The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK / Wales
Rank 60 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.96% 0.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 3.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £320 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
104 115 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.72% 19.23% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 93 72
Median daily rate £363 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +14 5 £320 -15.78% 3
West Wales - 1 £363 -
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) PPP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) L2TP
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) WAN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) L2TP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) PPP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) RTP
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow