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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 343 371 368
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing IPsec 71 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 1.68% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 36
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £576 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £34.75 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.75% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £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
3117 3088 3519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.86% 12.24% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2026 2169
Average daily rate £400 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 85 168
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +13.33% 4
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 85 (69.67%) VPN
2 81 (66.39%) Firewall
3 75 (61.48%) Cisco
4 67 (54.92%) DNS
5 62 (50.82%) WAN
6 56 (45.90%) BGP
7 48 (39.34%) LAN
8 44 (36.07%) DHCP
9 40 (32.79%) Windows
9 40 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (32.79%) CheckPoint
10 37 (30.33%) CCNP
10 37 (30.33%) Network Security
11 36 (29.51%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (29.51%) VMware
11 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
12 34 (27.87%) TCP/IP
13 33 (27.05%) SSL
13 33 (27.05%) OSPF
14 29 (23.77%) CCNA
15 28 (22.95%) Linux
15 28 (22.95%) MPLS
16 27 (22.13%) EIGRP
16 27 (22.13%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (20.49%) Juniper
18 24 (19.67%) Load Balancing
19 23 (18.85%) IIS
20 22 (18.03%) HTTP
20 22 (18.03%) Wireless
21 21 (17.21%) Apache

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (18.85%) IIS
2 21 (17.21%) Apache
3 16 (13.11%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.38%) nginx
4 9 (7.38%) Jetty
5 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.56%) MS Exchange
6 7 (5.74%) Lync
6 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.02%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (9.02%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (69.67%) VPN
2 81 (66.39%) Firewall
3 67 (54.92%) DNS
4 62 (50.82%) WAN
5 56 (45.90%) BGP
6 48 (39.34%) LAN
7 44 (36.07%) DHCP
8 37 (30.33%) Network Security
9 36 (29.51%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (27.87%) TCP/IP
11 33 (27.05%) SSL
11 33 (27.05%) OSPF
12 28 (22.95%) MPLS
13 27 (22.13%) EIGRP
13 27 (22.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (18.03%) HTTP
14 22 (18.03%) Wireless
15 19 (15.57%) VoIP
16 17 (13.93%) RIP
17 16 (13.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.38%) DB2
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.82%) Ant
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
2 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Local Government
3 7 (5.74%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.46%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Games
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (47.54%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.84%) Consultant
3 10 (8.20%) Network Specialist
3 10 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (8.20%) Architect
4 9 (7.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Senior Network Specialist
6 7 (5.74%) Network Consultant
6 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Network Support
8 5 (4.10%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.46%) Administrator
10 3 (2.46%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.30%) .NET
2 9 (7.38%) Servlets
2 9 (7.38%) Regular Expression
3 8 (6.56%) J2EE
4 2 (1.64%) XMPP
4 2 (1.64%) WAP
4 2 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Open Source
1 9 (7.38%) Clustering
2 4 (3.28%) PKI
2 4 (3.28%) NHS
3 3 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) e-Health
4 2 (1.64%) SecurID
4 2 (1.64%) Replication
4 2 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (0.82%) Online Games
5 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.79%) Windows
2 28 (22.95%) Linux
3 10 (8.20%) UNIX
4 9 (7.38%) AIX
4 9 (7.38%) SUSE
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) Load Balancing
2 21 (17.21%) ITIL
3 18 (14.75%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (13.11%) Change Management
5 15 (12.30%) Network Design
6 13 (10.66%) Migration
6 13 (10.66%) Service Management
7 11 (9.02%) Line Management
8 10 (8.20%) Network Architecture
8 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.38%) Data Protection
10 8 (6.56%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.74%) BCP
11 7 (5.74%) Network Management
11 7 (5.74%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.92%) Time Management
13 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) Java
2 12 (9.84%) SQL
3 6 (4.92%) C
3 6 (4.92%) Perl
4 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (30.33%) CCNP
3 29 (23.77%) CCNA
4 12 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.56%) CCIE
7 5 (4.10%) JNCIP
7 5 (4.10%) JNCIE
8 4 (3.28%) CISSP
9 2 (1.64%) CCSE
9 2 (1.64%) CCSA
9 2 (1.64%) Degree
9 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.82%) CCDP
10 1 (0.82%) CCIP
10 1 (0.82%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.82%) CISA
10 1 (0.82%) CISM
10 1 (0.82%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) PCI DSS
1 6 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.38%) vSphere
3 9 (7.38%) FreeRADIUS
4 8 (6.56%) Xen
5 7 (5.74%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.92%) Firmware
7 3 (2.46%) OpenSSH
8 2 (1.64%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.64%) NFS
9 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.82%) UAG
9 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.82%) XenServer
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) Puppet
1 11 (9.02%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (6.56%) SCOrch
3 4 (3.28%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.46%) SCCM
4 3 (2.46%) Nessus
5 2 (1.64%) SCOM
5 2 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.64%) OpenView
6 1 (0.82%) Nagios
6 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.82%) Cacti
6 1 (0.82%) RANCID
Vendors
1 75 (61.48%) Cisco
2 40 (32.79%) CheckPoint
3 36 (29.51%) VMware
3 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
4 25 (20.49%) Juniper
5 20 (16.39%) Citrix
5 20 (16.39%) F5
6 16 (13.11%) Oracle
7 14 (11.48%) Dell
8 12 (9.84%) HP
9 11 (9.02%) CA
9 11 (9.02%) Google
10 10 (8.20%) Mitel
10 10 (8.20%) IBM
11 9 (7.38%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.38%) Fortinet
12 8 (6.56%) Blue Coat
13 6 (4.92%) Aruba
14 4 (3.28%) Splunk
14 4 (3.28%) 3Com
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