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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 347 386 344
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -42
Contract jobs citing IPsec 73 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 1.55% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 40
Average daily rate
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£403 £370 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.98% -10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +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
3179 3100 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.33% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2026 2158
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 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 91 177
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 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 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 19 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 19 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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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 +34 16 £425 +25.92%
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 82 (68.91%) VPN
2 76 (63.87%) Firewall
3 73 (61.34%) Cisco
4 67 (56.30%) DNS
5 61 (51.26%) WAN
6 55 (46.22%) BGP
7 48 (40.34%) LAN
8 44 (36.97%) DHCP
9 40 (33.61%) Windows
10 39 (32.77%) Cisco Certification
11 38 (31.93%) CheckPoint
12 37 (31.09%) Network Security
13 35 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (29.41%) VMware
13 35 (29.41%) CCNP
13 35 (29.41%) TCP/IP
14 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
14 34 (28.57%) OSPF
15 32 (26.89%) SSL
16 29 (24.37%) MPLS
17 28 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (22.69%) EIGRP
18 27 (22.69%) CCNA
18 27 (22.69%) Linux
19 24 (20.17%) Juniper
19 24 (20.17%) Wireless
20 23 (19.33%) IIS
20 23 (19.33%) HTTP
20 23 (19.33%) Load Balancing
21 22 (18.49%) ITIL

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (19.33%) IIS
2 21 (17.65%) Apache
3 16 (13.45%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.56%) nginx
4 9 (7.56%) Jetty
4 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.72%) MS Exchange
6 7 (5.88%) Lync
6 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (5.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.24%) Google App Engine
2 11 (9.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (68.91%) VPN
2 76 (63.87%) Firewall
3 67 (56.30%) DNS
4 61 (51.26%) WAN
5 55 (46.22%) BGP
6 48 (40.34%) LAN
7 44 (36.97%) DHCP
8 37 (31.09%) Network Security
9 35 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (29.41%) TCP/IP
10 34 (28.57%) OSPF
11 32 (26.89%) SSL
12 29 (24.37%) MPLS
13 28 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (22.69%) EIGRP
15 24 (20.17%) Wireless
16 23 (19.33%) HTTP
17 20 (16.81%) VoIP
18 17 (14.29%) SNMP
18 17 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) DB2
3 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) Ant
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Local Government
3 7 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 12 (10.08%) Consultant
3 10 (8.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (8.40%) Network Specialist
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (7.56%) Architect
5 8 (6.72%) Senior Network Specialist
6 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 6 (5.04%) Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Network Support
8 5 (4.20%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.52%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) .NET
2 9 (7.56%) Regular Expression
2 9 (7.56%) Servlets
3 8 (6.72%) J2EE
4 2 (1.68%) XMPP
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Open Source
1 9 (7.56%) Clustering
2 6 (5.04%) Firmware
3 4 (3.36%) NHS
3 4 (3.36%) PKI
4 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.68%) SecurID
4 2 (1.68%) Replication
4 2 (1.68%) CESG
4 2 (1.68%) e-Health
4 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.84%) FMCG
5 1 (0.84%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.61%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Linux
3 10 (8.40%) UNIX
4 9 (7.56%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (7.56%) SUSE
4 9 (7.56%) AIX
5 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Load Balancing
2 22 (18.49%) ITIL
3 18 (15.13%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (12.61%) Change Management
5 14 (11.76%) Network Design
6 13 (10.92%) Migration
7 12 (10.08%) Service Management
8 11 (9.24%) Network Architecture
9 10 (8.40%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.40%) Line Management
10 9 (7.56%) Network Management
10 9 (7.56%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.72%) Automated Testing
11 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.88%) Time Management
12 7 (5.88%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.88%) BCP
13 5 (4.20%) WAN Optimisation
13 5 (4.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.76%) Java
2 12 (10.08%) SQL
3 7 (5.88%) C
4 6 (5.04%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (29.41%) CCNP
3 27 (22.69%) CCNA
4 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.88%) CCIE
7 4 (3.36%) JNCIP
7 4 (3.36%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.52%) CISSP
9 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.68%) Degree
9 2 (1.68%) CCSE
10 1 (0.84%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.84%) CCSA
10 1 (0.84%) CCVP
10 1 (0.84%) CISA
10 1 (0.84%) CISM
10 1 (0.84%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.56%) FreeRADIUS
3 9 (7.56%) vSphere
4 8 (6.72%) Xen
4 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.52%) OpenSSH
6 2 (1.68%) NFS
7 1 (0.84%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.84%) XenServer
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.84%) UAG
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) Puppet
1 10 (8.40%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (6.72%) SCOrch
3 5 (4.20%) FortiGate
3 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.52%) Nessus
4 3 (2.52%) SCCM
4 3 (2.52%) OpenView
5 2 (1.68%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.68%) SCOM
6 1 (0.84%) RANCID
6 1 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.84%) Cacti
6 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.84%) Nagios
6 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 73 (61.34%) Cisco
2 38 (31.93%) CheckPoint
3 35 (29.41%) VMware
4 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 24 (20.17%) Juniper
6 20 (16.81%) F5
7 19 (15.97%) Citrix
8 16 (13.45%) Oracle
9 14 (11.76%) Dell
10 12 (10.08%) HP
11 11 (9.24%) Google
12 10 (8.40%) IBM
12 10 (8.40%) CA
12 10 (8.40%) SolarWinds
13 9 (7.56%) Mitel
14 8 (6.72%) Fortinet
15 7 (5.88%) Aruba
15 7 (5.88%) Blue Coat
16 4 (3.36%) 3Com
16 4 (3.36%) Splunk
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