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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 46 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing IPsec 19 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.42% 0.43% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.86% 2.23% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £273 £495 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.94% +94.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £430 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +16.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +87.56%
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
175 179 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 19.29% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 78 86
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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 35 (83.33%) VPN
2 27 (64.29%) DNS
3 25 (59.52%) Windows
4 24 (57.14%) DHCP
5 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (54.76%) BGP
6 21 (50.00%) Firewall
7 20 (47.62%) TCP/IP
7 20 (47.62%) Linux
8 19 (45.24%) WAN
8 19 (45.24%) MPLS
9 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
9 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
10 17 (40.48%) Load Balancing
11 16 (38.10%) Cisco
11 16 (38.10%) CCNP
12 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
12 15 (35.71%) IPv6
12 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
13 14 (33.33%) Network Security
14 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
15 12 (28.57%) OSPF
15 12 (28.57%) HTTP
15 12 (28.57%) Degree
15 12 (28.57%) Process Improvement
15 12 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
15 12 (28.57%) Public Cloud
16 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
16 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (26.19%) EIGRP

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 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) PaaS
2 3 (7.14%) SaaS
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) VPN
2 27 (64.29%) DNS
3 24 (57.14%) DHCP
4 23 (54.76%) BGP
5 21 (50.00%) Firewall
6 20 (47.62%) TCP/IP
7 19 (45.24%) MPLS
7 19 (45.24%) WAN
8 15 (35.71%) IPv6
9 14 (33.33%) Network Security
10 12 (28.57%) HTTP
10 12 (28.57%) OSPF
10 12 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
11 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
12 9 (21.43%) VLAN
13 7 (16.67%) Broadband
13 7 (16.67%) LAN
13 7 (16.67%) Wireless
14 6 (14.29%) IPv4
14 6 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) DB2
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) AppScan
General
1 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.81%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Support Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) IT Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) IP Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Network Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) CSS
2 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
3 3 (7.14%) RSS
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Load Balancing
2 12 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 10 (23.81%) Presales
3 10 (23.81%) Workflow
4 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Network Design
5 6 (14.29%) SIEM
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 4 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (7.14%) Network Planning
8 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Service Management
8 3 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) C
1 11 (26.19%) C++
1 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.81%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) VB
2 10 (23.81%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Korn
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (38.10%) CCNP
3 12 (28.57%) Degree
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (21.43%) CCIE
5 9 (21.43%) CCNA
6 8 (19.05%) MCSA
6 8 (19.05%) MCSD
6 8 (19.05%) MCSE
7 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.52%) JNCIP
10 3 (7.14%) CCA
10 3 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 3 (7.14%) MCITP
10 3 (7.14%) MCTS
11 2 (4.76%) CISSP
11 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
11 2 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) vCloud
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.76%) Nessus
4 1 (2.38%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 9 (21.43%) Juniper
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) Huawei
7 3 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (7.14%) F5
8 2 (4.76%) Qualys
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.38%) NetScout
9 1 (2.38%) Sybase
9 1 (2.38%) VMware