The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 61 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.71% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 4.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 143 137 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.25% 16.31% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 104 55
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Bristol

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) SCTP
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) OCFS2
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) GFS2
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) SCTP
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) GFS2
1 1 (33.33%) OCFS2
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware