The table below looks at the statistics for IKE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IKE over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IKE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
464 437 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.53% 15.01% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 219 172
Average daily rate £325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 43
Average hourly rate £21.75 £24.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.22% +30.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £28.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

IKE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IKE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IKE
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IKE 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 IKE.

1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) F5

IKE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IKE 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 IKE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5