Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 244 220
Rank change year-on-year +12 -24 +32
Contract jobs citing IPsec 18 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 1.86% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 19
City of London median daily rate £458 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £404 £425 £275
90th Percentile £517 £581 £528
Central London median daily rate £420 £469 £436
% change year-on-year -10.40% +7.45% -3.06%
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 773 754 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.96% 10.58% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 586 743
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £286
90th Percentile £625 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.86 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.28 £31.90
Central London median hourly rate £18.73 £16.96 £18.73
% change year-on-year +10.45% -9.44% +5.55%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 (83.33%) VPN
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) Wireless
5 11 (61.11%) OSPF
5 11 (61.11%) SSL
5 11 (61.11%) DHCP
6 10 (55.56%) WAN
6 10 (55.56%) BGP
7 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (50.00%) DNS
7 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (44.44%) VoIP
8 8 (44.44%) LAN
9 7 (38.89%) Unix
9 7 (38.89%) SolarWinds
9 7 (38.89%) Palo Alto
10 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (33.33%) CCNP
11 5 (27.78%) CCIE
11 5 (27.78%) HTTPS
11 5 (27.78%) WLAN
11 5 (27.78%) Meraki
11 5 (27.78%) 802.1X
12 4 (22.22%) F5

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 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
1 15 (83.33%) VPN
2 12 (66.67%) Wireless
3 11 (61.11%) DHCP
3 11 (61.11%) OSPF
3 11 (61.11%) SSL
4 10 (55.56%) BGP
4 10 (55.56%) WAN
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (50.00%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (44.44%) LAN
6 8 (44.44%) VoIP
7 5 (27.78%) HTTPS
7 5 (27.78%) WLAN
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (22.22%) FTP
8 4 (22.22%) MPLS
8 4 (22.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Information Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Data Science
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Power Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CCIE
4 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (11.11%) CISSP
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) CCSP
7 1 (5.56%) CEH
7 1 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) pfSense
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Cacti
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) Rundeck
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) OSSEC
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Palo Alto
2 7 (38.89%) SolarWinds
3 5 (27.78%) Meraki
4 4 (22.22%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Google
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Arista
6 2 (11.11%) Aruba
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
7 1 (5.56%) Darktrace
7 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.56%) Ivanti
7 1 (5.56%) Qualys
7 1 (5.56%) Trustwave