The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 382 354 379
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs citing IPsec 30 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.18% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 27
Average daily rate £388 £280 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £120 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £112.50 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+221.42% +12.00%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
IPsec
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 6 £338 +20.53% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (67.19%) Cisco
2 40 (62.50%) Firewall
3 37 (57.81%) VPN
4 35 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (53.13%) TCP/IP
6 32 (50.00%) WAN
7 31 (48.44%) BGP
8 28 (43.75%) OSPF
9 26 (40.63%) EIGRP
9 26 (40.63%) Network Security
10 25 (39.06%) MPLS
10 25 (39.06%) CCNP
11 24 (37.50%) VoIP
11 24 (37.50%) CheckPoint
12 23 (35.94%) Linux
13 21 (32.81%) VMware
14 20 (31.25%) DNS
15 19 (29.69%) SSL
16 17 (26.56%) Juniper
16 17 (26.56%) LAN
16 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (26.56%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (23.44%) F5
17 15 (23.44%) HTTP
17 15 (23.44%) ITIL
18 14 (21.88%) Wireless
19 13 (20.31%) Apache
19 13 (20.31%) CCIE
19 13 (20.31%) Multicast
20 12 (18.75%) Windows

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (20.31%) Apache
2 11 (17.19%) IIS
3 9 (14.06%) nginx
4 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
6 4 (6.25%) Jetty
7 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) CMS
8 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (9.38%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (62.50%) Firewall
2 37 (57.81%) VPN
3 34 (53.13%) TCP/IP
4 32 (50.00%) WAN
5 31 (48.44%) BGP
6 28 (43.75%) OSPF
7 26 (40.63%) EIGRP
7 26 (40.63%) Network Security
8 25 (39.06%) MPLS
9 24 (37.50%) VoIP
10 20 (31.25%) DNS
11 19 (29.69%) SSL
12 17 (26.56%) LAN
12 17 (26.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (23.44%) HTTP
14 14 (21.88%) Wireless
15 13 (20.31%) Multicast
16 11 (17.19%) HSRP
16 11 (17.19%) DHCP
17 10 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Network Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Voice Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Network Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Network Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) HTML
2 5 (7.81%) J2EE
2 5 (7.81%) XML
3 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 4 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Open Source
2 6 (9.38%) PKI
3 5 (7.81%) SecurID
3 5 (7.81%) e-Health
4 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.69%) NHS
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) FMCG
6 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Replication
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.81%) CentOS
4 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) UNIX
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Change Management
2 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 9 (14.06%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.50%) Network Management
5 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.81%) Low Latency
6 5 (7.81%) Network Design
6 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security
8 3 (4.69%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.13%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.13%) Security Management
9 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) Java
2 8 (12.50%) Perl
3 6 (9.38%) C
4 5 (7.81%) Ruby
4 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.25%) SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (39.06%) CCNP
3 13 (20.31%) CCIE
4 12 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (9.38%) CCNA
6 4 (6.25%) CISSP
7 2 (3.13%) HND
7 2 (3.13%) CCSP
7 2 (3.13%) CISM
7 2 (3.13%) OSCP
8 1 (1.56%) MCITP
8 1 (1.56%) CCSA
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.56%) CCSE
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CISA
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.56%) RHCE
8 1 (1.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.38%) Xen
4 2 (3.13%) Samba
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.13%) UAG
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Puppet
2 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.81%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (7.81%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.13%) OpenView
4 2 (3.13%) Nagios
4 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.13%) Cacti
4 2 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) Nessus
5 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (67.19%) Cisco
2 24 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 21 (32.81%) VMware
4 17 (26.56%) Juniper
5 15 (23.44%) F5
6 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.38%) Google
9 5 (7.81%) CA
10 4 (6.25%) Oracle
10 4 (6.25%) HP
10 4 (6.25%) Dell
10 4 (6.25%) Aruba
11 2 (3.13%) Stonesoft
11 2 (3.13%) NetApp
11 2 (3.13%) Nokia
11 2 (3.13%) Citrix
11 2 (3.13%) Symantec
11 2 (3.13%) Sophos
11 2 (3.13%) Riverbed
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