%) C
6 3 (1.74%) Perl
6 3 (1.74%) SQL
6 3 (1.74%) Lisp
7 2 (1.16%) Tcl
7 2 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (43.60%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (30.23%) CCNP
3 28 (16.28%) Degree
4 27 (15.70%) CCIE
5 13 (7.56%) CCSA
5 13 (7.56%) CCNA
6 12 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.91%) CCSE
8 5 (2.91%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.74%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.58%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.58%) CCDP
12 1 (0.58%) CISSP
12 1 (0.58%) CCIP
12 1 (0.58%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.58%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.49%) XenServer
2 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.91%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.91%) Snort
3 5 (2.91%) Squid
4 2 (1.16%) vSphere
4 2 (1.16%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.58%) iptables
5 1 (0.58%) Postfix
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) Xen
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.58%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (11.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (8.72%) CA Spectrum
2 15 (8.72%) RANCID
3 13 (7.56%) Puppet
4 12 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.65%) Nagios
6 7 (4.07%) NetCrunch
7 5 (2.91%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (2.91%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (2.91%) Cacti
8 4 (2.33%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.58%) WSUS
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 145 (84.30%) Cisco
2 80 (46.51%) Juniper
3 77 (44.77%) CheckPoint
4 48 (27.91%) SolarWinds
5 47 (27.33%) F5
6 35 (20.35%) Infoblox
7 33 (19.19%) Blue Coat
8 29 (16.86%) Citrix
9 25 (14.53%) Aruba
10 17 (9.88%) Riverbed
11 15 (8.72%) VMware
11 15 (8.72%) CA
12 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
13 10 (5.81%) Lancope
14 8 (4.65%) Dell
15 7 (4.07%) Nortel
15 7 (4.07%) Avaya
15 7 (4.07%) HP
15 7 (4.07%) Google
15 7 (4.07%) SonicWALL
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