The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England / East of England
Rank 124 121 127
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing IPsec 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.20% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £575 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.55% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £363 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £408 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +44.82% -6.45%  
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 of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 387 353 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.83% 14.37% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 196 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 63
Median hourly rate £22.85 £43.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% +84.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in the East of England

IPsec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IPsec in the East of England

IPsec
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -6 2 £575 +31.37%
Suffolk -6 1 - - 1
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) FTP
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) SSL
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) SMTP
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) LDAP
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (33.33%) IMAP
6 4 (33.33%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (25.00%) Travis CI
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (25.00%) Xen
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Jetty
1 3 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (25.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) FTP
3 7 (58.33%) SSL
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) IMAP
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (33.33%) LDAP
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) SMTP
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Support
3 1 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) Servlets
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Product Management
2 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Xen
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) WSO2