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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 235 194 205
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Contract jobs citing IPsec 26 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.79% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 4.60% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 16
Median daily rate £450 £365 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £316 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £59.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £47.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +70.82%
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
1463 1696 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.80% 17.18% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 928 870
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 October 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 October 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
Buckinghamshire +32 10 £525 - 1
Berkshire -7 6 £450 +2.85% 2
Hampshire -12 6 £362 +4.92% 5
Surrey +5 5 £438 +4.66% 3
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 61 (57.55%) Windows
2 52 (49.06%) VPN
3 50 (47.17%) DNS
3 50 (47.17%) WAN
4 48 (45.28%) Cisco
5 46 (43.40%) Firewall
6 44 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (41.51%) MPLS
7 40 (37.74%) LAN
8 39 (36.79%) TCP/IP
9 38 (35.85%) DHCP
9 38 (35.85%) BGP
10 34 (32.08%) SSL
10 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
10 34 (32.08%) Load Balancing
11 33 (31.13%) Linux
12 30 (28.30%) OSPF
12 30 (28.30%) Data Centre
13 29 (27.36%) Internet
13 29 (27.36%) ITIL
14 27 (25.47%) CCNA
15 26 (24.53%) Juniper
15 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
16 24 (22.64%) Network Security
16 24 (22.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (22.64%) Cryptography
16 24 (22.64%) Active Directory
16 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
16 24 (22.64%) Windows Server
17 23 (21.70%) CCNP

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 15 (14.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) PaaS
2 3 (2.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (49.06%) VPN
2 50 (47.17%) DNS
2 50 (47.17%) WAN
3 46 (43.40%) Firewall
4 44 (41.51%) MPLS
5 40 (37.74%) LAN
6 39 (36.79%) TCP/IP
7 38 (35.85%) BGP
7 38 (35.85%) DHCP
8 34 (32.08%) SSL
9 30 (28.30%) OSPF
10 29 (27.36%) Internet
11 24 (22.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (22.64%) Network Security
12 20 (18.87%) Ethernet
13 17 (16.04%) HSRP
14 16 (15.09%) SMTP
15 15 (14.15%) IPv6
16 14 (13.21%) HTTP
16 14 (13.21%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (14.15%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.49%) Marketing
3 7 (6.60%) Finance
4 2 (1.89%) Billing
4 2 (1.89%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (38.68%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.43%) Information Assurance Leader
3 10 (9.43%) Network Support
3 10 (9.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Security Advisor
4 9 (8.49%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Security Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Technical Leader
6 7 (6.60%) Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) Network Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.26%) CSS
2 12 (11.32%) 802.1X
3 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 5 (4.72%) XML
4 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.30%) Data Centre
2 24 (22.64%) Cryptography
3 23 (21.70%) Management Information System
4 20 (18.87%) CESG
5 16 (15.09%) Client/Server
6 14 (13.21%) Public Cloud
7 12 (11.32%) Computer Science
7 12 (11.32%) PKI
8 7 (6.60%) Driving Licence
8 7 (6.60%) RSA SecurID
9 6 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.94%) Eurex
13 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.94%) iSeries
13 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.94%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 61 (57.55%) Windows
2 33 (31.13%) Linux
3 24 (22.64%) Windows Server
4 15 (14.15%) Windows Vista
5 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (12.26%) Unix
7 9 (8.49%) CentOS
8 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.94%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) Load Balancing
2 29 (27.36%) ITIL
3 20 (18.87%) Information Assurance
4 17 (16.04%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (16.04%) Risk Management
5 16 (15.09%) Network Design
6 15 (14.15%) Mentoring
7 14 (13.21%) Change Management
8 13 (12.26%) Change Control
9 12 (11.32%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (11.32%) ISMS
9 12 (11.32%) OWASP
9 12 (11.32%) Patch Management
9 12 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (10.38%) Fuzz Testing
10 11 (10.38%) Presales
10 11 (10.38%) Project Management
11 10 (9.43%) Workflow
12 9 (8.49%) Problem Management
12 9 (8.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.66%) Python
2 6 (5.66%) Ruby
3 5 (4.72%) C
3 5 (4.72%) C#
3 5 (4.72%) C++
3 5 (4.72%) VB
3 5 (4.72%) VBScript
4 1 (0.94%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) Lisp
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
4 1 (0.94%) PHP
4 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.47%) CCNA
3 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
4 23 (21.70%) CCNP
5 22 (20.75%) CISSP
6 20 (18.87%) CESG Certified Professional
6 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
7 19 (17.92%) Degree
8 12 (11.32%) CEH
9 10 (9.43%) CCIE
10 8 (7.55%) MCSA
10 8 (7.55%) MCSD
10 8 (7.55%) MCSE
10 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.77%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.83%) CCA
12 3 (2.83%) CISM
12 3 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.83%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) RMADS
2 10 (9.43%) SLA
3 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.94%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.32%) Sendmail
5 9 (8.49%) vCloud
5 9 (8.49%) vSphere
6 3 (2.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (6.60%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (6.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.89%) Nessus
4 1 (0.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 48 (45.28%) Cisco
2 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 26 (24.53%) Juniper
4 22 (20.75%) Citrix
5 19 (17.92%) Oracle
6 18 (16.98%) F5
7 17 (16.04%) VMware
8 14 (13.21%) Palo Alto
9 10 (9.43%) CheckPoint
10 7 (6.60%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.72%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.77%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (3.77%) Cyberoam
12 4 (3.77%) Huawei
13 3 (2.83%) Extreme Networks
14 2 (1.89%) Qualys
14 2 (1.89%) Tandberg
15 1 (0.94%) Fortinet
15 1 (0.94%) Polycom
South East
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
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