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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 60 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.32% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 1.44% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
- +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.65% -
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
214 209 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.92% 22.23% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 92
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 5 December 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) OSPF
4 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) L2TP
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) PPP
4 6 (60.00%) xDSL
5 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (40.00%) SNMP
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) CCNA
6 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) SSL
6 4 (40.00%) DSL
6 4 (40.00%) Change Management
6 4 (40.00%) X.21
6 4 (40.00%) Network Management
6 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (30.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (30.00%) CCIE
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Budget Control

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) BGP
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) MPLS
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) L2TP
3 6 (60.00%) PPP
3 6 (60.00%) xDSL
4 4 (40.00%) DSL
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) X.21
5 2 (20.00%) 3G
5 2 (20.00%) Broadband
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) IOS XR
5 2 (20.00%) IPv4
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (20.00%) Budget Control
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (20.00%) CRISC
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) VMware