The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 86 111
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 1 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 1.42% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 6.08% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 0
Median daily rate - £345 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £340
% change year-on-year +1.91% +15.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £47.83 £32.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +47.16%  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 363 543 603
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.04% 23.35% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 248 240
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing IPsec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Berkshire

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPsec in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Berkshire

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Berkshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Reading -8 1 - - 1
IPsec
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) CloudFront
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (33.33%) CloudFront
1 1 (33.33%) G Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) IKE
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware