Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 217 243
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 +39
Contract jobs citing IPsec 14 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 2.37% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 24
City of London median daily rate £469 £438 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +7.35%
10th Percentile £408 £276 £330
90th Percentile £576 £526 £518
Central London median daily rate £456 £436 £450
% change year-on-year +4.58% -3.06% +5.88%
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 749 972 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.47% 14.58% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 744 834
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.18%
10th Percentile £211 £286 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 32
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -7.79%
10th Percentile £11.68 £11.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £23.52 £48.63 £29.90
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -5.37%

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 24 November 2017.

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

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
London Bridge - 1 £300 -
IPsec
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
1 10 (71.43%) BGP
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
3 8 (57.14%) SSL
3 8 (57.14%) MPLS
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) OSPF
5 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
6 5 (35.71%) HSRP
6 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
6 5 (35.71%) Wireless
6 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 4 (28.57%) CCIE
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Network Design
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) Arista
8 3 (21.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (21.43%) Spanning Tree

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 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) BGP
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (57.14%) MPLS
3 8 (57.14%) SSL
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) OSPF
6 5 (35.71%) HSRP
6 5 (35.71%) Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (21.43%) VLAN
8 3 (21.43%) VRRP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
4 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) C-shell
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Korn
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 3 (21.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (14.29%) CCDA
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) CCSP
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OPNET
1 2 (14.29%) SELinux
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 4 (28.57%) Arista
3 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Sybase
6 1 (7.14%) VMware