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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 321 379 353
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -26
Contract jobs citing IPsec 81 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 0.96% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 16 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £298 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £112.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-73.33% +221.42%
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
2845 2609 2796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1677 1730
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 130
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 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 27 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 +22 10 £500 +17.64% 6
Greenwich - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 (67.81%) Firewall
2 97 (66.44%) VPN
2 97 (66.44%) Cisco
3 91 (62.33%) BGP
4 67 (45.89%) DNS
5 66 (45.21%) TCP/IP
5 66 (45.21%) OSPF
5 66 (45.21%) Cisco ASA
6 64 (43.84%) MPLS
7 62 (42.47%) WAN
8 60 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (39.04%) Linux
10 54 (36.99%) Network Security
11 47 (32.19%) Juniper
12 44 (30.14%) SSL
13 43 (29.45%) CCNP
14 42 (28.77%) Load Balancing
15 41 (28.08%) HTTP
15 41 (28.08%) LAN
16 40 (27.40%) Citrix
17 37 (25.34%) DHCP
18 35 (23.97%) Wireless
18 35 (23.97%) VLAN
19 34 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
20 32 (21.92%) Internet
20 32 (21.92%) Ethernet
20 32 (21.92%) Windows
21 31 (21.23%) CheckPoint
21 31 (21.23%) Puppet
22 30 (20.55%) DevOps

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 12 (8.22%) Apache
2 9 (6.16%) IIS
3 7 (4.79%) nginx
4 6 (4.11%) Confluence
4 6 (4.11%) MediaWiki
5 3 (2.05%) Jetty
5 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.79%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.37%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
3 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (67.81%) Firewall
2 97 (66.44%) VPN
3 91 (62.33%) BGP
4 67 (45.89%) DNS
5 66 (45.21%) TCP/IP
5 66 (45.21%) OSPF
5 66 (45.21%) Cisco ASA
6 64 (43.84%) MPLS
7 62 (42.47%) WAN
8 54 (36.99%) Network Security
9 44 (30.14%) SSL
10 41 (28.08%) HTTP
10 41 (28.08%) LAN
11 37 (25.34%) DHCP
12 35 (23.97%) Wireless
12 35 (23.97%) VLAN
13 34 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (21.92%) Ethernet
14 32 (21.92%) Internet
15 29 (19.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.49%) MySQL
2 24 (16.44%) Relational Database
3 23 (15.75%) MongoDB
4 21 (14.38%) NoSQL
4 21 (14.38%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.79%) Subversion
3 6 (4.11%) JIRA
3 6 (4.11%) Hudson
4 2 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (12.33%) Finance
2 16 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.22%) Games
4 9 (6.16%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (10.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.59%) Network Support
4 12 (8.22%) Architect
5 9 (6.16%) Security Engineer
6 8 (5.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Network Architect
9 4 (2.74%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.74%) Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.05%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (2.05%) Lead Network Engineer
10 3 (2.05%) Lead Architect
10 3 (2.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.37%) DevOps Manager
11 2 (1.37%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.74%) Web Services
3 3 (2.05%) .NET
3 3 (2.05%) J2EE
3 3 (2.05%) Servlets
4 2 (1.37%) LAMP
5 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.68%) Spring
5 1 (0.68%) Ajax
5 1 (0.68%) Java EE
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.68%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) EJB
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) JSP
5 1 (0.68%) JMS
5 1 (0.68%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.68%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) Open Source
2 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.96%) PKI
4 12 (8.22%) Online Games
5 6 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.11%) Wiki
6 3 (2.05%) Interactive TV
6 3 (2.05%) Clustering
7 2 (1.37%) NHS
7 2 (1.37%) Streaming Media
7 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) BBC
8 1 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.04%) Linux
2 32 (21.92%) Windows
3 7 (4.79%) CentOS
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (3.42%) SUSE
4 5 (3.42%) Debian
4 5 (3.42%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.42%) AIX
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.77%) Load Balancing
2 30 (20.55%) DevOps
3 26 (17.81%) Configuration Management
4 25 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (16.44%) Network Design
6 22 (15.07%) Service Management
7 20 (13.70%) E-Commerce
8 19 (13.01%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (11.64%) Microservices
9 17 (11.64%) ITIL
9 17 (11.64%) Change Management
10 14 (9.59%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.22%) Network Management
12 11 (7.53%) OO
13 10 (6.85%) OOP
14 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.16%) High Availability
14 9 (6.16%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
15 7 (4.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.12%) Java
2 9 (6.16%) SQL
3 7 (4.79%) Python
4 6 (4.11%) Perl
4 6 (4.11%) C
4 6 (4.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.42%) Ruby
6 4 (2.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (29.45%) CCNP
3 22 (15.07%) CCNA
4 20 (13.70%) CCIE
5 14 (9.59%) Degree
6 7 (4.79%) CCDP
6 7 (4.79%) CCIP
7 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.42%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.37%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.37%) CISSP
10 1 (0.68%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.68%) CCSA
10 1 (0.68%) CCSE
10 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.16%) ProxySG
3 8 (5.48%) XenServer
4 7 (4.79%) FreeRADIUS
5 6 (4.11%) vSphere
5 6 (4.11%) iptables
5 6 (4.11%) Postfix
5 6 (4.11%) Samba
6 5 (3.42%) Active Directory
7 4 (2.74%) Firmware
8 2 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.37%) Xen
9 1 (0.68%) XenApp
9 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.68%) NFS
9 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (21.23%) Puppet
2 28 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.22%) RANCID
4 8 (5.48%) CA Spectrum
5 7 (4.79%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.74%) Salt
7 3 (2.05%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.37%) Iperf
8 2 (1.37%) Cacti
8 2 (1.37%) Nagios
9 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.68%) Nessus
9 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.68%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 97 (66.44%) Cisco
2 47 (32.19%) Juniper
3 40 (27.40%) Citrix
4 31 (21.23%) CheckPoint
5 27 (18.49%) F5
6 24 (16.44%) VMware
7 23 (15.75%) SolarWinds
7 23 (15.75%) Infoblox
8 20 (13.70%) Blue Coat
9 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
10 10 (6.85%) HP
10 10 (6.85%) Aruba
11 8 (5.48%) CA
12 7 (4.79%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.11%) Tandberg
14 5 (3.42%) Oracle
14 5 (3.42%) IBM
15 3 (2.05%) Fortinet
15 3 (2.05%) SevOne
16 2 (1.37%) Google
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