The first table below looks at the demand for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 129 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing IPsec 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 2.10% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £32.50
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
429 286 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.04% 13.42% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 148 189
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IPsec across the South West region.

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IPsec across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

IPsec Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPsec across the South West region.

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Bristol -14 7 £425 - 2
Wiltshire -12 2 £365 +25.86% 1
Dorset - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Perl
3 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 13 (86.67%) WAN
3 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (80.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (80.00%) Confluence
4 12 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (80.00%) Puppet
4 12 (80.00%) Hudson
4 12 (80.00%) XenServer
4 12 (80.00%) nginx
4 12 (80.00%) MediaWiki
4 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (80.00%) DevOps
4 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (80.00%) OSPF
4 12 (80.00%) BGP
4 12 (80.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (80.00%) LAMP
4 12 (80.00%) Samba
4 12 (80.00%) Debian

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (80.00%) Apache
1 12 (80.00%) nginx
1 12 (80.00%) Confluence
1 12 (80.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 12 (80.00%) LDAP
3 12 (80.00%) Network Security
3 12 (80.00%) IPv6
3 12 (80.00%) OSPF
3 12 (80.00%) BGP
3 12 (80.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) Broadband
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 12 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Subversion
1 12 (80.00%) JIRA
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (80.00%) Hudson
1 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Wiki
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (80.00%) Debian
4 11 (73.33%) Ubuntu
5 6 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Perl
3 12 (80.00%) PHP
3 12 (80.00%) Ruby
3 12 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (80.00%) Postfix
2 12 (80.00%) XenServer
2 12 (80.00%) Samba
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) ZABBIX
1 12 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Salt
3 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) F5
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Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
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