The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK / Scotland
Rank 107 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing IPsec 1 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.057% 0.40% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 2.87% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £250 £203 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -22.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+30.86% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
238 349 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.66% 13.81% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 169 165
Median daily rate £360 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +52.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £40.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the Scotland region.

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas
1 7 (87.50%) Tivoli
1 7 (87.50%) Netcool
1 7 (87.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) NAS
1 7 (87.50%) Software Distribution
1 7 (87.50%) Server Building
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
4 1 (12.50%) CCENT
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (12.50%) Retail

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (87.50%) NAS
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) ICMP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) RIP
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Server Building
1 7 (87.50%) Software Distribution
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCENT
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Netcool
1 7 (87.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Progress