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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 333 363 359
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Contract jobs citing IPsec 65 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 1.08% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 14
Average daily rate
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£410 £413 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +47.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £278 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £535 £843
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +453.84%
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
2800 2599 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.89% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1631 1729
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 76 142
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.58 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +18 13 £405 -4.70% 6
Greenwich - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 99 (71.22%) Firewall
2 95 (68.35%) VPN
3 92 (66.19%) Cisco
4 86 (61.87%) BGP
5 62 (44.60%) OSPF
6 61 (43.88%) WAN
7 60 (43.17%) DNS
8 58 (41.73%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (40.29%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (38.85%) Linux
11 53 (38.13%) TCP/IP
12 45 (32.37%) MPLS
12 45 (32.37%) Network Security
13 43 (30.94%) SSL
14 42 (30.22%) CCNP
15 41 (29.50%) Juniper
16 40 (28.78%) Windows
17 39 (28.06%) Load Balancing
18 37 (26.62%) CheckPoint
19 36 (25.90%) Citrix
19 36 (25.90%) Cisco Nexus
20 35 (25.18%) DHCP
21 34 (24.46%) HTTP
22 32 (23.02%) LAN
23 31 (22.30%) VMware
24 30 (21.58%) VLAN
25 27 (19.42%) Puppet
26 26 (18.71%) CCNA
27 25 (17.99%) EIGRP
27 25 (17.99%) Opscode Chef

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (10.07%) Apache
2 9 (6.47%) IIS
3 6 (4.32%) Confluence
3 6 (4.32%) MediaWiki
4 5 (3.60%) nginx
5 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Lync
6 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.72%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
2 7 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
2 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (71.22%) Firewall
2 95 (68.35%) VPN
3 86 (61.87%) BGP
4 62 (44.60%) OSPF
5 61 (43.88%) WAN
6 60 (43.17%) DNS
7 58 (41.73%) Cisco ASA
8 53 (38.13%) TCP/IP
9 45 (32.37%) MPLS
9 45 (32.37%) Network Security
10 43 (30.94%) SSL
11 36 (25.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (25.18%) DHCP
13 34 (24.46%) HTTP
14 32 (23.02%) LAN
15 30 (21.58%) VLAN
16 25 (17.99%) EIGRP
17 24 (17.27%) Internet
17 24 (17.27%) NetScreen
18 23 (16.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.55%) MySQL
2 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
3 18 (12.95%) MongoDB
3 18 (12.95%) NoSQL
3 18 (12.95%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.04%) DB2
5 7 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.04%) Subversion
3 6 (4.32%) JIRA
3 6 (4.32%) Hudson
4 3 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.72%) Ant
5 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (11.51%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.63%) Games
3 7 (5.04%) Finance
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (52.52%) Network Engineer
2 14 (10.07%) Architect
2 14 (10.07%) Network Support
3 12 (8.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (7.91%) Security Engineer
5 7 (5.04%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.60%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) Network Architect
8 4 (2.88%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.16%) Lead Architect
9 3 (2.16%) Lead Network Engineer
10 2 (1.44%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (1.44%) Network Operations Engineer
10 2 (1.44%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (1.44%) Network Analyst
10 2 (1.44%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.88%) Web Services
3 3 (2.16%) WAP
4 2 (1.44%) LAMP
5 1 (0.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Open Source
2 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.63%) Online Games
4 8 (5.76%) PKI
5 6 (4.32%) Wiki
5 6 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.88%) Clustering
6 4 (2.88%) NHS
7 3 (2.16%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.44%) Streaming Media
8 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.72%) BBC
9 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.72%) SecurID
9 1 (0.72%) e-Health
9 1 (0.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.85%) Linux
2 40 (28.78%) Windows
3 7 (5.04%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (5.04%) AIX
3 7 (5.04%) CentOS
3 7 (5.04%) SUSE
4 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.60%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.60%) Debian
5 3 (2.16%) UNIX
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) Load Balancing
2 25 (17.99%) Network Monitoring
2 25 (17.99%) DevOps
3 24 (17.27%) Network Design
4 22 (15.83%) Configuration Management
4 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (15.11%) Service Management
5 21 (15.11%) Change Management
6 18 (12.95%) E-Commerce
7 15 (10.79%) ITIL
7 15 (10.79%) Microservices
8 11 (7.91%) Automated Testing
9 10 (7.19%) OO
9 10 (7.19%) Line Management
10 9 (6.47%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.47%) High Availability
10 9 (6.47%) OOP
10 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.76%) Project Management
12 7 (5.04%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.11%) Java
2 12 (8.63%) SQL
3 6 (4.32%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.32%) Python
3 6 (4.32%) Perl
4 5 (3.60%) C
4 5 (3.60%) Ruby
5 3 (2.16%) PHP
5 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (40.29%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (30.22%) CCNP
3 26 (18.71%) CCNA
4 18 (12.95%) CCIE
5 7 (5.04%) CCDP
6 6 (4.32%) JNCIP
6 6 (4.32%) CCIP
7 5 (3.60%) Degree
8 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.16%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.44%) VCP4
9 2 (1.44%) CCSA
9 2 (1.44%) CISSP
10 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.72%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.72%) CCSE
10 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.51%) SLA
2 7 (5.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.47%) FreeRADIUS
2 9 (6.47%) ProxySG
3 8 (5.76%) vSphere
4 7 (5.04%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.04%) XenServer
5 6 (4.32%) Samba
5 6 (4.32%) Postfix
6 5 (3.60%) Firmware
7 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.72%) KVM
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) NFS
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.72%) XenApp
8 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (19.42%) Puppet
2 25 (17.99%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.91%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (5.04%) FortiGate
4 7 (5.04%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.60%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.88%) Nessus
6 4 (2.88%) Salt
6 4 (2.88%) RANCID
7 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.72%) NetCrunch
7 1 (0.72%) Nagios
7 1 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.72%) Cacti
7 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (66.19%) Cisco
2 41 (29.50%) Juniper
3 37 (26.62%) CheckPoint
4 36 (25.90%) Citrix
5 31 (22.30%) VMware
6 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
6 23 (16.55%) F5
7 20 (14.39%) Blue Coat
8 11 (7.91%) CA
8 11 (7.91%) SolarWinds
9 10 (7.19%) HP
10 7 (5.04%) Dell
10 7 (5.04%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.04%) Oracle
10 7 (5.04%) IBM
10 7 (5.04%) Infoblox
11 6 (4.32%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.32%) Tandberg
12 5 (3.60%) Aruba
12 5 (3.60%) 3Com
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