The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 42 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPsec 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.60% - 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.48% 13.29% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 13
Average daily rate £340 £280 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) F5