The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 26 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing IPsec 22 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.64% 0.48% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.44% 2.99% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 2
Average daily rate £363 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -0.68%
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
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.08% 15.91% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 33 34
Average daily rate £363 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 27 (100.00%) MPLS
1 27 (100.00%) OSPF
1 27 (100.00%) BGP
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (96.30%) Juniper
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco
3 25 (92.59%) VPN
4 23 (85.19%) CCNP
5 21 (77.78%) WAN
5 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
5 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
6 20 (74.07%) DV Cleared
7 17 (62.96%) JNCIS
8 16 (59.26%) BT
8 16 (59.26%) Linux
9 13 (48.15%) Firewall
10 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
12 7 (25.93%) EIGRP
13 6 (22.22%) Sourcefire
13 6 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
14 5 (18.52%) SIEM
14 5 (18.52%) IronPort
14 5 (18.52%) Degree
14 5 (18.52%) JNCIP
14 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
14 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
15 4 (14.81%) VRRP
15 4 (14.81%) Intel
15 4 (14.81%) CCIE

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) BGP
1 27 (100.00%) MPLS
1 27 (100.00%) OSPF
2 25 (92.59%) VPN
3 21 (77.78%) WAN
4 13 (48.15%) Firewall
5 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (25.93%) EIGRP
7 6 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (14.81%) HSRP
8 4 (14.81%) Junos
8 4 (14.81%) Network Security
8 4 (14.81%) VRRP
9 3 (11.11%) DHCP
9 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (11.11%) RIP
9 3 (11.11%) SNMP
9 3 (11.11%) SSH
9 3 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Designer
2 20 (74.07%) Network Designer
3 4 (14.81%) IP Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IronPort Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) SIEM
2 4 (14.81%) High Availability
2 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Network Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) ISMS
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (85.19%) CCNP
3 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 20 (74.07%) DV Cleared
5 17 (62.96%) JNCIS
6 5 (18.52%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) JNCIP
7 4 (14.81%) CCIE
8 3 (11.11%) CISSP
8 3 (11.11%) JNCIE
9 1 (3.70%) CCNA
9 1 (3.70%) HND
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
1 26 (96.30%) Juniper
2 16 (59.26%) BT
3 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 6 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
5 5 (18.52%) IronPort
6 4 (14.81%) Intel
6 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (11.11%) F5
7 3 (11.11%) Remedy