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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 61 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing IPsec 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £530 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
104 136 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.65% 16.83% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 15
Average daily rate £410 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.20 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.92% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ISMS
2 3 (60.00%) RMADS
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (60.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Tigerscheme
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Advisor
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) CESG
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (60.00%) ISMS
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) OSCP
3 2 (40.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Sendmail
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) VMware