Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 227 231
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4 +39
Contract jobs citing IPsec 11 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 2.02% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
City of London median daily rate £469 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -17.95% +8.33%
10th Percentile £381 £185 £368
90th Percentile £534 £576 £564
Central London median daily rate £444 £350 £488
% change year-on-year +26.79% -28.21% +19.27%
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 883 692 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.43% 10.65% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 523 703
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +7.88%
10th Percentile £210 £180 £260
90th Percentile £625 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £439
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 16
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.16 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.19% +8.49% +6.32%
10th Percentile £14.35 £13.31 £13.88
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £28.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.88% +0.39% +11.23%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Qualys
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) HSRP
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Information Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
4 2 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (9.09%) Data Science
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CEH
3 2 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) pfSense
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) OSSEC
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Qualys
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) CyberArk
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) Darktrace
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Trustwave