The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 185 228 208
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -20
Contract jobs citing IPsec 78 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 2.33% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 8
Median daily rate £381 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £310 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £338 £364
% change year-on-year
+17.40% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+47.16% +27.45%
IPsec
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1743 1803 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.53% 19.13% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 883 760
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 100
Median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +58.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Berkshire +28 33 £345 -
Surrey +2 17 £409 -0.24% 5
Hampshire 0 13 £337 -15.75% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 10 £513 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
East Sussex - 1 £413 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 South East region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 76 (50.00%) DNS
2 75 (49.34%) Windows
3 73 (48.03%) VPN
4 71 (46.71%) WAN
5 65 (42.76%) Cisco
5 65 (42.76%) Firewall
6 62 (40.79%) TCP/IP
7 61 (40.13%) MPLS
7 61 (40.13%) BGP
8 59 (38.82%) DHCP
9 57 (37.50%) LAN
9 57 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (35.53%) Linux
11 51 (33.55%) OSPF
12 46 (30.26%) Load Balancing
13 44 (28.95%) SSL
13 44 (28.95%) Microsoft
14 43 (28.29%) Security Cleared
15 40 (26.32%) Active Directory
16 39 (25.66%) ITIL
17 38 (25.00%) Data Centre
18 37 (24.34%) MS Excel
18 37 (24.34%) Juniper
19 35 (23.03%) Windows Server
20 34 (22.37%) SC Cleared
20 34 (22.37%) Internet
20 34 (22.37%) Degree
21 32 (21.05%) CCNA
22 31 (20.39%) IPv6
22 31 (20.39%) Network Security

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (9.87%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.97%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) Confluence
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.66%) nginx
4 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (24.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.63%) PaaS
2 4 (2.63%) SaaS
3 3 (1.97%) IaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (50.00%) DNS
2 73 (48.03%) VPN
3 71 (46.71%) WAN
4 65 (42.76%) Firewall
5 62 (40.79%) TCP/IP
6 61 (40.13%) BGP
6 61 (40.13%) MPLS
7 59 (38.82%) DHCP
8 57 (37.50%) LAN
9 51 (33.55%) OSPF
10 44 (28.95%) SSL
11 34 (22.37%) Internet
12 31 (20.39%) IPv6
12 31 (20.39%) Network Security
13 30 (19.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (17.76%) HSRP
15 26 (17.11%) Ethernet
16 23 (15.13%) Wireless
17 22 (14.47%) Software-Defined Networking
18 21 (13.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) DB2
2 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.66%) AppScan
2 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.66%) GitLab
2 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.66%) RSpec
General
1 17 (11.18%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.87%) Marketing
3 11 (7.24%) Finance
4 5 (3.29%) Military
5 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (33.55%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.82%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.55%) Security Engineer
3 13 (8.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) Analyst
4 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) Network Analyst
4 11 (7.24%) Network Security Analyst
4 11 (7.24%) Security Analyst
5 10 (6.58%) Network Support
5 10 (6.58%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (6.58%) Security Advisor
6 8 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Architect
7 7 (4.61%) Cisco Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.16%) CSS
2 16 (10.53%) XML
3 15 (9.87%) 802.1X
4 11 (7.24%) .NET
5 3 (1.97%) RSS
5 3 (1.97%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.66%) MCollective
6 1 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.66%) SAML
6 1 (0.66%) WCF
6 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 30 (19.74%) Management Information System
3 23 (15.13%) Computer Science
4 21 (13.82%) Cryptography
4 21 (13.82%) Public Cloud
5 16 (10.53%) CESG
6 14 (9.21%) Client/Server
7 13 (8.55%) PKI
8 11 (7.24%) RSA SecurID
9 8 (5.26%) Driving Licence
10 6 (3.95%) Clustering
10 6 (3.95%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.32%) DataPower
12 2 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.66%) iSeries
13 1 (0.66%) Replication
13 1 (0.66%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 75 (49.34%) Windows
2 54 (35.53%) Linux
3 35 (23.03%) Windows Server
4 22 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (11.18%) Unix
6 14 (9.21%) Windows Vista
7 10 (6.58%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.95%) CentOS
8 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.29%) Solaris
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.66%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.66%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.26%) Load Balancing
2 39 (25.66%) ITIL
3 19 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 19 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 18 (11.84%) Network Design
4 18 (11.84%) Process Improvement
5 17 (11.18%) Change Control
6 16 (10.53%) Presales
6 16 (10.53%) Workflow
7 15 (9.87%) Information Assurance
7 15 (9.87%) Risk Management
8 14 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (9.21%) ISMS
8 14 (9.21%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (8.55%) Change Management
10 12 (7.89%) Information Management
10 12 (7.89%) OWASP
10 12 (7.89%) Patch Management
10 12 (7.89%) Problem Management
11 11 (7.24%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.18%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.87%) C
3 13 (8.55%) C#
3 13 (8.55%) C++
4 12 (7.89%) VBScript
5 11 (7.24%) VB
6 7 (4.61%) SQL
7 6 (3.95%) Python
8 5 (3.29%) Ruby
9 3 (1.97%) Java
9 3 (1.97%) Perl
10 2 (1.32%) Tcl
11 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.66%) Korn
11 1 (0.66%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 57 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (28.29%) Security Cleared
3 34 (22.37%) Degree
3 34 (22.37%) SC Cleared
4 32 (21.05%) CCNA
5 25 (16.45%) CCNP
6 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
7 16 (10.53%) CISSP
8 14 (9.21%) MCSE
9 13 (8.55%) MCSA
9 13 (8.55%) MCSD
10 10 (6.58%) CCIE
10 10 (6.58%) CEH
11 7 (4.61%) DV Cleared
12 6 (3.95%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.97%) CCA
13 3 (1.97%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.97%) MCITP
13 3 (1.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) RMADS
2 12 (7.89%) SLA
3 6 (3.95%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.89%) Sendmail
5 7 (4.61%) vCloud
6 6 (3.95%) vSphere
7 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.97%) XenApp
8 1 (0.66%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.66%) Docker
8 1 (0.66%) iptables
8 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.66%) KVM
8 1 (0.66%) LXC
8 1 (0.66%) Snort
8 1 (0.66%) Squid
8 1 (0.66%) Varnish
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (7.24%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (3.29%) Netcool
4 5 (3.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.29%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.97%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.66%) Ansible
6 1 (0.66%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.66%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.66%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.66%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.66%) Puppet
6 1 (0.66%) rkt
6 1 (0.66%) systemd
6 1 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 65 (42.76%) Cisco
2 44 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 37 (24.34%) Juniper
4 25 (16.45%) Citrix
5 20 (13.16%) CheckPoint
5 20 (13.16%) F5
5 20 (13.16%) VMware
6 19 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 16 (10.53%) Oracle
8 14 (9.21%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.89%) SolarWinds
10 10 (6.58%) Blue Coat
11 7 (4.61%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (3.95%) Cyberoam
13 5 (3.29%) Veritas
14 4 (2.63%) Huawei
15 3 (1.97%) Forcepoint
15 3 (1.97%) Nokia
16 2 (1.32%) EMC
16 2 (1.32%) Extreme Networks
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