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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 357 336 364
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Contract jobs citing IPsec 77 97 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 3.16% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 47
Median daily rate £495 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £430 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +16.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +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
3221 3067 2914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.55% 13.02% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2000 1815
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 105 92
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.68 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +38 11 £475 +5.55% 3
Croydon - 8 £431 - 1
Greenwich - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (57.72%) Firewall
2 65 (52.85%) VPN
3 48 (39.02%) Cisco
3 48 (39.02%) Linux
4 47 (38.21%) DNS
5 44 (35.77%) F5
6 43 (34.96%) TCP/IP
6 43 (34.96%) Juniper
6 43 (34.96%) OSPF
7 42 (34.15%) BGP
7 42 (34.15%) SSL
7 42 (34.15%) Load Balancing
8 40 (32.52%) PKI
9 39 (31.71%) DHCP
10 35 (28.46%) Network Security
10 35 (28.46%) Palo Alto
11 34 (27.64%) LDAP
12 33 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (26.02%) MPLS
13 32 (26.02%) Change Management
14 31 (25.20%) Network Design
15 30 (24.39%) FTP
16 29 (23.58%) Windows
16 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
17 28 (22.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
18 27 (21.95%) Wireless
19 26 (21.14%) VMware
19 26 (21.14%) SC Cleared
20 25 (20.33%) Cisco ASA
20 25 (20.33%) Puppet

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 9 (7.32%) nginx
2 8 (6.50%) Apache
3 6 (4.88%) IIS
4 5 (4.07%) Jetty
4 5 (4.07%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.25%) Confluence
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.25%) JBoss
5 4 (3.25%) MediaWiki
5 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
1 11 (8.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.44%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 71 (57.72%) Firewall
2 65 (52.85%) VPN
3 47 (38.21%) DNS
4 43 (34.96%) OSPF
4 43 (34.96%) TCP/IP
5 42 (34.15%) BGP
5 42 (34.15%) SSL
6 39 (31.71%) DHCP
7 35 (28.46%) Network Security
8 34 (27.64%) LDAP
9 32 (26.02%) MPLS
10 30 (24.39%) FTP
11 27 (21.95%) Wireless
12 25 (20.33%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (19.51%) HTTP
13 24 (19.51%) WAN
14 23 (18.70%) EIGRP
14 23 (18.70%) LAN
15 20 (16.26%) Ethernet
16 16 (13.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) MySQL
2 12 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.94%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.13%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.07%) MariaDB
8 4 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.76%) Travis CI
3 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) Hudson
4 4 (3.25%) JIRA
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) Ant
5 2 (1.63%) Gradle
5 2 (1.63%) JUnit
5 2 (1.63%) Maven
5 2 (1.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.81%) GitLab
General
1 24 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Publishing
2 2 (1.63%) Retail
2 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.81%) Billing
3 1 (0.81%) Law
3 1 (0.81%) Legal
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (27.64%) Architect
2 32 (26.02%) Network Engineer
3 31 (25.20%) Network Architect
4 22 (17.89%) Network Security Architect
4 22 (17.89%) Security Architect
5 15 (12.20%) Security Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Juniper Architect
8 10 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (5.69%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Administrator
11 6 (4.88%) Voice Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Voice Network Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Cisco Voice Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Data Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Data Network Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) J2EE
2 6 (4.88%) .NET
3 5 (4.07%) 802.1X
3 5 (4.07%) Servlets
4 3 (2.44%) Web Services
5 2 (1.63%) CSS
5 2 (1.63%) LAMP
5 2 (1.63%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.63%) WireMock
6 1 (0.81%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.81%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.81%) Sensu
6 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.52%) PKI
2 23 (18.70%) Data Centre
3 22 (17.89%) YubiKey
4 5 (4.07%) Clustering
4 5 (4.07%) iPad
4 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.25%) CESG
5 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.25%) Wiki
6 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.81%) iSeries
8 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.02%) Linux
2 29 (23.58%) Windows
3 14 (11.38%) Ubuntu
4 12 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.32%) Unix
6 8 (6.50%) Windows 10
6 8 (6.50%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.69%) Solaris
8 5 (4.07%) CentOS
9 4 (3.25%) Debian
9 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.81%) AIX
11 1 (0.81%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.81%) SUSE
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.15%) Load Balancing
2 32 (26.02%) Change Management
3 31 (25.20%) Network Design
4 28 (22.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 24 (19.51%) DevOps
6 23 (18.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 23 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (16.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 19 (15.45%) ITIL
9 16 (13.01%) Configuration Management
10 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.13%) Capacity Management
11 10 (8.13%) Change Control
11 10 (8.13%) Open Source
12 9 (7.32%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.32%) Target Operating Model
13 8 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (6.50%) Microservices
13 8 (6.50%) Network Management
13 8 (6.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.51%) Java
2 13 (10.57%) Perl
2 13 (10.57%) Python
3 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.69%) Ruby
4 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.25%) C
5 4 (3.25%) C++
5 4 (3.25%) SQL
6 3 (2.44%) C#
6 3 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) Go
7 1 (0.81%) Korn
7 1 (0.81%) Lisp
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Tcl
7 1 (0.81%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (23.58%) Security Cleared
3 26 (21.14%) SC Cleared
4 23 (18.70%) JNCIA
4 23 (18.70%) JNCIS
5 16 (13.01%) CCNP
6 8 (6.50%) CCNA
7 7 (5.69%) CCIE
8 6 (4.88%) CCSE
9 5 (4.07%) JNCIE
9 5 (4.07%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.25%) CISSP
10 4 (3.25%) Degree
10 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.63%) CCDP
12 2 (1.63%) CCSA
12 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.81%) CCSP
13 1 (0.81%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.63%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.94%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (7.32%) Samba
4 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.25%) Docker
5 4 (3.25%) iptables
5 4 (3.25%) Postfix
5 4 (3.25%) ProxySG
5 4 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.25%) XenServer
6 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.44%) Xen
7 2 (1.63%) etcd
7 2 (1.63%) flannel
7 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.81%) Ceph
8 1 (0.81%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.81%) Snort
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (20.33%) Puppet
2 11 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (6.50%) Nagios
5 7 (5.69%) Ansible
6 6 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (4.88%) OpenView
7 5 (4.07%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.63%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.63%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.81%) Graphite
10 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.81%) logstash
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.81%) rkt
10 1 (0.81%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 48 (39.02%) Cisco
2 44 (35.77%) F5
3 43 (34.96%) Juniper
4 35 (28.46%) Palo Alto
5 26 (21.14%) VMware
6 25 (20.33%) Aerohive Networks
6 25 (20.33%) CheckPoint
7 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
8 12 (9.76%) Red Hat
9 11 (8.94%) Citrix
10 8 (6.50%) Blue Coat
10 8 (6.50%) HP
10 8 (6.50%) Oracle
11 5 (4.07%) NetApp
11 5 (4.07%) Splunk
12 4 (3.25%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (3.25%) FireEye
12 4 (3.25%) Sourcefire
13 3 (2.44%) Google
13 3 (2.44%) Symantec
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