The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 - 58 57
Contract jobs citing IPsec 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.67% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate - £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.86%
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
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
301 90 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.13% 12.11% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 54 43
Average daily rate £291 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in the North East

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) Servlets
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
1 13 (100.00%) FTP
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) SSL
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) IIS
1 13 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) Xen
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) Jetty
1 13 (100.00%) nginx
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 13 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (76.92%) Log4j
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle 10gAS

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) IIS
1 13 (100.00%) Jetty
1 13 (100.00%) nginx
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle 10gAS
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (76.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (69.23%) PowerExchange
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Google App Engine
1 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) FTP
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
1 13 (100.00%) SSL
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (76.92%) PowerCenter
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 13 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 10 (76.92%) Log4j
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) WebOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) ETL Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior WebOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Web Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) AIX
2 10 (76.92%) Solaris
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Web Operations
4 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (46.15%) CRM
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Document Management
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) Xen
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Axway
2 10 (76.92%) Genesys
2 10 (76.92%) Informatica
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) SAP
4 6 (46.15%) Siebel
4 6 (46.15%) Sun
5 2 (15.38%) Google