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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
North West / Manchester
Rank 94 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing IPsec 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% 0.26% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 1.77% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
229 283 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.43% 14.57% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 144 69
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
4 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (28.57%) Travis CI
4 2 (28.57%) Mongrel
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Jetty
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (28.57%) Google App Engine
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) nginx
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet

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 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Jetty
1 2 (28.57%) Mongrel
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) Google App Engine
1 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) SANS
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk