Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 231 244
Rank change year-on-year +51 +13 -28
Contract jobs citing IPsec 13 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 2.24% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 10
City of London median daily rate £375 £458 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.03% -6.15% +19.78%
10th Percentile £350 £373 £408
90th Percentile £496 £524 £576
Central London median daily rate £350 £475 £469
% change year-on-year -26.32% +1.33% +16.75%
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 506 758 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.75% 11.12% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 575 583
City of London median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £205 £163 £231
90th Percentile £671 £638 £624
Central London median daily rate £427 £441 £445
% change year-on-year -3.17% -0.90% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 15
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £39.25 £31.10 £22.55
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £15.50
% change year-on-year +5.93% +21.81% -18.42%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020, 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
4 8 (61.54%) BGP
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 7 (53.85%) VRRP
5 7 (53.85%) OSPF
5 7 (53.85%) Wireless
6 6 (46.15%) VoIP
6 6 (46.15%) WLAN
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
6 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (46.15%) HSRP
6 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
7 5 (38.46%) Multicast
7 5 (38.46%) Statistics
7 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (38.46%) CCNP
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (23.08%) Data Centre

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 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 8 (61.54%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) VRRP
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (46.15%) HSRP
5 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (46.15%) VoIP
5 6 (46.15%) WLAN
6 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
6 5 (38.46%) Multicast
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) SSL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Statistics
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Availability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (7.69%) DevSecOps
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
5 1 (7.69%) Server Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CCSA
2 2 (15.38%) CCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) AlgoSec
4 1 (7.69%) Arista
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper