Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 19 June 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 102 137
Rank change year-on-year -20 +35 -
Contract jobs citing IPsec 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 3.73% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £315 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
Scotland median daily rate £315 £385 £205
% change year-on-year -18.18% +87.80% -40.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 216 161 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.47% 7.95% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 111
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.70%
10th Percentile £137 £199 £263
90th Percentile £574 £515 £525
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.11% +50.00% -62.50%
10th Percentile £9.68 £15.49 £14.50
90th Percentile £16.63 £46.49 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.25 £30.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.69% -22.69% +10.65%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Edinburgh

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IPsec in Edinburgh

IPsec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IPsec in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) IPFIX
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) CCENT
6 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
7 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (14.29%) Splunk

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) IPFIX
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCENT
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) VMware