The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 69 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -
IPsec
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.01% 10.90% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 39
Average daily rate £355 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Wales

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 July 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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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
West Wales +6 1 £400 -5.88%
South Wales - 1 £355 -
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Jetty
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Xen
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Jetty
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) e-Health
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Xen
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Ciena
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Radware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco