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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 55 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.71% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 3.41% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £475 £425 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +83.96%
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
173 205 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.44% 20.83% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 104 93
Median daily rate £433 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
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 £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 29 (87.88%) VPN
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (63.64%) DNS
3 21 (63.64%) DHCP
4 20 (60.61%) Linux
5 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (54.55%) Firewall
6 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
7 17 (51.52%) Load Balancing
7 17 (51.52%) BGP
8 16 (48.48%) MPLS
8 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
8 16 (48.48%) WAN
9 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
10 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
10 13 (39.39%) CCNP
11 12 (36.36%) Cisco
11 12 (36.36%) IPv6
11 12 (36.36%) HTTP
11 12 (36.36%) Software-Defined Networking
11 12 (36.36%) Public Cloud
11 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
12 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 11 (33.33%) C
12 11 (33.33%) C++
12 11 (33.33%) CSS
12 11 (33.33%) Network Security
12 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
13 10 (30.30%) Workflow
13 10 (30.30%) Marketing

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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) PaaS
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) VPN
2 21 (63.64%) DHCP
2 21 (63.64%) DNS
3 18 (54.55%) Firewall
4 17 (51.52%) BGP
5 16 (48.48%) MPLS
5 16 (48.48%) WAN
6 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
7 12 (36.36%) HTTP
7 12 (36.36%) IPv6
7 12 (36.36%) Software-Defined Networking
8 11 (33.33%) Network Security
9 9 (27.27%) VLAN
10 7 (21.21%) LAN
11 6 (18.18%) OSPF
11 6 (18.18%) SSL
12 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
13 4 (12.12%) Broadband
13 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) AppScan
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (30.30%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) IT Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Support
7 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) CSS
2 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Public Cloud
2 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Load Balancing
2 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
2 10 (30.30%) Presales
2 10 (30.30%) Process Improvement
2 10 (30.30%) Workflow
3 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Network Design
4 6 (18.18%) SIEM
5 5 (15.15%) Change Management
6 4 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (12.12%) Open Source
6 4 (12.12%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Validation
8 2 (6.06%) Change Control
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) C
1 11 (33.33%) C++
1 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (30.30%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) VB
2 10 (30.30%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Korn
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CCNP
3 9 (27.27%) CCNA
3 9 (27.27%) Degree
4 8 (24.24%) CCIE
4 8 (24.24%) MCSA
4 8 (24.24%) MCSD
4 8 (24.24%) MCSE
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CCA
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) CISM
6 2 (6.06%) CISSP
6 2 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (6.06%) CRISC
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) vCloud
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.06%) Nessus
3 1 (3.03%) HP Fortify
3 1 (3.03%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (12.12%) Huawei
6 3 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) Qualys
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.03%) NetScout
8 1 (3.03%) Sybase
8 1 (3.03%) VMware