The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 102 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing IPsec 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.061% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.43% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
IPsec
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
269 235 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.67% 14.23% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 110 54
Median daily rate £378 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPsec across the Manchester region.

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Manchester region.

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) WLAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) FWSM
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Jetty
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) FWSM
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) WLAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) WebOps Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens