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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 199 204 193
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing IPsec 47 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 2.23% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £483 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.81% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £59.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £27.50
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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
1830 1611 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.74% 18.42% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 745 617
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 166
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.38 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +26 26 £253 -29.37% 8
Surrey +9 9 £368 -8.12% 4
Hampshire -7 6 £325 -29.72% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £325 -21.21%
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec.

1 69 (75.82%) VPN
2 68 (74.73%) Cisco
3 66 (72.53%) Firewall
4 59 (64.84%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (61.54%) MPLS
6 47 (51.65%) Juniper
6 47 (51.65%) BGP
7 42 (46.15%) OSPF
7 42 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (43.96%) CheckPoint
9 38 (41.76%) CCIE
10 37 (40.66%) VoIP
10 37 (40.66%) Load Balancing
11 36 (39.56%) Network Management
12 34 (37.36%) SNMP
13 33 (36.26%) Telecoms
14 31 (34.07%) Cisco PIX
15 30 (32.97%) DNS
16 29 (31.87%) FWSM
17 28 (30.77%) WAN
18 27 (29.67%) CCNP
18 27 (29.67%) Nokia
19 26 (28.57%) Network Architecture
20 24 (26.37%) Ethernet
21 23 (25.27%) Redback
22 22 (24.18%) Network Security
22 22 (24.18%) Radware
23 21 (23.08%) CISSP
23 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
23 21 (23.08%) LAN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.30%) IIS
3 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 69 (75.82%) VPN
2 66 (72.53%) Firewall
3 56 (61.54%) MPLS
4 47 (51.65%) BGP
5 42 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 42 (46.15%) OSPF
6 37 (40.66%) VoIP
7 34 (37.36%) SNMP
8 31 (34.07%) Cisco PIX
9 30 (32.97%) DNS
10 29 (31.87%) FWSM
11 28 (30.77%) WAN
12 24 (26.37%) Ethernet
13 22 (24.18%) Network Security
14 21 (23.08%) LAN
15 19 (20.88%) LTE
16 17 (18.68%) UMTS
17 13 (14.29%) DHCP
17 13 (14.29%) SSL
17 13 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) DB2
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 33 (36.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Electronics
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Design Engineer
2 24 (26.37%) IP Engineer
3 17 (18.68%) Network Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Architect
5 9 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.89%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) SAML
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
3 1 (1.10%) JSF
3 1 (1.10%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Open Source
2 4 (4.40%) SecurID
3 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) DTV
4 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.59%) UNIX
5 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) Solaris
8 1 (1.10%) AIX
8 1 (1.10%) SUSE
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) Load Balancing
2 36 (39.56%) Network Management
3 26 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 17 (18.68%) Network Design
5 15 (16.48%) Validation
5 15 (16.48%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (13.19%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (10.99%) ITIL
8 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.59%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.40%) Project Management
11 4 (4.40%) Information Security
11 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.40%) Process Management
11 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.40%) Change Management
11 4 (4.40%) Identity Management
11 4 (4.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) Perl
2 5 (5.49%) Java
2 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.40%) PHP
3 4 (4.40%) SQL
3 4 (4.40%) VBScript
4 3 (3.30%) C
5 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (64.84%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (41.76%) CCIE
3 27 (29.67%) CCNP
4 21 (23.08%) CISSP
5 19 (20.88%) CCSP
5 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
6 16 (17.58%) Check Point Certification
6 16 (17.58%) CCDP
7 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.59%) Degree
8 6 (6.59%) CCNA
9 4 (4.40%) ISEB
9 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (2.20%) CCDE
10 2 (2.20%) CCA
10 2 (2.20%) CCIP
11 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) COBIT
2 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.40%) Shibboleth
5 3 (3.30%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.40%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.30%) SCOM
3 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.20%) Netcool
4 2 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.10%) SCCM
5 1 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 68 (74.73%) Cisco
2 47 (51.65%) Juniper
3 40 (43.96%) CheckPoint
4 27 (29.67%) Nokia
5 23 (25.27%) Redback
6 22 (24.18%) Radware
7 20 (21.98%) F5
8 19 (20.88%) Huawei
9 16 (17.58%) Ericsson
10 14 (15.38%) HP
11 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.99%) VMware
12 8 (8.79%) Blue Coat
13 6 (6.59%) Oracle
13 6 (6.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 5 (5.49%) Fortinet
15 4 (4.40%) BT
15 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
15 4 (4.40%) McAfee
15 4 (4.40%) Citrix
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