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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 383 339 366
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +27
Contract jobs citing IPsec 60 100 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 3.48% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 51
Median daily rate £485 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £49.19 £42.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% +33.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +70.82%
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
3287 2875 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.40% 12.29% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 1901 2089
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 85 91
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +3 14 £450 -2.70% 1
Croydon - 8 £385 - 1
New Malden - 2 - -
Mayfair - 2 £325 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 78 (63.41%) Firewall
2 64 (52.03%) VPN
3 58 (47.15%) Cisco
4 52 (42.28%) OSPF
5 51 (41.46%) Juniper
6 49 (39.84%) TCP/IP
6 49 (39.84%) F5
7 45 (36.59%) Palo Alto
7 45 (36.59%) SSL
8 44 (35.77%) BGP
9 41 (33.33%) Linux
9 41 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 40 (32.52%) DNS
11 39 (31.71%) Change Management
12 37 (30.08%) PKI
13 35 (28.46%) Finance
13 35 (28.46%) Network Security
14 34 (27.64%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (26.83%) Network Design
15 33 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
16 32 (26.02%) Windows
16 32 (26.02%) Wireless
17 31 (25.20%) LDAP
17 31 (25.20%) DHCP
17 31 (25.20%) Security Cleared
18 30 (24.39%) Data Centre
19 29 (23.58%) SC Cleared
19 29 (23.58%) MPLS
19 29 (23.58%) VMware
20 28 (22.76%) CheckPoint

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 8 (6.50%) Apache
1 8 (6.50%) Confluence
2 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.07%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.07%) nginx
4 4 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.25%) JBoss
4 4 (3.25%) MediaWiki
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Jetty
6 1 (0.81%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) MS Office
3 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.25%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (63.41%) Firewall
2 64 (52.03%) VPN
3 52 (42.28%) OSPF
4 49 (39.84%) TCP/IP
5 45 (36.59%) SSL
6 44 (35.77%) BGP
7 40 (32.52%) DNS
8 35 (28.46%) Network Security
9 34 (27.64%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (26.02%) Wireless
11 31 (25.20%) DHCP
11 31 (25.20%) LDAP
12 29 (23.58%) MPLS
13 27 (21.95%) LAN
13 27 (21.95%) WAN
14 24 (19.51%) HSRP
15 23 (18.70%) EIGRP
16 20 (16.26%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (16.26%) VRRP
17 17 (13.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) MySQL
2 13 (10.57%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (8.94%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.32%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.07%) MariaDB
6 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.50%) JIRA
2 8 (6.50%) Travis CI
3 5 (4.07%) Ant
3 5 (4.07%) JUnit
3 5 (4.07%) Maven
4 4 (3.25%) Hudson
4 4 (3.25%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (3.25%) Liquibase
4 4 (3.25%) SonarQube
4 4 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.81%) Gradle
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 35 (28.46%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Billing
3 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Architect
2 33 (26.83%) Network Architect
3 29 (23.58%) Network Engineer
4 23 (18.70%) Security Architect
5 22 (17.89%) Network Security Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Juniper Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (5.69%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Administrator
10 5 (4.07%) Cisco Support
10 5 (4.07%) Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) Data Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Juniper Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) DevOps Consultant
11 4 (3.25%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.88%) J2EE
3 4 (3.25%) ELK Stack
3 4 (3.25%) MCollective
3 4 (3.25%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.63%) COM
4 2 (1.63%) CSS
4 2 (1.63%) LAMP
4 2 (1.63%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.81%) .NET
5 1 (0.81%) Servlets
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.08%) PKI
2 30 (24.39%) Data Centre
3 21 (17.07%) YubiKey
4 5 (4.07%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.07%) Clustering
4 5 (4.07%) iPad
4 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.25%) Wiki
6 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) iSeries
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.33%) Linux
2 32 (26.02%) Windows
3 16 (13.01%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.57%) Unix
5 11 (8.94%) Ubuntu
5 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.88%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.07%) Solaris
8 4 (3.25%) CentOS
8 4 (3.25%) Debian
8 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.63%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.81%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 39 (31.71%) Change Management
3 33 (26.83%) Network Design
4 25 (20.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 25 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (19.51%) DevOps
6 23 (18.70%) ITIL
7 22 (17.89%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 19 (15.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 16 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.38%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.57%) Change Control
12 11 (8.94%) Capacity Management
12 11 (8.94%) Network Management
13 10 (8.13%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (7.32%) Network Architecture
15 8 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (6.50%) Automated Testing
15 8 (6.50%) Open Source
15 8 (6.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) Java
2 10 (8.13%) Python
3 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.50%) Perl
5 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.25%) SQL
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
7 3 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) Korn
8 1 (0.81%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (25.20%) Security Cleared
3 29 (23.58%) SC Cleared
4 22 (17.89%) JNCIA
4 22 (17.89%) JNCIS
5 16 (13.01%) CCNP
6 13 (10.57%) CCIE
7 10 (8.13%) CCNA
8 6 (4.88%) Degree
9 5 (4.07%) CCDP
9 5 (4.07%) CCSE
9 5 (4.07%) CISSP
9 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.07%) JNCIE
9 5 (4.07%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.63%) CCSA
13 1 (0.81%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) MiFID
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.94%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (7.32%) Samba
5 8 (6.50%) Postfix
6 7 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.88%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.07%) Docker
8 5 (4.07%) ProxySG
8 5 (4.07%) vCloud
9 4 (3.25%) iptables
9 4 (3.25%) Squid
9 4 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (3.25%) XenServer
10 2 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.63%) vSphere
11 1 (0.81%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.81%) Snort
11 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (18.70%) Puppet
2 9 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.50%) Nagios
3 8 (6.50%) ZABBIX
4 7 (5.69%) Ansible
4 7 (5.69%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (4.88%) OpenView
6 5 (4.07%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.25%) Consul
7 4 (3.25%) FortiGate
7 4 (3.25%) Kibana
7 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.25%) logstash
7 4 (3.25%) Packer
7 4 (3.25%) Rancher
7 4 (3.25%) Terraform
8 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.44%) SCCM
8 3 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (1.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 58 (47.15%) Cisco
2 51 (41.46%) Juniper
3 49 (39.84%) F5
4 45 (36.59%) Palo Alto
5 29 (23.58%) VMware
6 28 (22.76%) CheckPoint
7 26 (21.14%) Aerohive Networks
8 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
9 15 (12.20%) HP
10 13 (10.57%) Citrix
11 11 (8.94%) Blue Coat
12 9 (7.32%) Oracle
12 9 (7.32%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.88%) Aruba
14 5 (4.07%) NetApp
14 5 (4.07%) Symantec
14 5 (4.07%) Veeam
15 4 (3.25%) AppDynamics
15 4 (3.25%) Sourcefire
15 4 (3.25%) Splunk
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