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 3 months to 24 April 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 91
Contract jobs citing IPsec 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.75% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.17% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +17.24% +6.61%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 185 192 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.64% 17.93% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 89 89
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -55.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 16 (80.00%) Cryptography
2 14 (70.00%) RMADS
2 14 (70.00%) Wireless
2 14 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 14 (70.00%) CESG
2 14 (70.00%) CISSP
2 14 (70.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) ISMS
5 11 (55.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
7 9 (45.00%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
9 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (30.00%) Windows Vista
10 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (30.00%) Citrix
11 5 (25.00%) Oracle
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
11 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (25.00%) SMTP
11 5 (25.00%) Internet
11 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
11 5 (25.00%) Patch Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Wireless
2 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (25.00%) SMTP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.00%) FTP
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (15.00%) SSH
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Security Advisor
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) CESG
2 11 (55.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Cryptography
2 14 (70.00%) Risk Management
3 13 (65.00%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (60.00%) ISMS
5 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 9 (45.00%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (35.00%) Information Assurance
9 5 (25.00%) Patch Management
9 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
10 3 (15.00%) Fuzz Testing
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
10 3 (15.00%) OWASP
11 1 (5.00%) DNA
11 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 14 (70.00%) CISSP
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) CCAA
5 1 (5.00%) CEH
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) Aruba
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
6 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) VMware