Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 123 80
Rank change year-on-year +18 -43 +40
Contract jobs citing IPsec 6 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.27% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 1.97% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 29
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £453 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -19.05% -0.94%
10th Percentile £432 £411 £390
90th Percentile £490 £438 £550
South East median daily rate £395 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -7.06% -10.53% +34.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

IPsec is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 218 305 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.78% 13.74% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 164 212
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £146 £263
90th Percentile £530 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.12 £38.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.25% +158.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £13.94 £14.53 £13.85
90th Percentile £49.50 £56.63 £40.15
South East median hourly rate £19.19 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.63% -16.28% -38.57%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Buckinghamshire

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Buckinghamshire

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +20 6 £453 +6.47%
IPsec
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) BGP
1 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) ICMP
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (16.67%) ISMS
5 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) CCIP
5 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (16.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) F5
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) Aruba
2 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware