The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 53 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing IPsec 26 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.85% 1.08% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 5.03% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £334 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.85% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
IPsec
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
226 199 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.78% 21.58% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 70 85
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 33 (84.62%) VPN
2 26 (66.67%) DNS
3 24 (61.54%) Windows
4 23 (58.97%) DHCP
5 21 (53.85%) Linux
5 21 (53.85%) BGP
6 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
7 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
7 19 (48.72%) Firewall
8 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (43.59%) WAN
9 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
10 16 (41.03%) Cisco
10 16 (41.03%) MPLS
11 15 (38.46%) IPv6
12 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
12 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
13 13 (33.33%) Load Balancing
13 13 (33.33%) CCNP
14 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
14 12 (30.77%) Degree
14 12 (30.77%) Network Security
14 12 (30.77%) Process Improvement
15 11 (28.21%) Software-Defined Networking
15 11 (28.21%) Public Cloud
15 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (28.21%) OSPF
15 11 (28.21%) EIGRP
15 11 (28.21%) HTTP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) VPN
2 26 (66.67%) DNS
3 23 (58.97%) DHCP
4 21 (53.85%) BGP
5 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
6 19 (48.72%) Firewall
7 17 (43.59%) WAN
8 16 (41.03%) MPLS
9 15 (38.46%) IPv6
10 12 (30.77%) Network Security
11 11 (28.21%) EIGRP
11 11 (28.21%) HTTP
11 11 (28.21%) OSPF
11 11 (28.21%) Software-Defined Networking
12 10 (25.64%) VLAN
13 8 (20.51%) Wireless
14 6 (15.38%) LAN
15 5 (12.82%) Broadband
16 4 (10.26%) IPv4
16 4 (10.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) DB2
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AppScan
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 10 (25.64%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Designer
4 5 (12.82%) IP Designer
4 5 (12.82%) IT Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Network Designer
5 4 (10.26%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) CSS
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) XML
3 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
4 3 (7.69%) RSS
5 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Public Cloud
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Linux
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
4 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.13%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 12 (30.77%) Process Improvement
3 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
3 10 (25.64%) Presales
3 10 (25.64%) Workflow
4 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Network Design
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
6 4 (10.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (10.26%) Open Source
6 4 (10.26%) SIEM
6 4 (10.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (7.69%) Network Planning
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Validation
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C
1 10 (25.64%) C++
1 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.08%) C#
2 9 (23.08%) VB
2 9 (23.08%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) Korn
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNP
3 12 (30.77%) Degree
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (23.08%) CCNA
6 8 (20.51%) MCSA
6 8 (20.51%) MCSD
6 8 (20.51%) MCSE
7 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) CCIE
8 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.82%) JNCIP
10 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) CCA
11 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (7.69%) MCITP
11 3 (7.69%) MCTS
12 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
12 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
13 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) vCloud
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.56%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 8 (20.51%) Juniper
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) Huawei
6 2 (5.13%) F5
6 2 (5.13%) NetScout
7 1 (2.56%) Aruba
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Micro Focus
7 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.56%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) VMware