Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 September 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 229 224
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +34
Contract jobs citing IPsec 13 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 1.98% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 16
City of London median daily rate £460 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.91% +6.32% +7.04%
10th Percentile £400 £336 £393
90th Percentile £526 £577 £531
Central London median daily rate £400 £535 £475
% change year-on-year -25.23% +12.63% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 831 708 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.89% 10.45% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 541 739
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £180 £208 £272
90th Percentile £638 £648 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +3.43% -2.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.60 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £30.30 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.56% +0.11%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the City of London

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in the City of London

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in the City of London

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds
6 5 (38.46%) VLAN
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) SSL
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) CCNP
6 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) MPLS
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
7 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
8 3 (23.08%) SIEM

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) SSL
6 5 (38.46%) VLAN
7 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
7 4 (30.77%) MPLS
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) FTP
8 3 (23.08%) HTTP
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) CEH
5 1 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) pfSense
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
2 1 (7.69%) OSSEC
2 1 (7.69%) QRadar
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) SolarWinds
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Aruba
5 3 (23.08%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) Meraki
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
6 2 (15.38%) Qualys
7 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.69%) Google
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
7 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec