Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 241 245
Rank change year-on-year +45 +4 -28
Contract jobs citing IPsec 19 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 2.06% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 10
City of London median daily rate £400 £458 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.57% -2.40% +10.29%
10th Percentile £350 £410 £408
90th Percentile £494 £507 £576
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +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 599 778 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.70% 10.90% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 602 585
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £192 £156 £203
90th Percentile £653 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 14
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +13.33% -13.16%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.08
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.93% +18.00% -15.79%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019, 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 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) LAN
3 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) BGP
4 11 (57.89%) VPN
4 11 (57.89%) OSPF
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (52.63%) Network Security
5 10 (52.63%) WLAN
5 10 (52.63%) Wireless
6 9 (47.37%) VoIP
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (47.37%) CCNP
7 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
8 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
8 7 (36.84%) ITIL
8 7 (36.84%) VRRP
9 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
9 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 6 (31.58%) HSRP
9 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (26.32%) Statistics
10 5 (26.32%) Degree
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (26.32%) Network Management
10 5 (26.32%) F5
10 5 (26.32%) Multicast

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) BGP
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (57.89%) OSPF
3 11 (57.89%) VPN
4 10 (52.63%) Network Security
4 10 (52.63%) Wireless
4 10 (52.63%) WLAN
5 9 (47.37%) VoIP
6 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) VRRP
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (31.58%) HSRP
8 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
9 5 (26.32%) MPLS
9 5 (26.32%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Network Management
3 5 (26.32%) Statistics
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
7 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CCNP
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) CCSA
4 2 (10.53%) CCSE
5 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Iperf
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (26.32%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) Meraki
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) AlgoSec
7 1 (5.26%) Arista
7 1 (5.26%) Aruba
7 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR