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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England / London
Rank 331 371 351
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -20
Contract jobs citing IPsec 67 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 1.65% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 37
Median daily rate £473 £488 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
2471 2662 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.71% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1739 1852
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 69
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +28.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -10 7 £338 -21.73% 3
Croydon - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 91 (70.54%) Cisco
2 82 (63.57%) VPN
3 64 (49.61%) Firewall
4 60 (46.51%) OSPF
5 57 (44.19%) BGP
5 57 (44.19%) DNS
6 51 (39.53%) TCP/IP
7 50 (38.76%) WAN
8 45 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (33.33%) Wireless
10 41 (31.78%) SSL
11 40 (31.01%) DHCP
11 40 (31.01%) CheckPoint
12 38 (29.46%) Cisco Certification
12 38 (29.46%) VMware
13 37 (28.68%) Linux
14 36 (27.91%) LAN
14 36 (27.91%) Juniper
14 36 (27.91%) HSRP
15 34 (26.36%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (25.58%) Palo Alto
17 32 (24.81%) DevOps
17 32 (24.81%) Security Cleared
17 32 (24.81%) Puppet
17 32 (24.81%) VRRP
18 30 (23.26%) Configuration Management
18 30 (23.26%) SC Cleared
19 29 (22.48%) Data Centre
19 29 (22.48%) MPLS
19 29 (22.48%) SSH

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 22 (17.05%) Apache
2 21 (16.28%) Confluence
3 19 (14.73%) nginx
4 17 (13.18%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.65%) IIS
6 5 (3.88%) Jetty
6 5 (3.88%) Mongrel
6 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.88%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (16.28%) HipChat
2 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.36%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.10%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.10%) Office 365
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.78%) Route 53
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (63.57%) VPN
2 64 (49.61%) Firewall
3 60 (46.51%) OSPF
4 57 (44.19%) BGP
4 57 (44.19%) DNS
5 51 (39.53%) TCP/IP
6 50 (38.76%) WAN
7 45 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (33.33%) Wireless
9 41 (31.78%) SSL
10 40 (31.01%) DHCP
11 36 (27.91%) HSRP
11 36 (27.91%) LAN
12 32 (24.81%) VRRP
13 29 (22.48%) MPLS
13 29 (22.48%) SSH
14 26 (20.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (19.38%) EIGRP
16 22 (17.05%) Network Security
16 22 (17.05%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (13.18%) Hadoop
2 17 (13.18%) Oracle Database
2 17 (13.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.20%) MySQL
4 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.55%) Redis
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (20.93%) Jenkins
2 23 (17.83%) Git (software)
3 21 (16.28%) JIRA
3 21 (16.28%) JIRA Agile
3 21 (16.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (13.95%) Ant
4 18 (13.95%) JUnit
4 18 (13.95%) Maven
5 17 (13.18%) Liquibase
5 17 (13.18%) SonarQube
6 8 (6.20%) Travis CI
7 3 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.78%) Gradle
8 1 (0.78%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.10%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Billing
3 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (32.56%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.73%) Architect
3 13 (10.08%) Consultant
4 12 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) Security Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Network Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Network Support
7 9 (6.98%) Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Network Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Voice Network Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Network Specialist
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) Software Packaging
2 17 (13.18%) 802.1X
2 17 (13.18%) ELK Stack
2 17 (13.18%) MCollective
3 11 (8.53%) Web Services
4 5 (3.88%) .NET
4 5 (3.88%) Servlets
5 4 (3.10%) J2EE
5 4 (3.10%) XMPP
6 3 (2.33%) COM
6 3 (2.33%) Node.js
6 3 (2.33%) SOAP
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.78%) Sensu
7 1 (0.78%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (5.43%) PKI
4 6 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.65%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) iSeries
7 1 (0.78%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Linux
2 21 (16.28%) Windows
3 17 (13.18%) VyOS
4 14 (10.85%) CentOS
5 13 (10.08%) RancherOS
6 10 (7.75%) Unix
7 6 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.10%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.55%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.78%) Mandriva Linux
12 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) DevOps
2 30 (23.26%) Configuration Management
3 25 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (16.28%) Change Management
4 21 (16.28%) Scrum
4 21 (16.28%) Service Management
5 20 (15.50%) Workflow
6 18 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (13.18%) Identity Management
7 17 (13.18%) Load Balancing
8 14 (10.85%) ITIL
9 13 (10.08%) Network Architecture
10 11 (8.53%) Network Management
11 10 (7.75%) Asset Management
12 9 (6.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 9 (6.98%) Open Source
13 8 (6.20%) Network Design
13 8 (6.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) Shell Script
2 11 (8.53%) Java
3 3 (2.33%) C
3 3 (2.33%) PHP
3 3 (2.33%) Python
3 3 (2.33%) SQL
4 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.78%) Lisp
5 1 (0.78%) Lua
5 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (29.46%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (24.81%) Security Cleared
3 30 (23.26%) SC Cleared
4 27 (20.93%) CCNP
5 15 (11.63%) CCSA
6 13 (10.08%) CCIE
7 10 (7.75%) CCNA
8 9 (6.98%) DV Cleared
9 6 (4.65%) CISSP
10 5 (3.88%) Degree
11 4 (3.10%) CCDP
11 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.55%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.55%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.55%) CCSE
12 2 (1.55%) CLAS
12 2 (1.55%) GCIH
12 2 (1.55%) GIAC
12 2 (1.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) FedRAMP
3 2 (1.55%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (15.50%) vCloud
2 18 (13.95%) Docker
2 18 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.18%) Postfix
3 17 (13.18%) Squid
4 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.10%) ProxySG
7 4 (3.10%) vSphere
7 4 (3.10%) Xen
8 3 (2.33%) BIND 9
8 3 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.55%) Firmware
9 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.55%) XenServer
10 1 (0.78%) iptables
10 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (24.81%) Puppet
2 20 (15.50%) Ansible
3 18 (13.95%) Terraform
4 17 (13.18%) Consul
4 17 (13.18%) Kibana
4 17 (13.18%) Kubernetes
4 17 (13.18%) logstash
4 17 (13.18%) Packer
4 17 (13.18%) Rancher
4 17 (13.18%) ZABBIX
5 14 (10.85%) HAProxy
6 7 (5.43%) WhatsUp Gold
7 6 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.10%) Cacti
9 3 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (2.33%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.33%) Nagios
9 3 (2.33%) Nessus
9 3 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (70.54%) Cisco
2 40 (31.01%) CheckPoint
3 38 (29.46%) VMware
4 36 (27.91%) Juniper
5 33 (25.58%) Palo Alto
6 24 (18.60%) F5
7 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
8 17 (13.18%) AppDynamics
8 17 (13.18%) Oracle
8 17 (13.18%) Sonatype
8 17 (13.18%) Vyatta
9 14 (10.85%) HP
10 12 (9.30%) Blue Coat
10 12 (9.30%) Citrix
11 10 (7.75%) Aruba
12 9 (6.98%) Riverbed
12 9 (6.98%) SolarWinds
13 7 (5.43%) Fortinet
14 6 (4.65%) Google
15 5 (3.88%) Sourcefire