The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 127 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing IPsec 14 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 2.93% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£288 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 273 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.30% 10.84% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 148 172
Average daily rate £295 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.53 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.34% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.75 £25.45 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

IPsec
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

IPsec Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 Yorkshire +3 13 £281 -22.41% 1
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 16 (94.12%) DNS
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) DHCP
3 14 (82.35%) SSL
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (76.47%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (76.47%) Google
4 13 (76.47%) WebSphere
4 13 (76.47%) Xen
4 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (76.47%) Jetty
4 13 (76.47%) nginx
4 13 (76.47%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (76.47%) Google App Engine
4 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (76.47%) Jenkins
4 13 (76.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (76.47%) FTP
4 13 (76.47%) HTTP
4 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 13 (76.47%) Apache
4 13 (76.47%) Tomcat
4 13 (76.47%) Java
4 13 (76.47%) .NET
4 13 (76.47%) J2EE
4 13 (76.47%) IIS
4 13 (76.47%) Servlets
4 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 13 (76.47%) IIS
1 13 (76.47%) Apache
1 13 (76.47%) Tomcat
1 13 (76.47%) WebSphere
1 13 (76.47%) Jetty
1 13 (76.47%) nginx
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (76.47%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (76.47%) Google App Engine
1 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (76.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) DNS
2 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
3 14 (82.35%) SSL
3 14 (82.35%) DHCP
4 13 (76.47%) FTP
4 13 (76.47%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) DMVPN
7 2 (11.76%) HSRP
7 2 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (11.76%) VPLS
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 2 (11.76%) BGP
7 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
2 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
1 13 (76.47%) J2EE
1 13 (76.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Configuration Management
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) BCP
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) CCDA
1 2 (11.76%) CCDP
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) CCSA
1 2 (11.76%) CCSE
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (11.76%) VCAP
1 2 (11.76%) VCP5
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (76.47%) Xen
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Google
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam
5 1 (5.88%) QNAP