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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 208 223 228
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing IPsec 39 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 2.74% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 16
Median daily rate £400 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £329
% change year-on-year
- +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.65% -
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
1536 1789 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.11% 18.77% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 965 883
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +55.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +26 16 £475 -10.37%
Hampshire +11 9 £362 -3.46% 3
Surrey +15 5 £500 +18.62% 1
Berkshire 0 3 £300 -6.25% 3
West Sussex +11 2 £374 +6.78%
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 45 (53.57%) Windows
2 43 (51.19%) Cisco
3 37 (44.05%) VPN
4 36 (42.86%) SSL
5 32 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 31 (36.90%) TCP/IP
7 30 (35.71%) ITIL
7 30 (35.71%) Firewall
7 30 (35.71%) Cryptography
8 28 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 28 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 27 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (29.76%) CISSP
10 25 (29.76%) Internet
11 24 (28.57%) WAN
11 24 (28.57%) VMware
12 23 (27.38%) CESG
12 23 (27.38%) CCNP
12 23 (27.38%) CESG Certified Professional
13 22 (26.19%) LAN
13 22 (26.19%) Linux
14 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 21 (25.00%) MPLS
14 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (23.81%) Information Assurance
15 20 (23.81%) BGP
15 20 (23.81%) Management Information System
15 20 (23.81%) Risk Management
15 20 (23.81%) Active Directory

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 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (44.05%) VPN
2 36 (42.86%) SSL
3 31 (36.90%) TCP/IP
4 30 (35.71%) Firewall
5 27 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (29.76%) Internet
7 24 (28.57%) WAN
8 22 (26.19%) LAN
9 21 (25.00%) MPLS
10 20 (23.81%) BGP
11 19 (22.62%) OSPF
12 17 (20.24%) Network Security
13 16 (19.05%) Ethernet
13 16 (19.05%) SAN
14 15 (17.86%) Wireless
15 14 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (16.67%) DNS
15 14 (16.67%) SMTP
16 12 (14.29%) HSRP
17 11 (13.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) Security Advisor
3 11 (13.10%) Technical Leader
4 10 (11.90%) Information Assurance Leader
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Cisco Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Network Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.71%) Cryptography
2 28 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 23 (27.38%) CESG
4 20 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 14 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 9 (10.71%) PKI
7 6 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (4.76%) Driving Licence
9 3 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
11 1 (1.19%) Clustering
11 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
11 1 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (1.19%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 45 (53.57%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Linux
3 19 (22.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (21.43%) CentOS
5 14 (16.67%) Unix
5 14 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.19%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) Information Assurance
2 20 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 15 (17.86%) ISMS
3 15 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 15 (17.86%) Patch Management
4 13 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (14.29%) Service Management
6 11 (13.10%) Fuzz Testing
6 11 (13.10%) OWASP
7 10 (11.90%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Change Management
8 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
8 9 (10.71%) Project Management
8 9 (10.71%) Security Architecture
9 8 (9.52%) Capacity Management
9 8 (9.52%) Network Management
10 7 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 6 (7.14%) Python
1 6 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (1.19%) Java
2 1 (1.19%) Perl
2 1 (1.19%) PHP
2 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 28 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (29.76%) CISSP
4 23 (27.38%) CCNP
4 23 (27.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (16.67%) CCNA
6 12 (14.29%) Degree
7 10 (11.90%) CEH
8 5 (5.95%) CCIE
9 3 (3.57%) CISM
9 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.38%) CCDP
10 2 (2.38%) CCIP
10 2 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (2.38%) CRISC
10 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.19%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.43%) RMADS
2 5 (5.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.19%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 18 (21.43%) vCloud
3 18 (21.43%) vSphere
4 11 (13.10%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.38%) Nessus
2 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.19%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.19%) Cacti
3 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
3 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Cisco
2 24 (28.57%) VMware
3 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.43%) F5
5 17 (20.24%) Citrix
5 17 (20.24%) Juniper
6 15 (17.86%) Oracle
7 9 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 8 (9.52%) Palo Alto
9 5 (5.95%) Cyberoam
10 4 (4.76%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.57%) Aruba
12 2 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.38%) Dell
12 2 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
12 2 (2.38%) Forcepoint
12 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.38%) Qualys
12 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.38%) Tandberg
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