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 3 months to 30 March 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 159 186
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.01% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £240 £449 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.51% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £379 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £385
% change year-on-year +37.93% -5.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £46.42 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.36% +54.71%  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 353 398 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.38% 11.69% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 293 507
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £298 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing IPsec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) SSL
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) OSPF
5 5 (38.46%) BGP
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) NetApp
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) ICMP
7 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) CCSA
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Finance

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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) SSL
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) ICMP
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) WLAN
7 2 (15.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
1 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCSA
3 2 (15.38%) CCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) BitLocker
3 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 3 (23.08%) Veeam
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Meraki
7 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.69%) Brocade
7 1 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
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