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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 61 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing IPsec 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.69% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 3.17% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £430 £425 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +70.82%
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
161 221 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.07% 21.75% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 116 88
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £13.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 21 (84.00%) VPN
2 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (68.00%) Firewall
4 16 (64.00%) WAN
5 15 (60.00%) DHCP
5 15 (60.00%) DNS
5 15 (60.00%) MPLS
6 14 (56.00%) Windows
7 13 (52.00%) Linux
8 12 (48.00%) CCNP
9 11 (44.00%) Cisco
9 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
9 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
9 11 (44.00%) Network Security
9 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
10 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
10 10 (40.00%) BGP
11 9 (36.00%) VLAN
12 8 (32.00%) CCNA
12 8 (32.00%) CCIE
13 7 (28.00%) LAN
13 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
14 6 (24.00%) Network Design
14 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
14 6 (24.00%) SIEM
14 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (24.00%) IPv6
14 6 (24.00%) HTTP
14 6 (24.00%) Juniper
14 6 (24.00%) Citrix

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:

Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) VPN
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 16 (64.00%) WAN
4 15 (60.00%) DHCP
4 15 (60.00%) DNS
4 15 (60.00%) MPLS
5 11 (44.00%) Network Security
6 10 (40.00%) BGP
7 9 (36.00%) VLAN
8 7 (28.00%) LAN
8 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (24.00%) HTTP
9 6 (24.00%) IPv6
9 6 (24.00%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (20.00%) OSPF
10 5 (20.00%) SSL
11 4 (16.00%) Broadband
11 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
11 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
12 3 (12.00%) L2TP
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Network Support
7 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (24.00%) Network Design
2 6 (24.00%) SIEM
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Presales
4 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Budget Control
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) C++
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) VB
1 4 (16.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) CCIE
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) CCA
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (12.00%) MCSA
5 3 (12.00%) MCSD
5 3 (12.00%) MCSE
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.00%) CISM
6 2 (8.00%) CISSP
6 2 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (8.00%) CRISC
6 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
6 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
2 6 (24.00%) Juniper
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Huawei
4 3 (12.00%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (12.00%) F5
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Qualys
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet