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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England / South East
Rank 196 198 211
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing IPsec 35 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 3.18% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 17
Median daily rate £475 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
1560 1633 1878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.40% 19.90% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 890 905
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 98 113
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +13 20 £500 -5.66% 2
Surrey +13 6 £500 -16.66% 2
Berkshire +10 5 £310 -11.42% 1
Hampshire +3 4 £362 +2.84% 2
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (51.61%) Windows
1 32 (51.61%) Cryptography
2 31 (50.00%) Cisco
2 31 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (46.77%) SC Cleared
4 25 (40.32%) CESG Certified Professional
4 25 (40.32%) CISSP
4 25 (40.32%) CESG
5 24 (38.71%) Data Centre
6 23 (37.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 23 (37.10%) Risk Management
6 23 (37.10%) Management Information System
7 22 (35.48%) SSL
8 21 (33.87%) VPN
8 21 (33.87%) ITIL
8 21 (33.87%) Wireless
8 21 (33.87%) RMADS
9 19 (30.65%) Firewall
9 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
10 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 18 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (29.03%) ISMS
11 17 (27.42%) Information Assurance
12 16 (25.81%) Internet
12 16 (25.81%) MPLS
12 16 (25.81%) Risk Assessment
12 16 (25.81%) VMware
13 15 (24.19%) SAN
13 15 (24.19%) CCNP
13 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity

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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) Cisco Nexus
2 22 (35.48%) SSL
3 21 (33.87%) VPN
3 21 (33.87%) Wireless
4 19 (30.65%) Firewall
4 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
5 16 (25.81%) Internet
5 16 (25.81%) MPLS
6 15 (24.19%) SAN
7 14 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (22.58%) Ethernet
7 14 (22.58%) WAN
8 13 (20.97%) LAN
9 11 (17.74%) Network Security
9 11 (17.74%) SMTP
10 10 (16.13%) SNMP
11 9 (14.52%) BGP
11 9 (14.52%) DHCP
11 9 (14.52%) DNS
11 9 (14.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Security Advisor
2 14 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Information Assurance Leader
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Support
7 2 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (51.61%) Cryptography
2 25 (40.32%) CESG
3 24 (38.71%) Data Centre
4 23 (37.10%) Management Information System
5 11 (17.74%) Client/Server
6 5 (8.06%) Driving Licence
7 3 (4.84%) PKI
8 2 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.61%) Clustering
9 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.61%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 12 (19.35%) CentOS
3 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Vista
5 10 (16.13%) Unix
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Risk Management
2 21 (33.87%) ITIL
3 18 (29.03%) ISMS
4 17 (27.42%) Information Assurance
5 16 (25.81%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (17.74%) Patch Management
9 10 (16.13%) Network Management
10 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
11 8 (12.90%) Change Management
11 8 (12.90%) Project Management
11 8 (12.90%) Service Management
12 7 (11.29%) Fuzz Testing
12 7 (11.29%) OWASP
12 7 (11.29%) Security Architecture
13 6 (9.68%) Coaching
13 6 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
13 6 (9.68%) Information Security
13 6 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.61%) Python
1 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (46.77%) SC Cleared
3 25 (40.32%) CESG Certified Professional
3 25 (40.32%) CISSP
4 18 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (24.19%) CCNP
6 11 (17.74%) CCNA
7 10 (16.13%) Degree
8 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
9 6 (9.68%) CEH
10 1 (1.61%) CCA
10 1 (1.61%) CCAA
10 1 (1.61%) CCDP
10 1 (1.61%) CCIE
10 1 (1.61%) CCIP
10 1 (1.61%) CISM
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.61%) GCIH
10 1 (1.61%) GIAC
10 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.87%) RMADS
2 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.45%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) vCloud
2 12 (19.35%) vSphere
3 7 (11.29%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
4 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.61%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.61%) Cacti
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.81%) VMware
4 13 (20.97%) F5
5 12 (19.35%) Citrix
6 11 (17.74%) Oracle
7 7 (11.29%) Juniper
8 5 (8.06%) Cyberoam
9 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.84%) Aruba
11 2 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (3.23%) Dell
11 2 (3.23%) Forcepoint
11 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
11 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.61%) Clearswift
12 1 (1.61%) EMC
12 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.61%) Mitel
12 1 (1.61%) Siemens