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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England / South East
Rank 213 194 216
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing IPsec 26 69 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.79% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 3.86% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 20
Median daily rate £475 £352 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.94% -4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £288 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+30.68% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1553 1786 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 20.41% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 993 941
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 114
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £538 +1.41%
Hampshire -3 6 £359 +5.35% 5
Surrey +2 4 £488 -9.30%
Berkshire +6 3 £329 -9.31% 4
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 31 (49.21%) Cisco
1 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
2 27 (42.86%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 26 (41.27%) SC Cleared
4 24 (38.10%) Data Centre
5 23 (36.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (33.33%) CISSP
7 20 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (31.75%) SAN
7 20 (31.75%) SSL
7 20 (31.75%) ITIL
7 20 (31.75%) CESG
7 20 (31.75%) Firewall
7 20 (31.75%) Management Information System
7 20 (31.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 19 (30.16%) VPN
9 18 (28.57%) Linux
9 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 18 (28.57%) Wireless
9 18 (28.57%) Risk Management
10 17 (26.98%) CCNP
10 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
10 17 (26.98%) MPLS
10 17 (26.98%) RMADS
11 16 (25.40%) ISMS
11 16 (25.40%) VMware
12 15 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (22.22%) Citrix
13 14 (22.22%) Microsoft

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 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (1.59%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.59%) G Suite
2 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (31.75%) Firewall
2 20 (31.75%) SAN
2 20 (31.75%) SSL
3 19 (30.16%) VPN
4 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 18 (28.57%) Wireless
5 17 (26.98%) MPLS
6 14 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 14 (22.22%) WAN
7 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (20.63%) Internet
7 13 (20.63%) LAN
8 10 (15.87%) BGP
8 10 (15.87%) Network Security
8 10 (15.87%) OSPF
8 10 (15.87%) SNMP
9 9 (14.29%) DHCP
9 9 (14.29%) DNS
10 8 (12.70%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Security Advisor
2 13 (20.63%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Information Assurance Leader
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 20 (31.75%) CESG
2 20 (31.75%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 7 (11.11%) Clustering
4 5 (7.94%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.76%) PKI
7 2 (3.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.59%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 11 (17.46%) CentOS
3 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.70%) Unix
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Vista
5 6 (9.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 20 (31.75%) ITIL
3 18 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 16 (25.40%) ISMS
5 15 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (19.05%) Information Assurance
6 12 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (15.87%) Network Management
8 9 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 9 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 8 (12.70%) Change Management
9 8 (12.70%) Project Management
10 7 (11.11%) Service Management
11 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
11 6 (9.52%) Coaching
11 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.52%) Information Security
11 6 (9.52%) Server Building
11 6 (9.52%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.27%) SC Cleared
3 21 (33.33%) CISSP
4 20 (31.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 20 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (26.98%) CCNP
6 13 (20.63%) Degree
7 12 (19.05%) CCNA
7 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (6.35%) CEH
9 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.59%) CCA
9 1 (1.59%) CCAA
9 1 (1.59%) CCDP
9 1 (1.59%) CCIE
9 1 (1.59%) CCIP
9 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.59%) MCSE
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) RMADS
2 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.46%) vCloud
3 11 (17.46%) vSphere
4 5 (7.94%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.59%) Xen
5 1 (1.59%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Netcool
1 6 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Cisco
2 16 (25.40%) VMware
3 14 (22.22%) Citrix
3 14 (22.22%) F5
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle
5 7 (11.11%) Juniper
6 6 (9.52%) Veritas
7 5 (7.94%) Cyberoam
8 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.76%) Aruba
10 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (3.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.17%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.59%) Arqiva
11 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.59%) Clearswift
11 1 (1.59%) Mitel
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