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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 143 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing IPsec 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.47% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 3.94% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £261 £342 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.49% -14.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
IPsec
UK

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
560 355 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.72% 11.83% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 166 154
Median daily rate £348 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire -41 2 £318 -7.02%
Glasgow - 2 £205 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) Avaya
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Law
6 3 (23.08%) Broadband
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) FTP
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) SNMP
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) IIS
7 2 (15.38%) Servlets
7 2 (15.38%) Unix
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Apache
7 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) OSPF
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) Broadband
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) FTP
5 2 (15.38%) HTTP
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) 802.11
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) HSRP
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Law
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Network Support
3 4 (30.77%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps
1 2 (15.38%) High Availability
1 2 (15.38%) Kanban
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (15.38%) Server Building
1 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Xen
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper