The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 134 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing IPsec 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 1.77% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£419 £290 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.39% -24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £290 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £290 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 - £27.50
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
491 283 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.47% 12.68% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 149 183
Average daily rate £365 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.37 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 6 £419 - 2
Wiltshire -12 1 £365 +25.86% 1
Dorset - - - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Perl
3 14 (87.50%) MySQL
3 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 14 (87.50%) VPN
3 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (81.25%) Bash Shell
4 13 (81.25%) Confluence
4 13 (81.25%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (81.25%) Puppet
4 13 (81.25%) Hudson
4 13 (81.25%) XenServer
4 13 (81.25%) nginx
4 13 (81.25%) MediaWiki
4 13 (81.25%) Relational Database
4 13 (81.25%) DevOps
4 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
4 13 (81.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (81.25%) OSPF
4 13 (81.25%) BGP
4 13 (81.25%) EIGRP
4 13 (81.25%) LAMP
4 13 (81.25%) Samba
4 13 (81.25%) Debian

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (81.25%) Confluence
1 13 (81.25%) nginx
1 13 (81.25%) MediaWiki
1 13 (81.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 14 (87.50%) VPN
3 13 (81.25%) OSPF
3 13 (81.25%) BGP
3 13 (81.25%) EIGRP
3 13 (81.25%) Network Security
3 13 (81.25%) IPv6
3 13 (81.25%) LDAP
4 3 (18.75%) HTTP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) Broadband
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) MySQL
2 13 (81.25%) Relational Database
2 13 (81.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Hudson
1 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
1 13 (81.25%) Subversion
1 13 (81.25%) JIRA
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) LAMP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Wiki
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (81.25%) Debian
4 12 (75.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (43.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (81.25%) DevOps
1 13 (81.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (81.25%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Build Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) Perl
3 13 (81.25%) Bash Shell
3 13 (81.25%) Ruby
3 13 (81.25%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (81.25%) XenServer
2 13 (81.25%) Samba
2 13 (81.25%) Postfix
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Puppet
1 13 (81.25%) ZABBIX
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) Salt
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday