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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 125 127 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing IPsec 19 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.68% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 5.19% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Average daily rate £363 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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
Wiltshire +10 17 £363 - 1
Somerset - 1 £733 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (86.21%) OSPF
2 23 (79.31%) MPLS
2 23 (79.31%) BGP
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) VPN
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (75.86%) Juniper
4 19 (65.52%) CCNP
5 17 (58.62%) Linux
5 17 (58.62%) WAN
6 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
6 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
7 15 (51.72%) DV Cleared
8 13 (44.83%) JNCIS
9 12 (41.38%) Firewall
9 12 (41.38%) BT
10 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (27.59%) Intel Security
11 8 (27.59%) DHCP
12 7 (24.14%) SSL
12 7 (24.14%) EIGRP
13 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
13 6 (20.69%) IronPort
13 6 (20.69%) Spanning Tree
14 5 (17.24%) DevOps
14 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
14 5 (17.24%) Network Security
14 5 (17.24%) Open Source
14 5 (17.24%) Puppet
14 5 (17.24%) SSH

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (13.79%) nginx
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Jetty
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Google App Engine
2 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) OSPF
2 23 (79.31%) BGP
2 23 (79.31%) MPLS
3 22 (75.86%) VPN
4 17 (58.62%) WAN
5 12 (41.38%) Firewall
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (27.59%) DHCP
8 7 (24.14%) EIGRP
8 7 (24.14%) SSL
9 6 (20.69%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (17.24%) DNS
10 5 (17.24%) Network Security
10 5 (17.24%) SSH
11 4 (13.79%) HSRP
11 4 (13.79%) Junos
11 4 (13.79%) LAN
11 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.79%) VRRP
11 4 (13.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) MariaDB
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.90%) GitLab
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Designer
2 15 (51.72%) Network Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) IP Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (6.90%) MCollective
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) Servlets
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) CoreOS
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) SmartOS
3 1 (3.45%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (13.79%) SIEM
4 3 (10.34%) Coaching
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) CCNP
3 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
4 15 (51.72%) DV Cleared
5 13 (44.83%) JNCIS
6 5 (17.24%) CCIE
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
8 3 (10.34%) CISSP
8 3 (10.34%) JNCIE
9 1 (3.45%) CCNA
9 1 (3.45%) CCSA
9 1 (3.45%) HND
9 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Btrfs
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) iptables
2 2 (6.90%) KVM
2 2 (6.90%) LXC
2 2 (6.90%) Snort
2 2 (6.90%) Squid
2 2 (6.90%) Varnish
2 2 (6.90%) vCloud
2 2 (6.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) CFEngine
3 2 (6.90%) HAProxy
3 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.90%) Nessus
3 2 (6.90%) systemd
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) Juniper
3 12 (41.38%) BT
4 8 (27.59%) Intel Security
5 6 (20.69%) IronPort
6 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
6 5 (17.24%) Sourcefire
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 4 (13.79%) Intel
8 3 (10.34%) F5
8 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
8 3 (10.34%) Remedy
9 2 (6.90%) Google
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.90%) SaltStack
10 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
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