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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 2.45% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
187 245 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.45% 26.32% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 121 101
Median daily rate £320 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) PPP
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) DSL
1 4 (100.00%) L2TP
1 4 (100.00%) X.21
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) xDSL
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) IOS XR
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) VMware

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 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) DSL
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) L2TP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) PPP
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) X.21
1 4 (100.00%) xDSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) IOS XR
3 1 (25.00%) Junos
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) VMware