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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 119 131 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing IPsec 22 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +453.84%
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
391 393 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.52% 13.82% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 203 197
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 29
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.86% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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
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 4 March 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
Bristol - 9 £413 - 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £450 - 1
Wiltshire +3 6 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 19 (67.86%) Citrix
3 18 (64.29%) OSPF
3 18 (64.29%) BGP
3 18 (64.29%) LAN
3 18 (64.29%) WAN
4 17 (60.71%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) VPN
6 14 (50.00%) Java
7 13 (46.43%) MySQL
7 13 (46.43%) Apache
7 13 (46.43%) Windows
7 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
7 13 (46.43%) VMware
7 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (39.29%) SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Cisco
9 10 (35.71%) IPv6
9 10 (35.71%) Network Security
10 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
10 9 (32.14%) EIGRP
11 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (28.57%) LDAP
11 8 (28.57%) IIS
11 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) CentOS
11 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 8 (28.57%) ZABBIX

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (46.43%) Apache
2 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 8 (28.57%) nginx
2 8 (28.57%) Confluence
2 8 (28.57%) MediaWiki
3 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) OSPF
2 18 (64.29%) BGP
2 18 (64.29%) LAN
2 18 (64.29%) WAN
3 15 (53.57%) VPN
4 10 (35.71%) IPv6
4 10 (35.71%) Network Security
5 9 (32.14%) EIGRP
6 8 (28.57%) LDAP
7 7 (25.00%) SSL
8 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) 3G
10 3 (10.71%) MPLS
11 2 (7.14%) H.323
11 2 (7.14%) IPv4
11 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 2 (7.14%) VLAN
12 1 (3.57%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 8 (28.57%) Hudson
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
1 8 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
1 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) LAMP
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Wiki
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (28.57%) CentOS
3 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 8 (28.57%) Debian
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (28.57%) Build Automation
1 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (21.43%) Database Theory
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database Theory
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Email Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Network Management
7 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) PHP
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) C
5 4 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.86%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) CCNP
6 2 (7.14%) JNCIS
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Postfix
2 8 (28.57%) XenServer
2 8 (28.57%) Samba
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 5 (17.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) ZABBIX
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Salt
2 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Citrix
2 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Wyse
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.57%) Huawei
6 1 (3.57%) Anite
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