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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 317 373 382
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +9
Contract jobs citing IPsec 98 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 1.93% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 42 34
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£435 £409 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.35% +13.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £271 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+83.96% -
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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 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 28 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 +10 21 £450 +5.88%
Hammersmith - 3 £400 -
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Docklands, London -7 1 £435 -17.14%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 154 (84.62%) Cisco
2 126 (69.23%) Firewall
3 125 (68.68%) VPN
4 114 (62.64%) BGP
5 111 (60.99%) WAN
6 99 (54.40%) MPLS
6 99 (54.40%) LAN
7 92 (50.55%) Juniper
8 87 (47.80%) OSPF
9 85 (46.70%) Network Security
9 85 (46.70%) Cisco ASA
10 84 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
10 84 (46.15%) Wireless
11 79 (43.41%) CheckPoint
12 76 (41.76%) TCP/IP
13 75 (41.21%) EIGRP
14 65 (35.71%) DNS
15 60 (32.97%) CCNP
15 60 (32.97%) Spanning Tree
16 59 (32.42%) F5
17 57 (31.32%) VoIP
18 54 (29.67%) Data Centre
19 53 (29.12%) SolarWinds
20 50 (27.47%) VLAN
21 47 (25.82%) Cisco IOS
22 46 (25.27%) Load Balancing
22 46 (25.27%) SSL
23 45 (24.73%) Linux
24 43 (23.63%) Finance
25 42 (23.08%) Internet

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (5.49%) nginx
2 9 (4.95%) IIS
2 9 (4.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.95%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.95%) Jetty
3 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.65%) Lync
5 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.55%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.40%) Google App Engine
3 8 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.10%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 126 (69.23%) Firewall
2 125 (68.68%) VPN
3 114 (62.64%) BGP
4 111 (60.99%) WAN
5 99 (54.40%) LAN
5 99 (54.40%) MPLS
6 87 (47.80%) OSPF
7 85 (46.70%) Network Security
7 85 (46.70%) Cisco ASA
8 84 (46.15%) Wireless
9 76 (41.76%) TCP/IP
10 75 (41.21%) EIGRP
11 65 (35.71%) DNS
12 60 (32.97%) Spanning Tree
13 57 (31.32%) VoIP
14 50 (27.47%) VLAN
15 47 (25.82%) Cisco IOS
16 46 (25.27%) SSL
17 42 (23.08%) Internet
17 42 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.59%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.49%) MySQL
3 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.10%) Subversion
3 2 (1.10%) JIRA
3 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.55%) Hudson
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.55%) JMeter
4 1 (0.55%) JConsole
4 1 (0.55%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.55%) YourKit
General
1 43 (23.63%) Finance
2 20 (10.99%) Multimedia
3 15 (8.24%) Banking
4 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.20%) Retail
6 3 (1.65%) Advertising
6 3 (1.65%) Legal
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 103 (56.59%) Network Engineer
2 28 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (14.84%) Analyst
4 25 (13.74%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (10.99%) Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (10.99%) Service Analyst
6 11 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.40%) Architect
8 7 (3.85%) Design Engineer
8 7 (3.85%) Network Support
9 6 (3.30%) Network Analyst
9 6 (3.30%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.30%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.30%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (2.75%) Network Specialist
10 5 (2.75%) Security Manager
10 5 (2.75%) Consultant
10 5 (2.75%) Senior Network Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.98%) 802.1X
2 13 (7.14%) .NET
3 9 (4.95%) J2EE
3 9 (4.95%) Servlets
4 5 (2.75%) XMPP
5 3 (1.65%) Web Services
6 2 (1.10%) JMS
7 1 (0.55%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.55%) SAML
7 1 (0.55%) JMX
7 1 (0.55%) LAMP
7 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.55%) Spring
7 1 (0.55%) Ajax
7 1 (0.55%) Java EE
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.55%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.55%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.67%) Data Centre
2 31 (17.03%) PKI
3 28 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (5.49%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.65%) BBC
7 3 (1.65%) e-Health
7 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.10%) Eurex
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.10%) Life Science
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
9 1 (0.55%) SecurID
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.73%) Linux
2 40 (21.98%) Windows
3 23 (12.64%) UNIX
4 5 (2.75%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.75%) CentOS
4 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) Debian
6 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.27%) Load Balancing
2 35 (19.23%) ITIL
2 35 (19.23%) Network Management
3 23 (12.64%) Network Design
3 23 (12.64%) DDoS Mitigation
4 22 (12.09%) Time Management
5 15 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (7.69%) Service Management
7 13 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
7 13 (7.14%) DevOps
8 12 (6.59%) Configuration Management
9 11 (6.04%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.04%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (5.49%) Kanban
10 10 (5.49%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (5.49%) Project Management
10 10 (5.49%) Automated Testing
10 10 (5.49%) Scrum
11 9 (4.95%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.69%) Java
2 11 (6.04%) VB
3 7 (3.85%) Python
4 6 (3.30%) PHP
5 5 (2.75%) Perl
6 4 (2.20%) C++
6 4 (2.20%) C
7 3 (1.65%) Lisp
7 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.10%) Ruby
8 2 (1.10%) Tcl
8 2 (1.10%) C#
9 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (32.97%) CCNP
3 33 (18.13%) CCIE
4 32 (17.58%) Degree
5 13 (7.14%) CCSA
6 12 (6.59%) Security Cleared
7 11 (6.04%) CCNA
8 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.75%) CCSE
9 5 (2.75%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.65%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.55%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.55%) CCDP
13 1 (0.55%) CISSP
13 1 (0.55%) CCSP
13 1 (0.55%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.30%) ProxySG
2 6 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.30%) XenServer
3 5 (2.75%) Snort
3 5 (2.75%) Squid
4 1 (0.55%) Postfix
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
4 1 (0.55%) Firmware
4 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.55%) Samba
4 1 (0.55%) Varnish
4 1 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.55%) Docker
4 1 (0.55%) iptables
4 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (10.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 19 (10.44%) RANCID
2 13 (7.14%) Puppet
3 12 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.49%) CA Spectrum
5 9 (4.95%) Nagios
6 6 (3.30%) Cacti
6 6 (3.30%) NetCrunch
7 5 (2.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (2.75%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (2.20%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.55%) WSUS
9 1 (0.55%) Ansible
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.55%) logstash
9 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 154 (84.62%) Cisco
2 92 (50.55%) Juniper
3 79 (43.41%) CheckPoint
4 59 (32.42%) F5
5 53 (29.12%) SolarWinds
6 39 (21.43%) Infoblox
7 34 (18.68%) Blue Coat
8 28 (15.38%) Citrix
9 25 (13.74%) Aruba
10 17 (9.34%) Riverbed
11 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
12 13 (7.14%) VMware
13 11 (6.04%) CA
14 8 (4.40%) HP
14 8 (4.40%) Dell
14 8 (4.40%) Google
15 7 (3.85%) Red Hat
16 6 (3.30%) Nortel
16 6 (3.30%) Avaya
16 6 (3.30%) Fortinet
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