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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 54 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing IPsec 24 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.35% 1.03% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.25% 4.85% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
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
291 206 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 21.19% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 73 94
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.81 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 25 (78.13%) VPN
2 21 (65.63%) BGP
3 20 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 17 (53.13%) DNS
5 15 (46.88%) IPv6
6 14 (43.75%) Cisco
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 14 (43.75%) DHCP
6 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
7 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
8 12 (37.50%) Degree
8 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 12 (37.50%) Process Improvement
9 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (34.38%) Software-Defined Networking
9 11 (34.38%) Public Cloud
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (34.38%) EIGRP
9 11 (34.38%) CSS
9 11 (34.38%) HTTP
9 11 (34.38%) OSPF
9 11 (34.38%) Firewall
10 10 (31.25%) Workflow
10 10 (31.25%) Marketing
10 10 (31.25%) WAN
10 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 10 (31.25%) C

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 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) VPN
2 21 (65.63%) BGP
3 20 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 17 (53.13%) DNS
5 15 (46.88%) IPv6
6 14 (43.75%) DHCP
7 11 (34.38%) EIGRP
7 11 (34.38%) Firewall
7 11 (34.38%) HTTP
7 11 (34.38%) OSPF
7 11 (34.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 10 (31.25%) WAN
9 9 (28.13%) Wireless
10 8 (25.00%) MPLS
11 5 (15.63%) LAN
12 4 (12.50%) Broadband
12 4 (12.50%) HSRP
12 4 (12.50%) IPv4
12 4 (12.50%) Network Security
12 4 (12.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) AppScan
General
1 10 (31.25%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Designer
3 5 (15.63%) IP Designer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) CSS
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) 802.1X
4 3 (9.38%) RSS
5 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Public Cloud
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
7 2 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
2 12 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 10 (31.25%) Presales
3 10 (31.25%) Workflow
4 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (9.38%) Network Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Network Management
7 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C
1 10 (31.25%) C++
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (28.13%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) VB
2 9 (28.13%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Korn
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (28.13%) CCNP
4 8 (25.00%) MCSA
4 8 (25.00%) MCSD
4 8 (25.00%) MCSE
4 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) JNCIP
7 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) CCIE
8 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
8 3 (9.38%) MCITP
8 3 (9.38%) MCTS
9 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
10 1 (3.13%) CCIP
10 1 (3.13%) CCNA
10 1 (3.13%) CCSP
10 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) vCloud
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) HP Fortify
3 1 (3.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (31.25%) Juniper
4 4 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) NetScout
5 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.13%) Aruba
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Micro Focus
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
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