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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 397 350 399
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +49
Contract jobs citing IPsec 47 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 2.34% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 24
Median daily rate £470 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
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
2938 2992 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.86% 13.40% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 1902 1880
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 84 92
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +32 5 £449 -25.20% 2
Croydon - 4 £393 -
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Westminster - 1 - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 49 (55.06%) VPN
1 49 (55.06%) DNS
2 47 (52.81%) Linux
3 45 (50.56%) Cisco
4 43 (48.31%) Firewall
5 42 (47.19%) BGP
6 40 (44.94%) DHCP
7 39 (43.82%) OSPF
8 38 (42.70%) TCP/IP
9 37 (41.57%) FTP
10 31 (34.83%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (33.71%) MPLS
12 29 (32.58%) EIGRP
13 28 (31.46%) SSL
13 28 (31.46%) Puppet
14 27 (30.34%) HTTP
14 27 (30.34%) Java
14 27 (30.34%) CheckPoint
14 27 (30.34%) Juniper
15 26 (29.21%) Windows
15 26 (29.21%) WAN
16 25 (28.09%) VMware
16 25 (28.09%) DevOps
17 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
18 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
19 21 (23.60%) Configuration Management
20 20 (22.47%) LAN
20 20 (22.47%) F5
21 19 (21.35%) Network Security
22 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (10.11%) nginx
2 8 (8.99%) IIS
3 7 (7.87%) Jetty
3 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.87%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.74%) Apache
5 4 (4.49%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.25%) Confluence
7 2 (2.25%) JBoss
7 2 (2.25%) MediaWiki
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.62%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.25%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (55.06%) DNS
1 49 (55.06%) VPN
2 43 (48.31%) Firewall
3 42 (47.19%) BGP
4 40 (44.94%) DHCP
5 39 (43.82%) OSPF
6 38 (42.70%) TCP/IP
7 37 (41.57%) FTP
8 30 (33.71%) MPLS
9 29 (32.58%) EIGRP
10 28 (31.46%) SSL
11 27 (30.34%) HTTP
12 26 (29.21%) WAN
13 20 (22.47%) LAN
14 19 (21.35%) Network Security
15 17 (19.10%) VoIP
16 15 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (15.73%) Wireless
18 13 (14.61%) LDAP
18 13 (14.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) MongoDB
2 16 (17.98%) MySQL
3 15 (16.85%) Relational Database
4 14 (15.73%) NoSQL
5 13 (14.61%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.37%) DB2
8 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.12%) Big Data
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
2 16 (17.98%) Travis CI
3 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.25%) Ant
4 2 (2.25%) Gradle
4 2 (2.25%) Hudson
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) JUnit
4 2 (2.25%) Maven
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.12%) GitLab
5 1 (1.12%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Data Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Voice Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Voice Network Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Data Network Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Security Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Data Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Designer
7 5 (5.62%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) J2EE
2 8 (8.99%) .NET
3 7 (7.87%) Servlets
4 6 (6.74%) Web Services
5 5 (5.62%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.25%) LAMP
6 2 (2.25%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.12%) CSS
7 1 (1.12%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.12%) Sensu
7 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.36%) PKI
3 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.87%) CESG
4 7 (7.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.62%) Cryptography
5 5 (5.62%) iSeries
6 4 (4.49%) iPad
7 3 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.25%) Clustering
8 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.25%) Wiki
9 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.12%) IVR
9 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Linux
2 26 (29.21%) Windows
3 18 (20.22%) Unix
4 10 (11.24%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.37%) CentOS
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.25%) Debian
8 2 (2.25%) Solaris
9 1 (1.12%) AIX
9 1 (1.12%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) DevOps
2 21 (23.60%) Configuration Management
3 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (16.85%) Load Balancing
5 13 (14.61%) Automated Testing
5 13 (14.61%) Network Architecture
6 12 (13.48%) Open Source
7 11 (12.36%) ITIL
7 11 (12.36%) Target Operating Model
8 10 (11.24%) Microservices
8 10 (11.24%) Network Design
9 9 (10.11%) Security Architecture
10 8 (8.99%) Migration
10 8 (8.99%) OO
10 8 (8.99%) OOP
11 7 (7.87%) Change Management
12 6 (6.74%) Low Latency
13 5 (5.62%) High Availability
13 5 (5.62%) Network Management
13 5 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) Java
2 13 (14.61%) Perl
3 11 (12.36%) Python
4 9 (10.11%) Ruby
5 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.62%) Lisp
7 4 (4.49%) C
7 4 (4.49%) C++
7 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.49%) SQL
8 3 (3.37%) C#
8 3 (3.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) Go
9 1 (1.12%) Korn
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) Tcl
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (34.83%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.61%) CCNP
3 10 (11.24%) CCIE
4 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.99%) Degree
5 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.74%) CCNP Voice
7 5 (5.62%) CISSP
8 4 (4.49%) CCNA
9 3 (3.37%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.25%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.12%) CCSE
11 1 (1.12%) CCSP
11 1 (1.12%) CEH
11 1 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.12%) CREST Certified
11 1 (1.12%) GCIA
11 1 (1.12%) GCIH
11 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (1.12%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.74%) Samba
3 5 (5.62%) Docker
4 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.37%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.37%) Xen
6 2 (2.25%) Firmware
6 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.25%) iptables
6 2 (2.25%) Postfix
7 1 (1.12%) Ceph
7 1 (1.12%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.12%) GlusterFS
7 1 (1.12%) NFS
7 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.12%) Snort
7 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (31.46%) Puppet
2 15 (16.85%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (12.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (7.87%) Ansible
5 5 (5.62%) Nagios
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (3.37%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.12%) Graphite
8 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.12%) logstash
8 1 (1.12%) TrustSec
8 1 (1.12%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (50.56%) Cisco
2 27 (30.34%) CheckPoint
2 27 (30.34%) Juniper
3 25 (28.09%) VMware
4 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
5 20 (22.47%) F5
6 14 (15.73%) Palo Alto
7 10 (11.24%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.99%) IBM
8 8 (8.99%) Oracle
9 6 (6.74%) Google
9 6 (6.74%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.62%) Aruba
10 5 (5.62%) Citrix
11 4 (4.49%) NetApp
11 4 (4.49%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.37%) HP
12 3 (3.37%) Polycom
13 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
13 2 (2.25%) Brocade