The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 62 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.93% 0.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £112.50
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -71.11%
IPsec
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 180 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.99% 19.85% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 42
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (91.67%) Cryptography
2 9 (75.00%) CESG
2 9 (75.00%) ISMS
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Internet
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) FTP
3 8 (66.67%) SMTP
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) OWASP
3 8 (66.67%) Sendmail
3 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 8 (66.67%) SSH
4 7 (58.33%) RMADS
4 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
4 7 (58.33%) Fuzz Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (50.00%) CEH
5 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) FTP
1 8 (66.67%) Internet
1 8 (66.67%) SMTP
1 8 (66.67%) SSH
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) TACACS
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Advisor
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Cryptography
2 9 (75.00%) CESG
3 8 (66.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ISMS
2 8 (66.67%) OWASP
2 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 7 (58.33%) Fuzz Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Network Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) CEH
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
5 2 (16.67%) Cyber Scheme
5 2 (16.67%) OSCP
5 2 (16.67%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds