The first table below looks at the demand for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Renfrewshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 26 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.60% 3.33% 26.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 11.11% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£261 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £27.50
Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.97% 30.00% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 13
Average daily rate £320 £334 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -13.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £370 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPsec across the Renfrewshire region.

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

IPsec
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (80.00%) Netcool
2 4 (80.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (80.00%) Netcool
1 4 (80.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP