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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 212 225 215
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing IPsec 71 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.47% 2.13% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 15
Median daily rate £363 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £361 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.83 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
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
2046 2069 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 20.49% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1002 750
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 103 112
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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 1 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
Berkshire +18 31 £369 -28.04% 2
Hampshire +12 22 £313 -21.75% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £525 - 3
Surrey -20 7 £385 -6.66% 5
West Sussex - 2 £343 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 South East region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 60 (46.88%) VPN
2 58 (45.31%) Cisco
3 55 (42.97%) WAN
4 53 (41.41%) TCP/IP
5 51 (39.84%) LAN
6 50 (39.06%) DNS
7 49 (38.28%) Firewall
8 48 (37.50%) Windows
9 46 (35.94%) BGP
10 41 (32.03%) SSL
11 40 (31.25%) DHCP
11 40 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (31.25%) Security Cleared
12 39 (30.47%) OSPF
13 38 (29.69%) MPLS
14 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
14 37 (28.91%) Load Balancing
15 36 (28.13%) Linux
16 35 (27.34%) SC Cleared
17 31 (24.22%) Internet
17 31 (24.22%) Active Directory
18 30 (23.44%) IPv6
19 28 (21.88%) ITIL
19 28 (21.88%) Juniper
19 28 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
20 27 (21.09%) HSRP
20 27 (21.09%) Data Centre
21 25 (19.53%) Cisco Nexus
22 24 (18.75%) MS Excel
23 23 (17.97%) Degree

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 10 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.91%) Apache
3 2 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) nginx
4 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) IaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (46.88%) VPN
2 55 (42.97%) WAN
3 53 (41.41%) TCP/IP
4 51 (39.84%) LAN
5 50 (39.06%) DNS
6 49 (38.28%) Firewall
7 46 (35.94%) BGP
8 41 (32.03%) SSL
9 40 (31.25%) DHCP
10 39 (30.47%) OSPF
11 38 (29.69%) MPLS
12 31 (24.22%) Internet
13 30 (23.44%) IPv6
14 28 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (21.09%) HSRP
16 25 (19.53%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (15.63%) SAN
17 20 (15.63%) Software-Defined Networking
17 20 (15.63%) Wireless
18 19 (14.84%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) DB2
2 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.78%) AppScan
2 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.78%) GitLab
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.78%) RSpec
General
1 11 (8.59%) Marketing
2 9 (7.03%) Finance
3 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Military
5 2 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 39 (30.47%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.53%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) Security Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.03%) Network Security Analyst
6 9 (7.03%) Network Support
6 9 (7.03%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Security Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Architect
8 7 (5.47%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.06%) 802.1X
2 16 (12.50%) CSS
2 16 (12.50%) XML
3 10 (7.81%) .NET
4 4 (3.13%) RSS
4 4 (3.13%) SOAP
5 2 (1.56%) JSF
6 1 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.78%) MCollective
6 1 (0.78%) REST
6 1 (0.78%) SAML
6 1 (0.78%) WCF
6 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.09%) Data Centre
2 21 (16.41%) Management Information System
3 20 (15.63%) Cryptography
4 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
4 15 (11.72%) Public Cloud
5 9 (7.03%) CESG
6 8 (6.25%) Client/Server
6 8 (6.25%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.69%) Clustering
8 5 (3.91%) PKI
8 5 (3.91%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (2.34%) DataPower
9 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.78%) Replication
11 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.50%) Windows
2 36 (28.13%) Linux
3 23 (17.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 14 (10.94%) Unix
6 9 (7.03%) Ubuntu
7 8 (6.25%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.91%) Solaris
8 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.34%) CentOS
9 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.78%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.78%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) Load Balancing
2 28 (21.88%) ITIL
3 16 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.72%) Project Management
5 14 (10.94%) Process Improvement
6 12 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.59%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (8.59%) Presales
7 11 (8.59%) Workflow
8 10 (7.81%) Computer Security
8 10 (7.81%) Network Management
8 10 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (7.03%) Capacity Management
9 9 (7.03%) Change Control
9 9 (7.03%) Change Management
9 9 (7.03%) High Availability
9 9 (7.03%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.03%) ISMS
9 9 (7.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.94%) C
2 11 (8.59%) C#
2 11 (8.59%) C++
2 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.81%) VBScript
4 9 (7.03%) VB
5 8 (6.25%) SQL
6 4 (3.13%) Perl
7 3 (2.34%) Java
7 3 (2.34%) Python
8 2 (1.56%) Tcl
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) Korn
9 1 (0.78%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 40 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 35 (27.34%) SC Cleared
3 23 (17.97%) Degree
4 22 (17.19%) CCNA
5 16 (12.50%) CCNP
6 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (7.81%) MCSE
8 9 (7.03%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (7.03%) CISSP
8 9 (7.03%) MCSA
8 9 (7.03%) MCSD
9 8 (6.25%) DV Cleared
10 6 (4.69%) CEH
11 5 (3.91%) JNCIP
12 4 (3.13%) CCIE
13 3 (2.34%) JNCIA
13 3 (2.34%) MCITP
13 3 (2.34%) MCTS
14 2 (1.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.47%) RMADS
3 3 (2.34%) SLA
4 2 (1.56%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (24.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.06%) Hyper-V
3 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.25%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.34%) vCloud
5 3 (2.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.78%) Docker
6 1 (0.78%) iptables
6 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.78%) KVM
6 1 (0.78%) LXC
6 1 (0.78%) Snort
6 1 (0.78%) Squid
6 1 (0.78%) Varnish
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (4.69%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (3.91%) Netcool
3 5 (3.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (3.91%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.91%) vRealize
4 3 (2.34%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.56%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.78%) Ansible
6 1 (0.78%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.78%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.78%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.78%) Puppet
6 1 (0.78%) systemd
Vendors
1 58 (45.31%) Cisco
2 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.88%) Juniper
4 21 (16.41%) F5
5 19 (14.84%) VMware
6 18 (14.06%) Palo Alto
6 18 (14.06%) Red Hat
7 16 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 15 (11.72%) Citrix
9 12 (9.38%) Cyberoam
10 11 (8.59%) Blue Coat
11 9 (7.03%) Oracle
12 6 (4.69%) HP
12 6 (4.69%) NetScout
12 6 (4.69%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.91%) Aruba
13 5 (3.91%) Avaya
13 5 (3.91%) Brocade
13 5 (3.91%) Veritas
14 4 (3.13%) Nokia
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