Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 177 201
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 +5
Contract jobs citing IPsec 19 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 2.09% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 4
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +29.63% -28.00%
10th Percentile £315 £204 £241
90th Percentile £477 £431 £315
England median daily rate £413 £450 £435
% change year-on-year -8.33% +3.45% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East of England median hourly rate - £29.61 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.91% +33.33%
England median hourly rate £44.50 £46.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -3.26% -3.83% +37.64%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 944 861 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.29% 17.67% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 472 462
East of England median daily rate £369 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £152 £200 £213
90th Percentile £555 £534 £525
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 74 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.10 £43.73 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -10 9 £375 +15.38% 2
Essex -14 6 £350 -
Bedfordshire -6 4 £402 +36.23%
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 14 (73.68%) SSL
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) DHCP
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) PKI
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (26.32%) Huawei
6 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
6 5 (26.32%) Information Security
6 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
6 5 (26.32%) SCCM
6 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
6 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) DFS Replication
6 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (26.32%) Junos
6 5 (26.32%) Gemalto
6 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
6 5 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (26.32%) vSphere
6 5 (26.32%) HSRP
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (26.32%) Algorithms

IPsec
Co-occurring 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 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Jetty
3 1 (5.26%) Mongrel
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) SSL
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 7 (36.84%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) BGP
4 5 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (26.32%) HSRP
4 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
4 5 (26.32%) Junos
4 5 (26.32%) NX-OS
4 5 (26.32%) OSPF
4 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 5 (26.32%) Skype
4 5 (26.32%) SNMP
4 5 (26.32%) VRRP
4 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
5 4 (21.05%) H.323
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Business Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cryptography Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
1 5 (26.32%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.79%) Presales
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) HOOD
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) FIPS 140-2
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) DFS Replication
2 5 (26.32%) NFS
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) iptables
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
1 5 (26.32%) vCenter Server
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (5.26%) PowerCLI
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Clearswift
4 5 (26.32%) Gemalto
4 5 (26.32%) Huawei
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 5 (26.32%) McAfee
4 5 (26.32%) NetApp
4 5 (26.32%) Thales
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (5.26%) Mitel
7 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds