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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 343 382 358
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -24
Contract jobs citing IPsec 72 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 1.55% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £27.50
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
3195 3090 3658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.03% 12.30% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 2015 2200
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 182
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

IPsec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 16 £425 +19.29% 2
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 84 (69.42%) VPN
2 78 (64.46%) Firewall
3 75 (61.98%) Cisco
4 67 (55.37%) DNS
5 62 (51.24%) WAN
6 57 (47.11%) BGP
7 48 (39.67%) LAN
8 44 (36.36%) DHCP
9 41 (33.88%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (33.88%) Windows
10 39 (32.23%) CheckPoint
11 37 (30.58%) CCNP
11 37 (30.58%) Network Security
11 37 (30.58%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (29.75%) VMware
13 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
13 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
14 34 (28.10%) OSPF
15 33 (27.27%) SSL
16 29 (23.97%) MPLS
16 29 (23.97%) EIGRP
17 28 (23.14%) CCNA
17 28 (23.14%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (22.31%) Linux
19 24 (19.83%) Juniper
19 24 (19.83%) Wireless
20 23 (19.01%) IIS
20 23 (19.01%) HTTP
20 23 (19.01%) Load Balancing
21 22 (18.18%) ITIL

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (19.01%) IIS
2 21 (17.36%) Apache
3 16 (13.22%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.44%) Jetty
4 9 (7.44%) nginx
4 9 (7.44%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.61%) MS Exchange
6 7 (5.79%) Lync
6 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (9.09%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (69.42%) VPN
2 78 (64.46%) Firewall
3 67 (55.37%) DNS
4 62 (51.24%) WAN
5 57 (47.11%) BGP
6 48 (39.67%) LAN
7 44 (36.36%) DHCP
8 37 (30.58%) Network Security
8 37 (30.58%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
10 34 (28.10%) OSPF
11 33 (27.27%) SSL
12 29 (23.97%) EIGRP
12 29 (23.97%) MPLS
13 28 (23.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (19.83%) Wireless
15 23 (19.01%) HTTP
16 20 (16.53%) VoIP
17 18 (14.88%) SNMP
18 17 (14.05%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) DB2
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) Ant
General
1 13 (10.74%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Local Government
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (47.93%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.92%) Consultant
3 10 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (8.26%) Network Specialist
4 9 (7.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Architect
5 8 (6.61%) Senior Network Specialist
6 7 (5.79%) Network Consultant
6 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.96%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Network Support
8 5 (4.13%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.48%) Administrator
10 3 (2.48%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.40%) .NET
2 9 (7.44%) Servlets
2 9 (7.44%) Regular Expression
3 8 (6.61%) J2EE
4 2 (1.65%) XMPP
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Clustering
1 9 (7.44%) Open Source
2 6 (4.96%) Firmware
3 4 (3.31%) NHS
3 4 (3.31%) PKI
4 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.65%) SecurID
4 2 (1.65%) Replication
4 2 (1.65%) CESG
4 2 (1.65%) e-Health
5 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.83%) FMCG
5 1 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.88%) Windows
2 27 (22.31%) Linux
3 10 (8.26%) UNIX
4 9 (7.44%) AIX
4 9 (7.44%) SUSE
4 9 (7.44%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) Load Balancing
2 22 (18.18%) ITIL
3 19 (15.70%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (12.40%) Change Management
4 15 (12.40%) Network Design
5 13 (10.74%) Migration
6 12 (9.92%) Service Management
7 11 (9.09%) Network Architecture
8 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.26%) Line Management
9 9 (7.44%) Network Management
9 9 (7.44%) Data Protection
10 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.61%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Asset Management
11 7 (5.79%) Time Management
11 7 (5.79%) BCP
12 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) Java
2 12 (9.92%) SQL
3 7 (5.79%) C
4 6 (4.96%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (33.88%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (30.58%) CCNP
3 28 (23.14%) CCNA
4 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.79%) CCIE
7 4 (3.31%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.31%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.48%) CISSP
9 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.65%) Degree
9 2 (1.65%) CCSE
10 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.83%) CISA
10 1 (0.83%) CISM
10 1 (0.83%) CCSA
10 1 (0.83%) CCVP
10 1 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.44%) FreeRADIUS
3 9 (7.44%) vSphere
4 8 (6.61%) Xen
4 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.48%) OpenSSH
6 2 (1.65%) NFS
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.83%) UAG
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) Puppet
1 10 (8.26%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (6.61%) SCOrch
3 5 (4.13%) FortiGate
3 5 (4.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.48%) OpenView
4 3 (2.48%) Nessus
4 3 (2.48%) SCCM
5 2 (1.65%) SCOM
5 2 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.83%) Cacti
6 1 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.83%) RANCID
Vendors
1 75 (61.98%) Cisco
2 39 (32.23%) CheckPoint
3 36 (29.75%) VMware
4 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
5 24 (19.83%) Juniper
6 20 (16.53%) F5
7 19 (15.70%) Citrix
8 16 (13.22%) Oracle
9 14 (11.57%) Dell
10 12 (9.92%) HP
11 11 (9.09%) Google
12 10 (8.26%) SolarWinds
12 10 (8.26%) IBM
12 10 (8.26%) CA
13 9 (7.44%) Mitel
14 8 (6.61%) Fortinet
15 7 (5.79%) Blue Coat
15 7 (5.79%) Aruba
16 4 (3.31%) Splunk
16 4 (3.31%) 3Com
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago