The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England / North West
Rank 131 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 2.77% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Median daily rate £550 £600 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +53.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+30.86% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
393 577 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.15% 15.05% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 325 211
Median daily rate £383 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 41
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.15 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +30.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £43.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 5 £550 +51.72%
Cheshire +23 1 - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
1 9 (64.29%) SSL
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (50.00%) Jetty
3 7 (50.00%) Google
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (50.00%) nginx
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (50.00%) J2EE
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) IIS
3 7 (50.00%) Servlets
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) FTP
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) VPN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) IIS
1 7 (50.00%) Jetty
1 7 (50.00%) Mongrel
1 7 (50.00%) nginx
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 7 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) SSL
2 7 (50.00%) FTP
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (50.00%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall Support
2 1 (7.14%) Network Support
2 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) J2EE
2 7 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (14.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Network Design
6 2 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 2 (14.29%) SIEM
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) SANS
3 3 (21.43%) SSCP
4 2 (14.29%) CCDP
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Xen
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) QRadar
3 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Google
4 5 (35.71%) Apple
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) LogRhythm
5 3 (21.43%) Splunk
6 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Lumension
7 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec