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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 148 158 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 2.08% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Median daily rate £548 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +70.82%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
528 578 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 13.07% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 326 269
Median daily rate £410 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £249 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 51
Median hourly rate £18.38 £17.33 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 5 £449 -5.52% 3
Merseyside +5 2 £548 +46.00%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless

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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Jetty
1 2 (20.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) FWSM
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) OpenScape
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) SANS
3 1 (10.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) QRadar
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Polycom
3 2 (20.00%) Siemens
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk