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 2 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 71 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPsec 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% - 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% - 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +453.84%
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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
146 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.49% 9.11% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 13 22
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds