Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 179 127 185
Rank change year-on-year -52 +58 +54
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 5 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 1.91% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
10th Percentile £457 £403 -
25th Percentile £464 £463 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £375
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +40.00% -18.03%
75th Percentile £663 £575 £484
90th Percentile £745 £583 £496
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £350
% change year-on-year -4.76% +50.00% -22.22%

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 390 262 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.71% 12.42% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 213 397
10th Percentile £301 £238 £192
25th Percentile £455 £363 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £600 £556 £551
90th Percentile £700 £630 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £427
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.10% +0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
10th Percentile £18.60 £22.65 £16.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.88 £18.15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% +16.46% +5.61%
75th Percentile £41.69 £32.69 £23.25
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.13 £38.03
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% +12.20% +9.28%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IPsec as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IPsec in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for IPsec in the City of London

IPsec
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IPsec in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IPsec in the City of London

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IPsec in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for IPsec in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) AWS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Power BI
3 3 (42.86%) Power Platform
4 2 (28.57%) SD-WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Power Platform
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) SD-WAN
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (14.29%) VXLAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (42.86%) Power BI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Zscaler