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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 211 211 182
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing IPsec 43 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.24% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 1.38% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 26
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£370 £356 £237
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% +50.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £321 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.00
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
1859 1450 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 17.21% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 611 622
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 163
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +28 32 £400 - 1
Surrey - 9 £370 - 3
Hampshire -29 1 £148 -61.93% 8
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 65 (78.31%) Cisco
2 60 (72.29%) Firewall
3 58 (69.88%) VPN
4 46 (55.42%) CheckPoint
5 44 (53.01%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (49.40%) Network Security
6 41 (49.40%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (48.19%) OSPF
8 37 (44.58%) Telecoms
9 32 (38.55%) BGP
9 32 (38.55%) LAN
10 29 (34.94%) WAN
10 29 (34.94%) MPLS
11 28 (33.73%) SSL
12 25 (30.12%) CCNP
12 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
13 24 (28.92%) F5
13 24 (28.92%) Juniper
13 24 (28.92%) Internet
14 23 (27.71%) Load Balancing
15 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
16 21 (25.30%) CISSP
16 21 (25.30%) Ethernet
16 21 (25.30%) ITIL
17 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
17 20 (24.10%) Fortinet
18 19 (22.89%) PCI DSS
18 19 (22.89%) Network Management
18 19 (22.89%) CCIE
18 19 (22.89%) RIP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6 (7.23%) IIS
1 6 (7.23%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 60 (72.29%) Firewall
2 58 (69.88%) VPN
3 41 (49.40%) Network Security
3 41 (49.40%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (48.19%) OSPF
5 32 (38.55%) BGP
5 32 (38.55%) LAN
6 29 (34.94%) WAN
6 29 (34.94%) MPLS
7 28 (33.73%) SSL
8 24 (28.92%) Internet
9 21 (25.30%) Ethernet
10 19 (22.89%) RIP
11 17 (20.48%) Wireless
11 17 (20.48%) SNMP
11 17 (20.48%) VoIP
11 17 (20.48%) WLAN
12 16 (19.28%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (19.28%) Cisco ISE
13 14 (16.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) DB2
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.20%) Ant
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.20%) Hudson
General
1 37 (44.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Design Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) IP Engineer
3 18 (21.69%) Network Engineer
4 16 (19.28%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Network Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Network Security Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Network Specialist
9 5 (6.02%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Network Design Specialist
10 4 (4.82%) Network Security Specialist
10 4 (4.82%) Security Specialist
10 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.61%) Consultant
11 3 (3.61%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) SecurID
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.41%) PKI
3 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.20%) DTV
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) CESG
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Wiki
4 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.02%) SUSE
4 5 (6.02%) AIX
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.61%) Solaris
5 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) UNIX
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Load Balancing
2 21 (25.30%) ITIL
3 19 (22.89%) Network Management
4 18 (21.69%) Validation
5 15 (18.07%) eTOM
6 14 (16.87%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (12.05%) Demand Forecasting
8 9 (10.84%) Time Management
9 8 (9.64%) Network Architecture
9 8 (9.64%) Change Management
10 7 (8.43%) Network Design
11 6 (7.23%) Migration
12 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (3.61%) Line Management
13 3 (3.61%) Service Management
13 3 (3.61%) Project Management
13 3 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
14 2 (2.41%) Security Architecture
14 2 (2.41%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.61%) VBScript
4 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (53.01%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (30.12%) CCNP
2 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
3 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
4 21 (25.30%) CISSP
5 19 (22.89%) CCIE
6 17 (20.48%) Degree
7 8 (9.64%) CCNA
8 6 (7.23%) CCSP
9 5 (6.02%) CCDP
9 5 (6.02%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.20%) ISEB
11 1 (1.20%) CCIP
11 1 (1.20%) CCSE
11 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.23%) vSphere
4 5 (6.02%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (4.82%) Firmware
6 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.20%) Samba
7 1 (1.20%) Snort
7 1 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) XenServer
7 1 (1.20%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (4.82%) SCOM
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.41%) SCCM
4 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.41%) Netcool
4 2 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.20%) Cacti
5 1 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (78.31%) Cisco
2 46 (55.42%) CheckPoint
3 24 (28.92%) F5
3 24 (28.92%) Juniper
4 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
4 20 (24.10%) Fortinet
5 16 (19.28%) CA
5 16 (19.28%) VMware
6 15 (18.07%) AlgoSec
6 15 (18.07%) Nokia
6 15 (18.07%) Tufin
7 12 (14.46%) Citrix
8 11 (13.25%) Redback
8 11 (13.25%) Huawei
8 11 (13.25%) Radware
9 8 (9.64%) Blue Coat
9 8 (9.64%) Ericsson
10 6 (7.23%) HP
11 5 (6.02%) IBM
11 5 (6.02%) Oracle
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