The table below looks at the statistics for IKE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IKE over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
UK
Rank - 626 -
Contract jobs citing IKE 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £428 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £428 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6821 7588 7801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.58% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4255 4486 4294
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 314 451
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

IKE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IKE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IKE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IKE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IKE within the UK.

IKE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IKE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IKE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IKE.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Arista

IKE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Arista
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia