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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 212 208 196
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing IPsec 42 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 2.47% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £383 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
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
1829 1619 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.64% 18.05% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 704 610
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.35% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +19 18 £400 +12.28% 9
Surrey +10 12 £400 +4.57% 4
Berkshire -17 10 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 10
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 64 (68.82%) Cisco
2 46 (49.46%) SSL
3 45 (48.39%) LAN
3 45 (48.39%) WAN
4 44 (47.31%) VPN
5 43 (46.24%) Firewall
6 41 (44.09%) CheckPoint
7 39 (41.94%) Juniper
8 37 (39.78%) Linux
8 37 (39.78%) Network Security
9 35 (37.63%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (36.56%) OSPF
11 31 (33.33%) Security Cleared
12 29 (31.18%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (27.96%) SC Cleared
13 26 (27.96%) F5
14 25 (26.88%) TCP/IP
14 25 (26.88%) Data Centre
15 24 (25.81%) BGP
16 23 (24.73%) Telecoms
16 23 (24.73%) CCNP
16 23 (24.73%) Degree
17 22 (23.66%) ITIL
18 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
18 21 (22.58%) Wireless
18 21 (22.58%) MPLS
19 19 (20.43%) VMware
19 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
20 18 (19.35%) Blue Coat
21 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 13 (13.98%) Apache
2 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.38%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) Confluence
4 2 (2.15%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 6 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (49.46%) SSL
2 45 (48.39%) LAN
2 45 (48.39%) WAN
3 44 (47.31%) VPN
4 43 (46.24%) Firewall
5 37 (39.78%) Network Security
6 34 (36.56%) OSPF
7 29 (31.18%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (26.88%) TCP/IP
9 24 (25.81%) BGP
10 21 (22.58%) MPLS
10 21 (22.58%) Wireless
11 17 (18.28%) Internet
12 16 (17.20%) SAN
12 16 (17.20%) RIP
13 15 (16.13%) WLAN
14 14 (15.05%) EIGRP
15 12 (12.90%) VoIP
15 12 (12.90%) SNMP
15 12 (12.90%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Subversion
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
1 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.15%) Hudson
1 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (24.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.53%) Electronics
3 6 (6.45%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) Security Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Network Engineer
3 16 (17.20%) Network Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Network Security Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Security Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) Design Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) IP Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Network Specialist
8 6 (6.45%) Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Network Design Specialist
10 4 (4.30%) Network Security Specialist
10 4 (4.30%) Security Specialist
11 3 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) SAML
2 2 (2.15%) JSF
3 1 (1.08%) LAMP
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.05%) PKI
3 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.90%) SecurID
4 6 (6.45%) DataPower
5 5 (5.38%) Clustering
6 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.23%) CESG
7 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.15%) e-Health
8 2 (2.15%) Wiki
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Linux
2 16 (17.20%) UNIX
2 16 (17.20%) Windows
3 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.60%) Solaris
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.15%) CentOS
8 1 (1.08%) Debian
8 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) ITIL
2 14 (15.05%) Time Management
3 11 (11.83%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.68%) Validation
5 9 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (9.68%) eTOM
5 9 (9.68%) Network Design
5 9 (9.68%) Change Control
6 8 (8.60%) Network Management
7 6 (6.45%) Server Building
7 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.45%) Security Architecture
7 6 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.38%) Identity Management
8 5 (5.38%) Software Distribution
8 5 (5.38%) Open Source
8 5 (5.38%) Line Management
9 4 (4.30%) Demand Forecasting
9 4 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) Perl
1 8 (8.60%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) PHP
4 4 (4.30%) C
5 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby
6 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (37.63%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 26 (27.96%) SC Cleared
4 23 (24.73%) Degree
4 23 (24.73%) CCNP
5 14 (15.05%) CISSP
6 13 (13.98%) CCIE
7 9 (9.68%) CCNA
8 7 (7.53%) CCDP
9 6 (6.45%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.38%) CCSP
10 5 (5.38%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (4.30%) JNCIS
12 2 (2.15%) CCSA
12 2 (2.15%) CCSE
12 2 (2.15%) CCDA
13 1 (1.08%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.08%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) Shibboleth
4 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.23%) Snort
5 2 (2.15%) Samba
5 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.15%) Postfix
5 2 (2.15%) XenServer
5 2 (2.15%) iptables
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) TrustSec
2 5 (5.38%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.38%) Netcool
2 5 (5.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.15%) Puppet
4 2 (2.15%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.15%) SCCM
4 2 (2.15%) SCOM
4 2 (2.15%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.08%) Cacti
5 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (68.82%) Cisco
2 41 (44.09%) CheckPoint
3 39 (41.94%) Juniper
4 26 (27.96%) F5
5 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
5 19 (20.43%) VMware
6 18 (19.35%) Blue Coat
7 13 (13.98%) Red Hat
8 12 (12.90%) Citrix
9 11 (11.83%) CA
9 11 (11.83%) Fortinet
10 9 (9.68%) Tufin
10 9 (9.68%) AlgoSec
11 8 (8.60%) Nokia
12 5 (5.38%) Veritas
12 5 (5.38%) IBM
12 5 (5.38%) Oracle
12 5 (5.38%) Radware
12 5 (5.38%) Redback
13 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
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