The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 138 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing IPsec 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.51% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £334 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.85% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -27.77%
IPsec
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
390 395 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.69% 15.84% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 231 123
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.54 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IPsec
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

IPsec Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -1 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Shropshire - 1 £500 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Jetty
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft