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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 359 373 352
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing IPsec 77 51 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.77% 1.80% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 47
Median daily rate £475 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +37.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £299 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £553 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £329
% change year-on-year
- +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £49.19 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% +14.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.65% -
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
2780 2828 3135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.51% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1910 2135
Median daily rate £438 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 11 £456 -2.66% 4
Croydon - 9 £488 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Westminster - 1 £400 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 95 (64.19%) VPN
2 90 (60.81%) Cisco
3 82 (55.41%) Firewall
4 66 (44.59%) OSPF
5 63 (42.57%) DNS
6 61 (41.22%) BGP
7 53 (35.81%) TCP/IP
8 51 (34.46%) SSL
8 51 (34.46%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (32.43%) Juniper
9 48 (32.43%) Wireless
10 45 (30.41%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (30.41%) WAN
11 44 (29.73%) LAN
12 43 (29.05%) Linux
12 43 (29.05%) Palo Alto
13 42 (28.38%) DHCP
14 40 (27.03%) CheckPoint
15 39 (26.35%) VMware
16 38 (25.68%) Security Cleared
17 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
18 35 (23.65%) F5
18 35 (23.65%) HSRP
18 35 (23.65%) Change Management
19 34 (22.97%) Windows
20 33 (22.30%) Data Centre
21 32 (21.62%) VRRP
22 31 (20.95%) MPLS
22 31 (20.95%) Finance
22 31 (20.95%) DevOps

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 23 (15.54%) Confluence
2 21 (14.19%) Apache
3 18 (12.16%) nginx
4 17 (11.49%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.05%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.35%) IIS
7 2 (1.35%) JBoss
7 2 (1.35%) Jetty
7 2 (1.35%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.35%) Mongrel
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (14.19%) HipChat
2 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.05%) MS Office
3 6 (4.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.24%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.03%) Office 365
4 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) Route 53
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (64.19%) VPN
2 82 (55.41%) Firewall
3 66 (44.59%) OSPF
4 63 (42.57%) DNS
5 61 (41.22%) BGP
6 53 (35.81%) TCP/IP
7 51 (34.46%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (34.46%) SSL
8 48 (32.43%) Wireless
9 45 (30.41%) WAN
10 44 (29.73%) LAN
11 42 (28.38%) DHCP
12 35 (23.65%) HSRP
13 32 (21.62%) VRRP
14 31 (20.95%) MPLS
14 31 (20.95%) Network Security
15 29 (19.59%) SSH
16 26 (17.57%) EIGRP
17 25 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (14.19%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (11.49%) Hadoop
2 17 (11.49%) Oracle Database
2 17 (11.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (10.14%) MySQL
4 5 (3.38%) MariaDB
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (16.22%) Git (software)
1 24 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 23 (15.54%) JIRA
3 21 (14.19%) JIRA Agile
3 21 (14.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (12.16%) Ant
4 18 (12.16%) JUnit
4 18 (12.16%) Maven
5 17 (11.49%) Liquibase
5 17 (11.49%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.03%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.35%) Hudson
7 2 (1.35%) Subversion
8 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.68%) Gradle
8 1 (0.68%) Selenium
8 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (20.95%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (33.78%) Network Engineer
2 26 (17.57%) Architect
3 20 (13.51%) Security Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Network Architect
5 14 (9.46%) Security Architect
6 13 (8.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Consultant
6 13 (8.78%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Network Security Architect
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Voice Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Voice Network Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Juniper Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Network Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (3.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.19%) Software Packaging
2 17 (11.49%) ELK Stack
2 17 (11.49%) MCollective
3 16 (10.81%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.03%) .NET
4 3 (2.03%) COM
4 3 (2.03%) Web Services
5 2 (1.35%) CSS
5 2 (1.35%) J2EE
5 2 (1.35%) Servlets
5 2 (1.35%) XMPP
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) LAMP
6 1 (0.68%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) Sensu
6 1 (0.68%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.30%) Data Centre
2 25 (16.89%) PKI
3 9 (6.08%) YubiKey
4 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.38%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.38%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.03%) Clustering
8 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.03%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.35%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.35%) Wiki
10 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.05%) Linux
2 34 (22.97%) Windows
3 17 (11.49%) VyOS
4 16 (10.81%) CentOS
5 13 (8.78%) RancherOS
5 13 (8.78%) Windows Server
6 10 (6.76%) Ubuntu
7 9 (6.08%) Unix
7 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.05%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.38%) Solaris
10 2 (1.35%) Debian
10 2 (1.35%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) Change Management
2 31 (20.95%) DevOps
3 28 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (18.24%) Load Balancing
5 25 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (16.89%) Configuration Management
6 22 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (14.86%) Service Management
7 21 (14.19%) ITIL
7 21 (14.19%) Scrum
8 20 (13.51%) Network Design
9 17 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (11.49%) Identity Management
9 17 (11.49%) Workflow
10 16 (10.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 13 (8.78%) Network Architecture
11 13 (8.78%) Network Management
12 10 (6.76%) Change Control
12 10 (6.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 10 (6.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) Shell Script
2 8 (5.41%) Java
3 5 (3.38%) Python
4 4 (2.70%) PHP
4 4 (2.70%) SQL
5 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.35%) C
6 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.68%) Lua
7 1 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (30.41%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (25.68%) Security Cleared
3 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 27 (18.24%) CCNP
5 15 (10.14%) CCIE
6 14 (9.46%) CCNA
7 10 (6.76%) CCSA
7 10 (6.76%) DV Cleared
7 10 (6.76%) JNCIA
7 10 (6.76%) JNCIS
8 7 (4.73%) CISSP
8 7 (4.73%) Degree
9 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.70%) CCDP
11 3 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.03%) CCSE
11 3 (2.03%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.35%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.35%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.35%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.35%) FedRAMP
2 2 (1.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.84%) Postfix
1 19 (12.84%) vCloud
1 19 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.16%) Docker
3 17 (11.49%) Squid
4 8 (5.41%) ProxySG
4 8 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.38%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.70%) vSphere
6 4 (2.70%) XenServer
7 3 (2.03%) BIND 9
7 3 (2.03%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.03%) iptables
8 2 (1.35%) Firmware
8 2 (1.35%) Samba
9 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (20.27%) Puppet
2 21 (14.19%) Ansible
3 19 (12.84%) ZABBIX
4 17 (11.49%) Consul
4 17 (11.49%) Kibana
4 17 (11.49%) Kubernetes
4 17 (11.49%) logstash
4 17 (11.49%) Packer
4 17 (11.49%) Rancher
4 17 (11.49%) Terraform
5 14 (9.46%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.38%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.38%) Nagios
7 4 (2.70%) Cacti
7 4 (2.70%) FortiGate
7 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.70%) SCCM
7 4 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (2.03%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 90 (60.81%) Cisco
2 48 (32.43%) Juniper
3 43 (29.05%) Palo Alto
4 40 (27.03%) CheckPoint
5 39 (26.35%) VMware
6 35 (23.65%) F5
7 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
8 22 (14.86%) Oracle
9 19 (12.84%) Blue Coat
10 18 (12.16%) HP
11 17 (11.49%) AppDynamics
11 17 (11.49%) Sonatype
11 17 (11.49%) Vyatta
12 16 (10.81%) Citrix
13 14 (9.46%) Aerohive Networks
14 10 (6.76%) Aruba
15 9 (6.08%) Sourcefire
16 8 (5.41%) SolarWinds
17 7 (4.73%) Fortinet
18 5 (3.38%) Veeam
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