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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IPsec 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £112.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-72.22% +221.42%
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 81 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.47% 11.27% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 23
Average daily rate £300 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £37.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +141.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £37.50 £20.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) e-Health
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Ciena
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Radware
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) e-Health
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Ciena
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Radware