The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England / East Midlands
Rank - 92 94
Contract jobs citing IPsec 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.80% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £363 £385
% change year-on-year +41.37% -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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 167 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.95% 10.29% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 103 81
Median daily rate £300 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IPsec in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in the East Midlands

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IPsec in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in the East Midlands

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) WAAS
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) DMVPN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) Telepresence
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAAS
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Radware
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec